Flat Fees: IP
Below are a few of the flat fees commonly offered for intellectual property projects. While these are the most popular options, they are by no means the only ones offered, and so don’t hesitate to get in touch about flat fees for trademark, copyright, or other IP projects.
The flat fee for trademark clearance starts at $500.* Mark searches for other trademarks in the U.S. that may conflict or cause confusion with your mark. Then shares the results of the search and makes a recommendation on whether you should use your mark. Clearing your trademark for use is an important step to take before you begin using it, as you otherwise run the risk of infringing on an existing mark. Read more about the benefits of trademark clearance here.
*The fee you’re quoted may be higher depending on the complexity of the project. The flat fee doesn’t include government filing fees, which must be paid by the client.
The flat fee for trademark registration with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office starts at $800.* First Mark conducts a clearance search for other trademarks that could prevent your mark from being registered. Then shares the results of the search and makes a recommendation on whether to seek registration of your mark. Finally, Mark submits an application seeking to register your trademark. Read more about the benefits of trademark registration here.
IP Licensing Agreement
The flat fee for preparing an IP licensing agreement starts at $1,500.* Mark prepares an agreement that allows you to license a trademark, copyright, patent, or other IP to others in a way that makes sense for your business. Mark helps you address important terms like exclusivity, sublicensing, royalties, risk allocation, remedies, confidentiality, and others—the goal always being to protect your business and its valuable IP rights while helping you profit from them.