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Welcome to R.J. Pierce Law P.C.

The Trademark Law Boutique Firm™

“Would you build a house on land you don’t own? So why are you building a brand and
you don’t own it?”

ROSEZENA J. PIERCE, ESQ.

THE BIZ LAWYER®

Our clients are innovative with an entrepreneurial spirit. At R.J. Pierce Law Group we help you protect the brand you worked so hard to build. We are here to serve your trademark legal needs and help you overcome any challenge you and your brand are facing within your creative business. We are committed to providing cutting edge trademark services.
Our clients are innovative with an entrepreneurial spirit. At R.J. Pierce Law Group we help you protect the brand you worked so hard to build. We are here to serve your trademark legal needs and help you overcome any challenge you and your brand are facing within your creative business. We are committed to providing cutting edge trademark services.
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Years of Experience

Industries We Specialize In

Beauty

Music

Fashion

Photography

Startups

Small Business

Video Production

Internet Businesss

Areas of Intellectual Property

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Frequently Ask Questions

It can take anywhere from 7 to 9 months without any issues or even longer if issues arise during the process. It is a lengthy process but you have a level of protection the moment your trademark application is on file with the USPTO. 

 

If you have not used your mark in commerce yet, but have a good faith intention to do so in the future, you can file an application to register your trademark or service mark under an intent-to-use filing basis. Although you don’t need to use your mark in commerce before filing documents and paying additional fees within certain time frames before your mark may register. 

The registered trademark can last indefinitely if the owner continues to use the mark o or in connection with the goods and services listed in registration, provided that the owner timely files all necessary maintenance documentation. Maintenance documents are required to be filed, and fee paid, before the end of the sixth year, and before the end of the subsequent ten year intervals, following registration. 

An office action is an official letter sent by the USPTO. In it, an examining attorney lists any legal problems with your trademark, as well as with the application itself. All legal problems in the office action must be resolved before the trademark can be registered. 

A trademark is the brand name that distinguishes the goods or products of a particular entity from another business goods or services. A service mark, on the other hand, is essentially the same thing, but instead of representing a specific good or product, it represents a particular service offered by a company or other source. 

The flat rate you are paying includes the filing fees that go to the United States Patent and Trademark Office also includes a 15 minute Discovery Call or Onboarding Call, Preliminary Knockout Search, Opinion Letter, One on One Consult, Filing of Trademark Application, and Status updates of application throughout process. This rate is for one trademark, one application, under one class. 

There are 45 classes you can file a trademark under to protect it. It cost $750 to add additional classes to an existing trademark. 

You can trademark a Name, Logo, Slogan, or Sound 

Yes, a trademark is assignable under certain conditions. Written assignments may be recorded with the USPTO. There is a fee associated with this request. 

No but the applicant citizenship must be included in the application. If the applicant has dual citizenship, he or she must choose which citizenship will be printed in the Official Gazette and on the Certificate of Registration. 

Secure Your Brand Today

We are your premier law firm for Trademarks! It’s very important that you hire a licensed attorney that specializes in Trademarks so they can make sure you are filed in the right class with the greatest protection under that class and the law. It’s the difference between having liability and full coverage. Don’t limit your Trademark application to just anyone or a DIY. As a full-service Trademark Law Boutique, this is our specialty.

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