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Friday, April 10, 2015

'Get Framed' with F.O.S. Trends

My friend Mike recently obtained the last piece of the puzzle in December 2014,  by obtaining the third Intellectual property for his invention the F.O.S. Frame and now his business and frame American F.O.S. Trends Official Website completed & open to the WORLD be able to get the exposure he so desires in dreaming " for social media to  help drive a  brand new fashion trend which could honestly be historical since it has never been done before.

And if it actually succeeds and becomes known globally, we can all say it was "Made in Miami." I am happy to be associated with it since I was the one who contributed the cartoons that capture his concept and trademark so beautifully."

Mike is now looking for a fashion designer or anyone with seed money to help get the F.O.S. Frames moving. 
The total package is complete - 3 intellectual  properties bind one another for legal strength. "It is the first time in history an invention can potentially have social media drive fashion trends, says Mike. 

The F.O.S. Trademark represents probably one of the most powerful messages on the planet - freedom of speech and expression. The display frame concept's underlying purpose allows you to express yourself  creatively in any way your heart desires - thus binding three Intellectual Properties as a "solid package for this new invention.

The F.O.S. Frame (Freedom Of Speech) combines social media and fashion in a brand new concept never seen before. You basically wear an Instagram-type image on your person somewhere on your clothing! As you can see by the image above, the Pit Bull ad was placed in the F.O.S. on this jeans jacket. You can put any image in any type of F.O.S., there's an F.O.S. frame for all sort of clothing and items including jackets, shirts, hats, even neckties and backpacks.

The frame contains a plastic transparent or translucent receptacle, so that any visual display can be incorporated, such as a message, picture, image, graphic, artwork or anything for that matter as desired. I was the first human being to hear about this idea from the moment of inception about eight years ago. 

This frame could be a big rejuvenation for newspapers and magazines as people will possibly look for images to put into the frames. Mike told me, "I would love for companies and individuals to support and possibly consider endorsing their F.O.S Fashion Frame since it is a new form of expression with limitless opportunities that can be a form of free advertising. Wouldn't all companies not mind having this new form of communication in our streets and on our backs. Imagine Ads that can be desirable for consumers that they may want to keep & wear over and over again.... that can actually come from newspapers and magazines. Wouldn't these industries love it?"

See the F.O.S. Fashion Frame and get all the details including the marketing plan and see the video presentation at

For linking to this one story, just click on the time it was posted & just this story will open for sharing - only through social media. Not copying and pasting.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sorry grape, I like your site, but was painful to read, made no sense.

April 10, 2015 12:41 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Is this a joke.please tell me this is an April fools joke

April 10, 2015 8:43 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This invention already exist for iPhone and galaxy 3 and it floped.

April 10, 2015 8:50 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I don't understand, are you supposed to get thew FOS on existing clothing items or is it something that you add to your existing outfit, their web site needs a lot of work if not a total redesign.

April 11, 2015 10:07 AM  
Blogger Michael Forte said...

Very cool! Maybe we'll have less people looking down at their phones & be more interactive ! Great for kids to SHARE, & LEARN while having fun!

April 11, 2015 10:30 AM  
Blogger Michael Forte said...

Any time we can add a NEW FORM OF EXPRESSION ... I believe it's a good thing ! When I've seen kids react enthusiastically & excited - I know it's right! It will be a way they can be more interactive, while SHOWCASING their interests & talents . It may even surprise some parents things about their kids they did not know about before. And be honest --- if it doesn't look good inside the FRAME ... Don't blame the INVENTION that's been approved by the U.S Patent Office. Tell me also can you name any other TM that has incredible significance & meaning ? F.O.S. - signifies freedom of speech & expression . It would be so UNAMERICAN to have a problem with it .... You know what I'm saying?

April 11, 2015 10:37 AM  
Blogger Michael Forte said...

If I may explain, this "DISPLAY FRAME" for apparel & accessories is an attribute / addition for existing designs or possibly NEW Designs - for a PATENT. It is thru LICENSING that fashion co.s / manufacturers would be permitted to use do to patent/ intellectual property law.. Google it ... It's interesting.

April 11, 2015 10:58 AM  
Blogger Michael Forte said...

I know what you mean , licensing out intellectual properties is quite complex's very difficult to understand . Licensing has some of the most intricate contracts . Hope you are not still in pain . 😀.

April 12, 2015 7:22 AM  
Blogger Michael Forte said...

Hope you appreciate this true story. I woke up this morning compelling me to " GO BACK " to the envelop I initially put thru to our good old U.S. Post Office ...suggested by friends , to actually "put in writing to yourself" the concept .... just in case someone else steals the concept & teys to get it out on the market BEGORE THE ACTUAL PATENTS ARE APPROVED .... and guess when I actually mails it ... Is this funny or what, APRIL 1, 2008 !!! Believe it or not ! I will send photos of the envelope to the as proof. Thanks, I think .... Not sure if I would have gone back to that envelop if you didn't make that funny comment. Have a great day !

April 12, 2015 7:30 AM  
Blogger Michael Forte said...

Not sure what invention you are speaking about but we have literally obtained three intellectual properties -- between U.S. Patent Office & Trademark office that pertains to the story

April 12, 2015 7:53 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I read the article, went to the website, and read the odd comments here. Still have no idea what this is.

April 12, 2015 9:23 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Look up digital dudz shirt

April 13, 2015 9:55 AM  
Blogger Michael Forte said...

I truly understand why it can be confusing. Most people relate to PATENTS that are technical specific . Ours unfortunately can be confusing to most people because it is CONCEPT & PURPOSE DRIVEN . We believe, due to its simplicity & use we do not want any one brand to control such a beautiful NEW FORM OF EXPRESSION that INSPIRES & EMPOWERS ONE'S CREATIVITY due to having "TO THINK" on their own, since they are the ones who decides what they so desire to display. Now to give you an example in marketing --- we all probably own one or more jean jackets, right? But of course the FASHION INDUSTRY WANTS US TO CONTINUE BUYING MORE possibly due to color or latest trend. We are making it EZ for the FASHION DESIGNERS to only have to add this display frame to an existing design, before creating new citing ones WHICH TRANSFORMS their previous garment to NOW an apparel or accessory that has PURPOSE while displaying anything they so desire -- linking fashion to social media & automatically to advertising to to our culture & society. We believe our F.O.S. Fashion Frame & other F.O.S. Trends will be a future garment that will be a MUST due to the direction our society is going with instantaneous global communication with incredible resources such as digital, HD items that will showcase messages & photos in ways that were never seen before . It will truly be a blast to watch it evolve &. grow by " the people's own doing."

April 13, 2015 10:12 PM  
Blogger Michael Forte said...

Those digital dudz shirts are truly very cool but they are one permanent gorgeous graphic per shirt . Out concept wants you to decide what you want to display, as well as be able to remove, replace, save and possibly reuse if you so desire . You have to use your brain with our concept ... And it really is fun showcasing your personality because obviously you' will only put something YOUR INTERESTED IN DISPLAYING .

April 13, 2015 10:17 PM  

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