Farley Weiss has practiced intellectual property law since 1990. Mr. Weiss has significant experience handling trademark, service mark and copyright applications.
As a trademark attorney and copyright lawyer, Mr. Weiss has filed more than 1,000 trademark, service mark and copyright applications. In 1988, Mr. Weiss served as a law clerk for Justice Menachem Elon, who at the time was the Vice President of the Supreme Court of Israel.
Some of Farley’s notable clients include singers Debbie Sledge of Sister Sledge, Uncle Moishy, and Shlock Rock. Farley also represents numerous other clients, including public companies like Iveda. .
Prior to his career in law, Mr. Weiss played professional tennis and achieved a world ranking of 736 in singles and 713 in doubles through tournaments played in the U.S., Finland and Spain. As a nationally ranked junior tennis player, Mr. Weiss was a member of the winning Phoenix Junior Davis Cup team for three consecutive years. Mr. Weiss was inducted into the Phoenix Country Day Schools sports hall of fame for winning five individual state high school tennis titles from 1976 to 1981; including his first in 7th grade before a new ruling stipulating players must be in high school to compete.
Mr. Weiss is currently Chairman of the Israel Heritage Foundation and Past President of the National Council of Young Israel. .Farley is a co-author of the new groundbreaking book on the move of the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem entitled “Because It’s Just and Right; The Untold Back-story of the U.S. Recognition of Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel and Moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem.” The book, which is now on sale on Amazon, has a foreword from Senator Jon Kyl and blurbs by Senator Joe Lieberman, Alan Dershowitz, Ambassador David Friedman, Governor Mike Huckabee and others. Farley has appeared on television shows including Newxmax with Chris Salcido and Fox Business News with Stuart Varney and Farley has written numerous articles on JNS.org and for other publications including the Arizona Republic and the Jerusalem Post.
Mr. Weiss is married to Jessica Weiss, who practices Immigration law with Weiss & Moy. They have six children.
- J.D., Arizona State University College of Law, 1989
- B.A., History, University of Pennsylvania, 1985
- Arizona, 1990
- U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1990
- California, 1990
- State Bar of Arizona
- Arizona Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section
- President of the National Council of Young Israel
- Zionist Organization of America, National Vice President
- Center for Advanced Middle East Studies, Senior Fellow
- Quoted authority on copyright law, The Arizona Republic, March 6, 1997 and Fashion Wire Daily, August 4, 2000
- Mr. Weiss has published a number of articles on matters relating to U.S.-Israel relations and policies in The Jerusalem Post, The Forward, The Arizona Republic, The Phoenix Gazette and The Jewish News of Greater Phoenix.
- “Copyright Law,” Scottsdale Community College, 1996
- Mr. Weiss has also served as a presenter and panelist on topics relating to U.S.-Israel relations.