Protect Your Money-Making Assets
Don’t let another day go by without protecting your money making assets.
Don’t let another day go by without protecting your money making assets.
You have a genius idea for your business and go full-on into creation mode, skipping all of the mundane legal bits along the way.
And while you don’t want to create a business, signature program, or product and leave it vulnerable to internet thieves, that’s exactly what you do because when it comes down to it, you’ve got to get your vision out and into the world. You’ve got to get it making money.
Aaaand you don’t want your creative energy to be slowed down by filing this or registering that. So you opt to skip the legal bits with the full intention of one day getting it all sorted.
I cringe every time I hear a story like this because I know that setting up a brand this way can get dicey for two reasons.
A business and intellectual property attorney for business owners and I specialize in giving you the tools you need to experience profit, protection, and peace of mind while creating the brand of your dreams.
I’ve worked with thousands of brilliant entrepreneurs over the years, many of who were killing it in business and growing super fast but didn’t have all the legal stuff figured out and it ended up costing them a lot of heartache and pain.
And it’s not just them.
I don’t want you to have to experience the pain or heartache that goes along with any of these situations, especially when I know that you can stay in your creative genius AND protect your business at the same time … without having to have an attorney on retainer or having to sacrifice all your creative energy in the process.
Make It Official is an easy-to-understand digital course taught in plain English—none of that over-your-head-lawyer-talk over here… for any creative or business owner ready to put a ring on that business, program or product name of theirs and make it official.
Module 01: The Basics
After this very first module, you’ll come away with a clear understanding of:
You will be able to begin considering which classes (categories) you’ll want to file your application(s) for. I’ll take you through everything you need to know about the goods and services classes.
I will also give you the full scoop on the trademarking process, from idea to application, and beyond. We will take a detailed look at the difference between “in commerce” and “intent to use” applications, so you can decide which one you should file.
In this module, I’ll give you my signature, step-by-step process for researching names to make sure you don’t waste time and money on trademark applications that are doomed from the get-go.
By the end of this module, you’ll be a whiz at conducting a thorough trademark search. This module is all about giving you the skills and know-how you need to conduct your own thorough trademark search … anytime you’re naming anything.
Module 02: The search
Module 03: Filing the Application
Here’s where it gets juicy!
You’ll get a blow-by-blow walkthrough of the trademark application process that will enable you to complete your trademark application to the highest standard. You will literally watch over my shoulder as I file my very own application.
I’m going to walk you through the application process—step-by-step, line-by-line, and term-by-term—so that you know EXACTLY how to complete your paperwork and how to do it in a this-person-knows-what-they’re-doing type of way.
3 easy-to-follow training sessions when you enroll
Exclusive "all-access" pass inside our virtual classroom fully equipped with additional video lessons and "how-to" tutorials
Digi-worksheets, checklists, cheat sheets, & PDFs to help you along the way
Done-for-you Cease and Desist letter templates in case you catch a thief using your
Everything you need to know to make sure your hard-won trademark stays active and in good standing in the years to come
The exact steps to take if someone steals your brand or name and infringes on your trademark
The whole shebang on international trademarks and how they can affect you and your global brand
12 months’ access to all course content so that you can be assured you have the most recent, up to date trademark content
I have built-in 2 LIVE Q&A Sessions over the next 60 days so you can ask me questions and get my feedback before you hit “send” on your application in case you get stuck.
That’s right, no matter when you enroll, you will get an invitation to the next 2 of these monthly Q&A sessions.
$1,000 (limited time offer)
(payment plans available)
My done-for-you, signature trademark packages start at $3,500, so if you wanna get your trademarks done for a fraction of that, now’s the time.
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How would it feel if you were to spend months, years even, creating a brand—pouring your blood, sweat and tears into that brand AND a lot of moolah, too—and then find out that it’s suddenly no longer yours?!
You’d be crushed (and probably pretty pissed off, too) and it would take a lot of money & willpower to come back from that.
Now, I know it can be done because many of the entrepreneurs who hire me hire me because they’re in that place and they need legal advice. Unfortunately, what often happens is that they have to walk away from the brand they’ve tirelessly built and start again.
Being forced to walk away from the thing you’ve cultivated and created is devastating. And that’s why I’m on a mission to let everyone in business know how freakin’ important it is to protect their brand assets by trademarking them.
The best way to answer this question is with a question: If someone else were to trademark your brand name, logo, tagline, or similar, would you be pissed off about it? If you care about it being stolen, then you should care enough to want to protect it—no matter how long you’ve been in business.
It can be. Each application submitted to the USPTO costs $250-$350, but since applications are 50% more likely to succeed when supported by an attorney (who charge between $1,500 – $5,000 for drafting and filing the application) the costs can escalate.
Make It Official offers you the opportunity to learn all the steps required for yourself so that when you’re ready to trademark your next big thing, you’ll have everything you need to do it right the first time.
Yes. We also have a 2-pay option if you need to break your payment into 2 payments. Plus, if you need more than 2 payments, we offer payment plans with no interest or fees through our partnership with WizeBank. Based on your credit score, you can be approved for a 12, 9, 6, or 3-month plan. This means you can join Make it Official for as little as $83 per month. Go here to sign up and you’ll be given the option to do financing through Wizebank.
It depends. Make it Official will help you identify whether the trademark already issued will impact the application you wish to make for your own business or brand.
Yes! There are tons of reasons why a trademark application can be turned down; from experience, I know that most fail because they’re either too similar to something that already exists (which could have been found if a comprehensive search was done) or they’re far too general to succeed.
Make it Official will spell out everything you need to do from the outset to ensure your application isn’t rejected or abandoned, and you don’t lose your $250 filing fee.
Not necessarily. I’ll be walking you through all the protections you’ll be afforded when you are awarded a U.S. trademark, and letting you in on which countries have reciprocal agreements in place to give you extra safeguards against ‘brand-nappers’ overseas.
Absolutely. During your Two Bonus LIVE Q&A sessions, you can ask questions and get personal feedback.
Your Two LIVE Q&A Sessions are held monthly on the third Wednesday of the month at 3pm est.
Absolutely. If you can’t make one or both of your two LIVE Q&A sessions, you can submit your question in advance and I will answer it during the session. All recordings will be added inside our virtual classroom.
You have access to the course materials for 12 months. Since the USPTO makes changes and updates to the trademark process each year, this course is more likely to produce favorable results when consumed within 12 months. Providing you with only the most up to date information on the trademark process is a top priority for me.
Due the instant access to the Course, there is a no refund policy. So I want you to be absolutely sure that you are ready to commit before you sign up. If you think you’re ready, but you have more questions, submit your questions here on this page and we will be happy to answer them.
Absolutely. DIY is not for everyone so I do offer a signature Locked & Lawyered Trademark Package where I handle all of this for you from start to finish. To get started, book a Trademark Brand Strategy Session here.
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