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Yak Pak's Trademark and Related Intellectual Property Go Up for Auction


--Youthful brand is synonymous with colorful and innovative backpacks and messenger bags

NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bids for the Yak Pak Trademark—a brand associated with the New York-based backpack-maker known for innovations such as the first micro and mini backpacks, DJ bags, origami bags and cross-body shoulder bags—are due by 5 p.m. EST on March 6, announced auctioneer Tiger Remarketing Services, a division of Tiger Group.

Conducted on behalf of secured-creditor Wells Fargo Trade Capital Services, Inc., the sale includes rights, title and interest in the trademark and related intellectual property for Yak Pak. Sealed bid packages are available at

Started out of a college dorm room, Yak Pak earned its claim to fame by bringing fashionable prints to the then-stodgy and monochrome backpack market and by taking new approaches to the design of backpacks, messenger bags and other products, noted Jeff Tanenbaum, president of Tiger Remarketing Services, which is based in Westlake Village, Calif. Yak Paks can be found in a host of retail locations across the United States and Canada, including specialty stores, college bookstores, sporting-goods retailers and more.

"The Yak Pak brand, with its slogan, 'A bag isn't just something you carry, it's something you wear,' enjoys a reputation, not only for its creativity, but for sponsoring various music events and charity functions, and for being featured in the popular media," explained intellectual property specialist Bradley Snyder, a managing director of Tiger Group.

All bids must be submitted using the bid form provided at They must also be accompanied by a deposit as provided for in the bid package. Deposits are accepted by cashier's check or wire transfer and will be refunded within 72 hours to unsuccessful bidders.

About Tiger Remarketing Services Division

Tiger Remarketing Services and its affiliates at Tiger Group provide advisory, restructuring, valuation, disposition and auction services within a broad range of retail, wholesale, and industrial sectors.  With over 40 years of experience and substantial financial backing, Tiger offers a uniquely nimble combination of expertise, innovation and financial resources to drive results. Tiger's seasoned professionals help clients identify the underlying value of assets, monitor asset risk factors and, when needed, convert assets to capital in a variety of ways quickly and decisively.  Tiger's collaborative and no-nonsense approach is the foundation for its many long-term 'partner' relationships and decades of uninterrupted success.  Tiger maintains offices in Boston, Los Angeles, New York and Atlanta. To learn more about Tiger, please visit

SOURCE Tiger Remarketing Services

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