Picking the right category of goods or services for a trademark application appears deceptively simple. After all, if you’re selling handbags and hats, you’d choose the categories of handbags and hats, right? Not so fast. I always tell my trademark clients that when it comes to trademark applications, the devil is in the details. What […]
Documents Needed for Women or Minority Owned Business Certification
Applying for certification as a minority or women-owned business enterprise takes a lot of work….and paperwork. If your business is looking to obtain government contracts, becoming certified as a women or minority-owned business can give you a leg up. What kinds of documents might you need? 1) Be prepared to share financials. Many people are […]
High Five Holidays
We are excited to announce High Five Holidays! This November and December, up to 5%* of received legal fees will be donated to Toys for Tots. We are tremendously grateful for the support of all of our clients this year and are so excited to give back. We’d love to invite you to make a […]
Do I Need a Business Plan?
I encourage all of my clients to draft a business plan on two occasions: 1) when first starting a business and 2) when expanding or after three years in business. In fact, I typically won’t meet with new business owners that don’t have a plan in place. Why? A plan doesn’t have to be a […]
How Much Does A Trademark Lawyer Cost?
What does it cost to hire a trademark lawyer? The real answer – it depends! Depending on what type of trademark needs you have, trademark lawyer fees can range in the hundreds to the multi-thousands of dollars. For a trademark search and application, many lawyers will charge a flat fee. Find out what is included […]