Making trademarks bloom since 1999®

EMP&A’s clients range from solo start-ups to multinational corporations, and from businesses seeking their first trademark to those with more than a hundred already registered. Regardless of an organization’s size or experience, trademarks play a significant role in the success of a business and its ability to leverage its brand, and EMP&A has helped build and sustain strong brands for hundreds of Internet ventures; software, real estate, cosmetics, apparel, publishing and toy companies; restaurants and breweries; inventors; and other businesses.

Founded in 1999 by a former U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) trademark examiner, EMP&A handles everything related to the trademark and copyright protection process, including:


  • Searching
  • Registering at U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Registering internationally
  • Defending all aspects of infringement
  • Monitoring for infringement
  • Helping businesses stop infringements
  • Representing parties in Trademark Trials and Appeal Board oppositions, cancellations, and appeals
  • Negotiating trademark compromises
  • Drafting licenses
  • Strategizing on brand creation, use, or redevelopment
  • Handling Federal Circuit Court of Appeals cases
  • Providing specialized feedback.
"Not very often can you say your attorney is batting 1,000. I highly recommend Erik for any copyright and/or trademark issue. He is innovative and smart, and he’s a heck of a nice human being."
Lynn H.

Registering a trademark doesn’t have to be hard or expensive; with EMP&A’s years of experience—backed by a lead attorney who has worked the registration process from both sides of the table—and our flat-fee pricing structure, isn’t it time to protect your brand?

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