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Business Attorneys

Our Charleston, South Carolina business attorneys represent entrepreneurs, professionals, retail and online sellers, and businesses of all sizes. From business organizations and corporate transactions to trademark services, our law firm has represented clients throughout Charleston and surrounding areas for more than 15 years. We invite you to contact us by completing our quick online CONTACT US form (below) or giving us a call. We make every effort to respond to all inquiries via phone or email within one business day.

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Trademark Registration

Are you or is your business launching a new product or service and need to ensure whether a name or design is available?  Are you looking to protect your brand from possible infringers?  Are you an online seller enrolling in a brand registry program, such as Amazon? Are you looking for help with another federal trademark matter? Our Charleston business attorneys provide a full suite of state, federal, and international trademark legal services.

Business Formation

Are you starting a new business in South Carolina? Do you need to choose the best business entity and tax structure to operate your business? Let our business attorneys navigate you through entity selection, formation, organization, registration, and beyond. From developing business agreements to obtaining an IRS employment identification number and registering your entity with the South Carolina Secretary of State, we’ve got you covered.

Business Contracts

Our business attorneys provide comprehensive business contract development and review legal services tailored to your unique business needs and industry requirements. From business formation documents, service or product agreements, employment contracts, to intellectual property agreements and online user agreements, our Charleston attorneys would enjoy the opportunity to work with you and your business.

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LLC Formations

Starting a new business in South Carolina? Our Charleston business attorneys provide legal services in connection with limited liability company formations, helping to ensure that your LLC is properly registered and organized. Whether you’re just starting a new LLC or looking to restructure your existing LLC, we invite you to contact us to see how our attorneys can assist in navigating the complexities of LLC formation and re-organizations.

South Carolina LLC Formations
South Carolina Buy or Sell A Business Legal Services

Business Acquisitions

Are you selling or purchasing a business? We assist professionals, entrepreneurs, and both online and retail sellers through the intricate process of business acquisitions, whether it involves asset or stock sales or purchases. Our business attorneys bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to each transaction, ensuring that the negotiated deal points align with your strategic objectives while mitigating legal and financial risks.

Business Contracts

Do you need business contracts developed for your business?  We provide comprehensive business contact development and review services tailored to your unique business needs and industry requirements.  From business formation documents, service or product agreements, and employment contracts, to intellectual property agreements and online user agreements, our business attorneys can assist  Contact us today to schedule a free consultation.

Busines Contract Legal Services
USPTO Trademark Registration Services

Are you looking to protect your brand? Our Charleston business attorneys can assist with all your state, federal, and international trademark needs. We conduct thorough trademark searches, register trademarks with the South Carolina Secretary of State, USPTO, and international trademark offices, assist with Amazon brand registry enrollment, and enforce your registered trademarks in the marketplace. Contact us today to secure your company trademarks.

Not all trademark applications process without problem. The two most popular reasons for a trademark applicant to be rejected is (1) likelihood of confusion with an existing trademark, or (2) descriptiveness of the proposed trademark. If you or your business has been issued an office action from a USPTO examining attorney, let our attorneys review your trademark case and determine what type of response can be submitted.

USPTO Office Action Legal Services

Business & Trademark Law FAQs

What Is The USPTO Principal Register?

The USPTO Principal Register is the primary registry for trademarks in the United States, maintained by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The Principal Register, unlike the Supplemental Register, affords trademarks the highest level of protection[...]

What Is The USPTO Supplemental Register?

The USPTO Supplemental Register is a secondary trademark register managed by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The Supplemental Register catalogs trademarks that have not yet qualified for the full protections of the USPTO Principal Register but[...]

What Is An Actual Use Trademark Application?

An Actual Use trademark application is submitted to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) when an applicant has already commenced using a trademark in commerce. This application is crucial for businesses that have begun marketing their[...]

What Is An Intent To Use Trademark Application?

A United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Intent to Use (ITU) trademark application is an attractive option for businesses planning to use a trademark in interstate commerce but have not yet begun to do so.  The Intent[...]

How Does A Brand Report Trademark Infringement On Amazon?

Steps for Reporting Trademark Infringement Access the Amazon Intellectual Property Report Form: Begin by navigating to the "Report Infringement" page on Amazon’s website, where you can find the infringement form needed to file your report. Complete the Report[...]

Does Amazon Brand Registry Protect Trademarks?

Amazon Brand Registry is an essential program tailored specifically for brand owners and manufacturers who aim to protect their intellectual property, including trademarks registered with the USPTO, on the Amazon marketplace. Designed to ensure that only legitimate, authorized[...]

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