Flat Fee Services

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Initial Consultation:

To learn more about your legal situation and determine whether we're a good fit, we offer two discounted initial consultation options. The initial consult is to learn about your legal issue, provide general guidance and determine whether we are a good fit. We do not provide legal advice until you become a client:

  1. 20 minute Phone Consultation - $100

  2. Zoom or in-person Consultation - $300 for up to 1 hour.

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Business Assessment:

Up to 1 hour of intellectual property and business advising for $300. We'll ask you to sign a limited engagement agreement and we'll offer legal advice. Our goal is to identify your biggest business risks and create a legal plan to help you reduce or eliminate those risks.

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Outside General Counsel Plans:

A dedicated outside general counsel that knows the ins and outs of your business for a flat monthly fee. No hourly rate, no surprise bills, and no obligation (you can cancel any time).

We'll manage your business's legal needs during every stage of its startup, growth and exit, so you can focus on running your business efficiently and effectively.

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Other services with flat fees or estimated pricing. Click on "Patents," "Trademarks," "Copyrights," and "Contracts" below to toggle between the menus.

PATENTS

Patent "Knockout" Search

In-house searching for relevant patent publications to help inform whether filing a patent application is advisable

Starting at $1500*

*More extensive searching is available upon request

Patentability Analysis & Opinion Letter

Analysis of professional patent search results and a written opinion letter regarding the patentability of a searched-for invention

Starting at $2,500*

* Depends on length and complexity of patent search results.

Provisional Patent Application

Fees vary depending on the complexity of each invention; schedule an initial consultation for a quote.

Starting at $5,000**

**Does not include government filing fees

Non-Provisional Patent Application

Fees vary depending on the complexity of each invention; schedule an initial consultation for a quote.

Starting at $7,500**

**Does not include government filing fees

Design Patent Application

Fees vary depending on the complexity of each invention; schedule an initial consultation for a quote.

Starting at $2,000**

**Does not include government filing fees

TRADEMARKS

Trademark "Knockout" Search

Up to 2 hours of searching for confusingly similar trademarks, to help inform whether filing a federal trademark application is advisable.

$750

Federal Trademark Application - Basic Package

Preparation and filing of a federal trademark application for one mark or design with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, to preserve your rights in your company's name, logos, and branding. Includes a trademark "knock out" search on the USPTO database.

$1200*

*Does not include government filing fees, which run $225-275 per class of goods or services. Also does not include a professional trademark search.

Federal Trademark Application - Best Practices Package

Preparation and filing of a trademark application for one mark or design with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office; also includes a (1) professional trademark search and (2) trademark opinion letter based on the search

$2,500*

*Does not include government filing fees, which run $225-275 per class of goods or services, or professional search firm fees which run from $700-$800 per mark.

COPYRIGHTS

Federal Copyright Registration

Registration of a single copyrightable work (e.g., a song, literary work, sculpture, illustration, etc.) with the U.S. Copyright Office

$500*

*Does not include government filing fees, which typically run $45-$95 per copyrightable work.

IP CONTRACTS

IP Contribution & Assignment Agreement

Drafting of a custom intellectual property contribution and assignment agreement, defining the rights and obligations that the that contributor/assignor grants to the recipient

Starting at $750*

* Depends on complexity of the transaction.

IP Licensing Agreement

Drafting of a custom intellectual property licensing agreement, defining the rights and obligations between the licensor (the person who owns the IP) and the licensee (the person licensing the IP)

Starting at $750*

* Depends on complexity of the transaction.

Non-Disclosure & Confidentiality Agreement

Drafting of a custom non-disclosure and confidentiality agreement, in which an employee promises not to disclose specific information (such as regarding patents and trade secrets) to outside parties

Starting at $500*

* Depends on complexity of the transaction.

BUSINESS CONTRACTS

Operating Agreement

Drafting of a custom operating agreement for your business, including essential terms about ownership and management of the company, how profits and losses are allocated, how to sell your ownership interest, and more

Starting at $1,000*

* Depends on complexity of venture and number of members.

Independent Contractor Agreement

Drafting of a custom independent contractor agreement, including important terms such as the rights and obligations of the contracting parties, scope of work, allocation of intellectual property rights, and more

Starting at $500*

* Depends on complexity of transaction.

Consulting Agreement

Drafting of a custom consulting agreement, defining rights and obligations of a consultant and a business or individual retaining the consultant's services (regarding intellectual property and more)

Starting at $750*

* Depends on complexity of transaction.

Non-Solicitation Agreement

Drafting of a custom non-solicitation agreement, stating that an employee agrees not to solicit an employer's clients or customers for the employee's own benefit (or for the benefit of a competitor), after leaving the company

Starting at $375*

* Depends on complexity of transaction.

Non-Competition Agreement

Drafting of a custom non-competition agreement, in which an employee agrees not to enter into or start a similar profession or trade in competition against their employer

Starting at $375*

* Depends on complexity of transaction.

Employment Agreement for Non-Management Employees

Drafting of a custom employment agreement for non-management employees, setting forth the rights and responsibilities of the employer and non-management employee (regarding intellectual property and more)

Starting at $750*

* Depends on complexity of transaction.

Employment Agreement for Management Employees

Drafting of a custom employment agreement for management employees, setting forth the rights and responsibilities of the employer and management employee (regarding intellectual property and more)

Starting at $1,125*

* Depends on complexity of employment relationship

Employee Handbook

Drafting of a custom employee handbook, setting forth the rights and responsibilities of the employer and employee, and various policies of the employer (regarding intellectual property and more)

Starting at $2,000*

* Depends upon the number and complexity of employer personnel policies.

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