What We Do

We offer a full range of trademark, copyright and patent services to entrepreneurs, established businesses and other attorneys (on behalf of their clients). We can assist clients from all 50 states and from countries around the world. Our services include:

  • Trademark Clearance Searches
  • Trademark Application Preparation
  • Office Action Responses
  • Trademark Monitoring
  • Trademark Change of Ownership
  • Trademark Portfolio Management
  • Trademark Renewal Filings
  • Trademark Opposition Proceedings
  • Trademark Cancellation Proceedings
  • Trademark Litigation
  • Copyright Applications
  • Patent Clearance Searches
  • Patent Applications
Who We Are

Meet Josh Gerben, founder of Gerben Law Firm.

Welcome to Gerben Law Firm. We have been assisting entrepreneurs, established businesses and other lawyers with trademarks since 2008. I am very proud of the fact that our firm’s representation has resulted in the successful registration of more than 5,500 trademarks with the USPTO. Please contact us with your questions. We always offer complimentary consultations.

Trademark Registration
Plus Government Fees

  • Federal and State Trademark Search using CORSEARCH software
  • Common Law Trademark Search
  • Attorney Consultation Time
  • Drafting and Filing of Trademark Application
  • Responding to Non-Substantive Office Actions
  • Sending Registration Certificate

Please Note: The flat legal fee advertised above applies to a trademark search and filing in up to two classes of goods/services for a trademark that is currently in-use in the United States. Call for a quote on your specific trademark if it does not meet these parameters.

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Three Steps We've Used to Register 5,500 Trademarks
Step 1: Comprehensive Trademark Search

Once you complete our engagement form, we will conduct a comprehensive federal, state and common law trademark search. Our search of federal and state trademark databases is done utilizing software provided by Corsearch. This is an industry leading trademark search software used by the largest law firms in the world. Our search works to identify any potential issue with your desired trademark prior to making a trademark filing.

Step 2: Trademark Attorney Consultation

Within 7-10 days of commencing work, we will return the trademark search results for your review. You can then set up a time to talk to one of our attorneys about the search results and any other questions you have about the trademark registration process. In the event that our search uncovers a problem, we offer a complimentary second search on a different trademark.

Step 3: Trademark Application Filed

Our experienced trademark attorneys will prepare your trademark application for your review and approval. Having drafted and successfully registered over 5,500 trademarks since 2008, our attorneys understand the intricacies of a US trademark application and will ensure your application is drafted to give you the best chance of approval possible.

Breakdown of Our Trademark Service

Federal trademark filings for companies from Minneapolis, MN With the Help of Gerben Law Firm, PLLC

*Please note that while Gerben Law Firm, PLLC is not located in Memphis, it can assist businesses from Tennessee in registering a federal trademark because it is a federal matter.

A trademark is integral in ensuring a company’s success. It protects the investment a company has made in its brand, The trademark filing and registration process with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is complicated. When filing a federal trademark for a company located in Minneapolis, MN, retaining the services of attorney Josh Gerben can smooth out the entire process. Each trademark filing has its own unique facets which differentiate it from every other trademark application. This is why Josh Gerben developed the ONE-ON-ONE™ registration process, which provides clients with individual attention and tailored assistance. Companies in Minneapolis, MN who take advantage of the one-on-one process will find their trademarks filed properly and can be assured that their marks receive the broadest possible protection under the law.

Federal trademark registration for Minneapolis, MN companies

Trademark registration can be a complicated process which can benefit from the experience and training of a trademark attorney. An attorney will scour the USPTO’s database of registered trademarks to ensure there’s no potential conflict from a different company. Drafting the application is a very important step as every word in a trademark application effects how broad the mark is covered under the law. For these reasons the USPTO recommends that companies in Minneapolis, MN looking to register a trademark retain the services of a trademark lawyer like Josh Gerben.

Post-registration requirements for a federal trademark

A trademark has considerable value to a company. For this reason, attorneys are important assets for ensuring this protection persists. Companies in Minneapolis are responsible for monitoring and responding to any infringements on their trademarks—for instance, if the mark is being used by an unauthorized person or company. For situations of this nature, retaining the services of a trademark attorney like Josh Gerben is the best way to respond. Additionally, each trademark needs to be renewed at specific intervals with the USPTO, something which Gerben Law Firm will make sure happens. Businesses in Minneapolis that retain the services of trademark lawyer Josh Gerben can be confident that his experience and expertise will guide them smoothly through the trademark registration process and well beyond.

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