John Taddeo is the business lawyer with true business experience.

For 20 years prior to attending law school John launched and operated successful companies in the areas of technology, finance, capitalization, hospitality, gaming, real estate, publishing, entertainment, media, manufacturing and retail.

There’s a difference when it’s your money at risk, and it’s not something that can be learned in law school or when you’re charging by the hour.

The first hand entrepreneurial and business experience John brings to being an attorney can save your company thousands of dollars in legal hours, and offer you creative innovative strategies that  always seem to escape lawyers who never had to place their own time and money at risk.

John’s Specialties are:

  • Branding
  • Business Development (Examples)
  • Distribution
  • Entertainment including print, television, radio and new media production.
  • Film, including writing, directing, editing and production
  • Internet and Information Technology (IT), including websites, web development and online services
  • Information Technology
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing (See Partial Projects List)
  • Marketing, including POS Materials, advertising design, media buying, production, New Media and Social Media
  • Negotiation
  • Point of Sales Material Design, Creation & Manufacture (Examples)
  • Product Development & Refinement (Examples)
  • Public Relations and Press (Examples of Pick Ups Across Multiple Industries)
  • Publishing, including printing
  • Sales, Including Building and Training Sales Teams
  • Search engine Optimization (SEO) (Screenshots of John’s Clients on Page 1 Google)
  • Social Media
  • Software Development
  • Team Building
  • Telecommunications
  • Venture Capital including Stock Offerings and Private Placements
  • Writing, including ad copy-writing, white papers, books, articles and fiction (Ghostwriting) (Partial List of John’s Published Works)

Throughout this website you will find examples of John’s impact with various companies that have given John permission to post examples of his work online.  Although this site is an incomplete list of John’s projects, a link has been provided next to each specialty to offer an easy path to some examples of his work in each specific field.

John is also registered at the Internet Movie Database as an award winning writer and director.

  • Co-founded full service value priced Business Division of boutique law firm catering to start-up, growth and emerging businesses. www.PTD.Law
  • Founded “START” program to provide reduced price legal services and representation to small and start-up businesses.
  • Brought numerous companies to page 1 of Google organic search via 100% authentic white hat online marketing and promotion.
  • Search engine optimization speaker, trainer and instructor to numerous private and public companies.
  • Created and developed online interactive tools to help businesses quickly and inexpensively grow and develop social media followings on sites such as Google+1, Twitter, Facebook and more.
  • Managed full time design team producing online and print advertising.
  • Television and online video production.
  • Wrote and executed company marketing plan.
  • Created trade and marketing materials including website, affiliate program, animated banners, SEO strategy, press strategy, and sales images.
  • Created and launched BP lead generation programs including landing pages, seo of landing pages, name capture and auto-responder marketing.
  • Produced Bubble Protection strategy guide.
  • Created Affiliate Partners Area of website, where affiliates could download banners as well as unique content for their respective sites.
  • Created Auto-Links plug-in allowing affiliates to “Auto-Link” key words, phrases and images to BP, monetizing otherwise unlinked content.
  • Conceptualized and co-created LikesPro, FollowsPro and PlusOne Pro social media exchange websites to attract partner website owners to Bubble Protection sales programs.
  • Member of Executive Product Development Team. 
  • Designed all aspects of the brand including bottle design and techniques for manufacturing.
  • Advanced the brand to 26 States and 7 Countries.
  • Sold pallets of product into industry giants such as Walmart and Walgreens.
  • Created and Introduced to the Mexican Tequila Authority the infused & flavored tequila market segment.
  • Filed and facilitated all State and Federal label registrations and brand registrations.
  • Filed all company trademarks, including participation prior to becoming a lawyer in battle at USPTO hearing for refusal to grant the trademark, and a protracted trademark defense.
  • Created “World-File” system allows retailers and distributors to download ready to print POS materials.
  • Won awards for product quality in the United States and Mexico.
  • Created Php Application App “Press Generator” online system which allowed liquor retailers to auto generate custom press releases to promote their retail store and Voodoo Tiki Tequila.
  • Negotiated media rates and marketing costs to amounts far below industry standards.
  • Created all “World-File” POS materials such as posters, paintings, shelf talkers, real talking shelf talkers, tri-fold brochures, sales materials, floor talkers, car wraps & more.
  • Search Engine Optimization, including reaching page 1 of Google organic search
  • Developed New Media online marketing, promotion and advertising videos and interactive games.
  • Applying smartphone technology to the liquor industry, created and developed the world’s first Real Talking Shelf Talkers.
  • Company Spokesperson at Distributor meetings, sales meetings, tequila seminars and trade shows around the world.
  • Created website, auto-responder daily and weekly newsletters, and animated banners for retailers.
  • Wrote and Produced photo recipe guide 100 Margaritas.
  • Designed, created and merchandised dozens of trade show appearances including POS, giveaways, tastings, and signage.
  • Created FCM One Trade Station software in conjunction with graduate students from the Haas School of Business at Berkeley University.
  • Co-wrote FCM One algorithm, which utilized multiple APIs to amass over sixty( 60) “moment to moment” developing factors, in order to present currency investors competitive pricing on actual, future, and derivatives (options) on more than a dozen world currencies.
  • Co-Created “Commodities Management System” complete operations and marketing software for investment firms.
  • Created the industry first online training and sales videos in both flash and streaming.
  • Created industry first “Turn Key” solution for retail brokerage houses wanting to enter the developing foreign currency trading industry.
  • Sold company for multi-million sum.
  • Created Series 3 and Series 7 broker education firm that trained hundreds of series 3 commodities brokers.
  • Created two (2) week intensive program which allowed green trainees to become licensed series 3 commodities brokers in two weeks.
  • Lead classroom instructor on all investment topics including derivatives (options), accounts, compliance, purchases, sales and all SEC, NFA and CFTC rules and regulations.
  • Developed online and traditional advertising and marketing  programs to procure sales leads for various industries in full compliance with the rules of each respective industry, each respective State’s rules and regulations, and all Federal rules including Federal Do-Not-Call list compliance.
  • Developed architecture for Mega-Media Leads sales software which priced millions of individual business leads based upon numerous and constantly updating factors.
  • Company sold hundreds of thousands of leads annually, with revenues in excess of $40,000 monthly.
  • Assembled and organized celebrity investor group including partners Adam West (TVs Batman) and Lou Ferrigno (TV live action and animation The Incredible Hulk).
  • Drafted private placement to raise 1,000,000 of investor capital.
  • Negotiated major deals with industry leaders such as Bacardi Brands, Southern Wine and Spirits, and many more.
  • Designed and produced menus, all signage, Point of Sale.
  • Designed and developed hundreds of Cartoon Saloon branded products.
  • Merchandised “Shop” in restaurant including interactive displays, in house TVs running promos (“bumpers”).
  • Trained and managed sales and service staff of over 100 employees.
  • Developed and Managed major press and marketing coverage including appearances on Deco Drive, The Howard Stern Show, News with Todd Tongen and dozens of other Radio and TV appearances.
  • Designed and produced comic book covers, sales solicitations and dozens of ads which appeared in numerous trade publications.
  • Designed and produced Retailer Sales Materials (POS Materials) for over 5,000 stores worldwide including posters, videos, store signage, shelf talkers, special editions and in store displays.
  • Designed and developed consumer marketing and retailer incentive programs
  • Trained and managed trade show staff.
  • Spoke on industry panels.  Discussed new products and provided interviews on products with members of the press.
  • Met with retailers to provide merchandising and display training, including seminars with employees on hand selling Big E Products.
  • Creator and Executive Editor of Flair Presents the Marvel Universe Trading Card Brand.
  • Co-Creator Fleer Marvel Masterpieces Brand including Hidlebrandt Brothers Marvel Masterpieces and Boris ValleJo Marvel Marvel Masterpieces.
  • Co-creator and Executive Editor Inaugural Spider-Man Ultra featuring the art of Mark Bagley.
  • Executive editor Fleer Ultra Presents MTV Animation 
  • Editor Fleer Ultra X-Men 1995
  • Revolutionized the design, merchandising and production of comic books and trading cards, including holograms, glow in the dark, pop up, Chromium, metal, multilayer embossed and other techniques that captured the attention of the retailer and consumer to drive sales.
  • Designed and produced comic covers, book and box packaging, sales solicitations and dozens of ads which appeared in numerous trade publications.
  • Designed and produced Retailer Sales Materials (POS Materials) for over 5,000 stores worldwide including posters, videos, store signage, shelf talkers, special editions and in store displays.
  • Produced, wrote, edited and narrated product video presentations.
  • Designed and developed consumer marketing and retailer incentive programs
  • Trained and managed trade show staff.
  • Spoke on industry panels.  Gave interviews on new products.
  • Met with retailers to provide merchandising and display training, including seminars with employees on hand selling Marvel and Fleer Products.
  • Founder and Creator of three store chain.
  • Designed and produced all sales materials, POS, merchandising, displays, window signage and displays.
  • Designed and produced monthly “Buyers Guide” / Newsletter.
  • Marketed stores at local trade shows, shopping mall events, direct mail campaign.

Created customer retention campaigns, including in store events, parties, celebrity appearances and event marketing.