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Great Brands. Smart Results.™

OUR BRAND PROTECTION SERVICES

We recognize that a strong brand is a well-protected brand.  We secure all the legal documentation needed to demonstrate and validate your intellectual property rights.  We can help enforce your rights too!

TM Registration, Office Actions, TM Watch

TRADEMARK REGISTRATION
starting at $1700 

OFFICE ACTION RESPONSE
starting at $1200 

 TRADEMARK WATCH
$1600 annually or
$500 per qu
arter
 

Copyrights, C&D Representation, TM Renewal
Contracts to Secure, License, and Assign IP
Int'l TM + Litigation Representation

What is this for?
 

For businesses that have created brand identifiers to differentiate themselves in the marketplace, we can file for federal trademark protection to provide you exclusive ownership rights to your brand name, logo, tagline, or anything else you're using to help your consumer identify your goods and services.
 

This certificate goes a long way in internet takedowns, securing Amazon Brand Registry, and streamlined cease and desist efforts.  You can also boost investors' confidence when pitching by showing ownership of your brand identifiers. 


 

What's included:


a 30-minute attorney-client Kick-Off Call
 

a comprehensive trademark search*
 

legal opinion letter sharing the results of a trademark search
 

a 20-minute attorney-client meeting to answer any questions you may have
 

a complimentary re-do of a trademark clearance if you choose to rebrand*
 

application prepared and filed
 

filing fees up to $500*
 

monitoring of your application
 

response to non-substantive procedural actions from the USPTO*
 

monthly updates on application status
 

a digital copy of your trademark certificate


*reflected in tiered pricing

COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION
starting at $1000 

What is this for?
 

For businesses and content creators with original works of creative expression for sale or consumption by the consumer.  Allow us to secure registration certificates to demonstrate and validate your ownership of your creativity.  This certificate gives you rights to engage in takedowns and cease and desist demands. 

 

What's included:

a 30-minute attorney-client Kick-Off Call
 

a copyrights clearance + analysis
 

application prepared and filed
 

filing fees up to $100
 

monitoring of your application
 

response to technical procedural actions from the Copyright Office
 

monthly updates on application status
 

a physical copy of your registration certificate

If you're a content creator, check out our brand management subscription service that allows us to register your content at regular, proactive intervals.

CONTRACTS TO SECURE IDEAS
TRADE SECRETS, & PROPRIETARY INFO

starting cost varies

What is this for?
 

Some IP isn't protected by registrations; it is protected with trade secret law, contracts, policies, and guidelines. These can be non-disclosure agreements, confidentiality agreements, releases, work-for-hire agreements, website policies, operating agreements. 

We offer:

trade secret identification
trade secret protection program development

document templates

document review

document revisions

document negotiations

custom document drafting


 

These services can be offered at no additional cost as part of our brand strategy subscription services.

INTERNATIONAL TRADEMARK REGISTRATION
starting at $4500 

What is this for?
 

For businesses who are selling products and services overseas (or plan to).  The USPTO covers only protection in the United States.  We can secure trademark protection in the countries you are doing significant number of transactions to increase your protections and the value of your IP portfolio.   
 

 

What's included:
 

a 30-minute attorney-client Kick-Off Call
 

collection & assessment of evidence undergirding USPTO and international trademark applications for designated countries

a comprehensive trademark search 

legal opinion letter sharing the results of a trademark search
 

a 20-minute attorney-client meeting to answer any questions you may have
 

application prepared and filed with the World Intellectual Property Organization ("WIPO")

application prepared and filed

 

filing fees for one class for
for one country

monitoring of your application
 

response to non-substantive procedural actions from the USPTO
 

monthly updates on application status
 

a digital copy of your trademark certificate

What is this for?
 

If you filed your trademark application yourself (or used a third-party service like Legal Zoom) but now the USPTO has issued an Office Action refusing to register your mark, we can jump right in to represent you in front of the USPTO.  Let us save your application from abandoning by seeing it through to registration..

What's included:

a 30-minute attorney-client Kick-Off Call

comprehensive legal research and analysis for successful legal arguments and strategy


office action application prepared and filed


monitoring of your application


monthly updates on application status


a digital copy of your trademark certificate

CEASE & DESIST REPRESENTATION
offered in 3 or 6
month retainers

starting at $750/month

What is this for?
 

If you have received a cease and desist letter or believe you need to send one, this service allows us to do a deep dive into the facts of the situation to determine the rights and liabilities of everyone involved and create a legal strategy for your success.

What's included:
 

a 40-minute attorney-client Kick-Off Call

comprehensive legal research and analysis for successful legal arguments and strategy

drafting and issuance of the initial letter
 

unlimited follow up letters to opposing party/client


unlimited calls and email communications with opposing party/counsel towards resolution of the issue  

 

unlimited client updates & scheduled check ins

CONTRACTS TO LICENSE IP TO OTHERS
starting cost varies

What is this for?
 

A well-protected brand can attract opportunities to partner with other brands to generate revenue and gain exposure to new markets.  Allow us to make sure that the fine print of your IP licensing deal covers all the bases.

We offer:

development of licensing programs

monetization strategic planning

templates

document review

document revisions

document negotiations

custom document drafting

 

 

These services are offered at no additional cost as part of our brand strategy subscription services.

 ON-DEMAND DOCUMENT REVIEW
$500
 

Who is this for?
 

For those who need a contract or other legal document reviewed for clarity and understanding prior to signing.  We will review your document in -advance and schedule a 30-minute attorney client meeting with you to walk you through the document, highlight key terms, and bring legal concerns to your attention.  

TTAB REPRESENTATION
offered in
monthly retainers

starting at $2500/month

What is this for?
 

Federal trademark applications can be opposed by brand owners who believe your application, if registered, will harm their trademark rights.  

Federal trademark registrations can be cancelled by brand owners who believe your registration is invalidated by their trademark rights.

If your trademark is being opposed or cancelled, or you believe you need to oppose or cancel someone else's trademark, we can help with that.

 

What's included:

a 40-minute attorney-client Kick-Off Call

comprehensive legal research and analysis for successful legal arguments and strategy

representation before the
US Trademark Trials and Appeals Board

unlimited correspondence to opposing party/client


unlimited calls and email communications with opposing party/counsel towards resolution of the issue  

 

unlimited client updates & scheduled check ins

What is this for?
 

The law requires brand owners take on the duty of keeping an eye on the marketplace for copycats and infringing uses of their trademarks.  The USPTO does NOT do this brand owners.  Allow us to use our fancy AI tools (and some good old fashioned experience) to notify you of copycats early. 

 

What's included:
 

monthly report on trademark applications filed or published that are potentially infringing one (1) mark

detailed quarterly opinion letter detailing potentially infringing trademarks in the marketplace re one (1) mark)


representation at the USPTO on one (1) mark


renewal and maintenance reminders on one (1) mark


*service includes cease & desist and/or renewal for an additional investment

This service is offered at no additional cost as part of our brand strategy subscription services.

 TRADEMARK MAINTENANCE FILINGS
starting at $1700
 

What is this for?
 

Your trademark registration is not forever.  It must be renewed and maintained at various intervals, or your registration will be cancelled.  Allow us to be attorney of record on your registration so we can keep tabs of these dates for you and complete your filings on time.  

 

What's included:
 

assessment of trademark registration for Section 8 renewal protection
 

assessment of trademark registration for incontestability protection, thereby rendering your trademark immune from common attacks by third parties

includes filing fees up to $500

representation before the USPTO

unlimited client updates & scheduled check ins

This service is offered at no additional cost as part of our brand strategy subscription services.

 ASSIGNMENTS OF IP TO OTHERS
starting at $1185
 

What is this for?
 

IP is exactly that - property.

It can be bought and sold in the marketplace.  When this needs to happen, allow us to draft an assignment agreement and record the assignment with the appropriate federal government agency to solidify the transfer of ownership.

 

What's included:
 

a 40-minute attorney-client Kick-Off Call to learn more about the IP asset(s) being assigned and the transaction underlying the assignment

 

collecting/gathering/clearing proof of IP ownership of the IP asset(s) 
 

drafting of assignment agreement

30-minute attorney-client meeting to review the initial draft

 

includes two revisions of the initial draft

Includes recordation of the assignment with the appropriate governmental agency

includes recordation fees up to $100

 

monthly updates on recordation status

digital proof of recordation

 UDRP REPRESENTATION
starting at $3500
 

What is this for?

You wake up one day and notice that someone has started a website with a domain that is confusingly similar to your trademark....and you believe they are doing this with bad intent.  Our office can request special relief from the international body that can order the domain name be stripped from the counterfeiter and transferred directly to you.    


 

What's included:
 

a 40-minute attorney-client Kick-Off Call

comprehensive legal research and analysis for successful legal arguments and strategy

collection and assessment of evidence to support claims

drafting of UDRP complaint

 

filing of complaint*
 

unlimited client updates & scheduled check ins

*excludes filing fees

maintenance
Copyright
Non-Profit
Litigation PR & Comms

LITIGATION PUBLIC RELATIONS + COMMUNICATIONS
starting at $300/hr or offered in 3 or 6 month
 retainers
starting at $2750/mth 

Who is this for?

For brands that find themselves in public controversy or public conversation that could negatively impact their brand reputation and value. 

For brands that are in a legal dispute that could be aided by media strategy to get their narrative told to the public. 

 

What is this for?​
 

tmalaw knows that in today's world, "no comment" will not fly. Allow tmalaw™ to communicate and coordinate with journalists and media outlets to communicate brand issues and litigation goings-on so they are informed when they are preparing to publish their news reports and articles.

What's offered:

 

Holding Statements
Press Releases
Press Conferences
Spokesperson Services
Media Briefs
Internal + External Communications
Opposition Research 
Consulting

 NONPROFIT FORMATION +501C3 TAX EXEMPTION 
starting at $2100 

What is this for?

For brands who have decided to start a non-profit arm of their brand and wish to work with brand attorneys to properly set up the non-profit entity, ensure proper ownership and licensing of all intellectual property, and apply for appropriate tax exemptions with the IRS.  
 

What's included:
 

a 40-minute attorney-client Kick-Off Call

formation of non-profit entity
(includes filing fees up to $100)

securing new EIN number

drafting of non-profit bylaws

preparation of tax exemption application
(includes filing fees pu to $300)

monitoring of your application

40-minute attorney-client Wrap Up Call to walk you through your new corporate responsibilities

plus counseling on ownership and licensing of IP assets of your businesses

Ready to get started with a legal project? 
Let's schedule a call to discuss the needs of your business.

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