1. Patent Applications; drafting & prosecution; foreign & domestic; emergency & non-emergency; utility and design
2. Trademark Applications
3. Negotiation & Drafting: Licenses, Contracts, & Other Legal Agreements
4. IP acquisition & divesture; IP due diligence; IP portfolio strategy
5. Commercial business counsel
6. Document Review
7. Review: IP Policy, Privacy, Free and Open Source Software (FOSS)
8. Legal Research
9. Freedom-To-Operate (FTO) Opinions
10. Part-time In-House IP Counsel
Draft-And-File Patent App.
The cost to prepare a USPTO-ready non-provisional patent application with flexible timing is determined on a case-by-case basis.
Simple inventive concepts: typically $6000-$10,000.
Moderately complex inventions: typically $8,000-$12,000.
Complex inventions: typically $10,000-$15,000.
Provisional patent applications: typically $1,500-$5,000.
Design patent applications: typically $1,000-$3,000.
Small and growing technology companies often determine that despite otherwise benefitting from the skill, experience, and expertise of full-time, in-house IP counsel, this hire is cost-prohibitive. Judicious protection of capital is paramount.
On a case-by-case basis, 24Hour IP can provide part-time in-house IP counsel in hourly, weekly, monthly, bi-annually, or annual increments.
Part-time in-house IP counsel will serve as trusted IP and legal counsel and work with your executive team and your creative talent to significantly reduce outside legal counsel spend while building a culture of innovation for your company. This program provides predictable budgeting and IP counsel dedicated to your business.
Part-time in-house IP counsel can be tasked with any number of legal projects including:
-- creating IP policy protocols, procedures, and documents,
-- managing IP portfolio strategy and growth (patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret),
-- leading invention harvesting sessions,
-- drafting & filing patent applications,
-- answering IP and other legal questions,
-- reviewing open source for license compliance,
-- assessing legal risks,
-- advising on enforcement of IP and defending against accusations of infringement.
-- managing IP litigation,
-- providing guidance for IP acquisition and divesture,
-- drafting/reviewing/advising on routine technology company focused items such as employment agreements, vendor contracts, service contracts, master service agreements, supply agreements, statements of work, non-disclosure agreements, and the like.
When you're operating in a vacuum, or an echo chamber, you sometimes need input from a new, impartial source.24HourIP, PLLC provides a service where you can ask a question and self-determine how much thought you want put into the answer. You can ask a question on any topic and receive an answer that took 30-seconds to formulate ($2), 5-minutes to formulate ($25), or 30-minutes to formulate ($250). The answer to your question will be candid, honest, and sometimes harsh. The answer will often, but not always, confirm what you already knew or suspected.