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Trademark and Copyright Services

trademark services

General Trademark Services:

  • Federal Trademark Searches with opinion letter
  • Preparation and Filing of Federal Trademark Applications
  • Responses to Office Actions/Communications Issued by the Trademark Office
  • Requests for Reconsideration of Final Refusals Issued by the Trademark Office
  • Appeals to the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB)
  • Oppositions in the TTAB
  • Cancellations in the TTAB
  • Filing renewals and section 8 & 15 (5 year) affidavits

Trademark Litigation Services:

  • Dispute Resolution and Settlement Negotiations
  • Representation in Trademark Infringement and Domain Name Litigation
  • Representation in Adversarial Proceedings before the TTAB

Other Trademark Legal Services:

  • Maintenance and Renewals of Trademark Registrations
  • Trademark Registration Amendments and Corrections
  • Sending and Responding to Cease and Desist Notices
  • Preparation of Assignments and Contracts involving trademarks
  • Recording Trademark Assignments
  • Trademark Licensing Agreements

General Copyright Services:

  • Preparation and filing of Copyright Applications
  • Preparation of copyright assignments and contracts
  • General consultation on copyright issues

Representing clients of law firms: In addition to representing individuals and small and mid-size companies who contact her directly, Annette P. Heller also represents clients of law firms who do not have a trademark attorney or copyright lawyer within the firm. This is done on a referral basis with the client working directly with her and keeping the law firm advised or working with the attorney in the law firm that represents the client. Either way, every client record notes who referred the client to the firm so that the referring law firm can be assured that their client remains theirs.

For a fee schedule of basic trademark and copyright services, please send an e-mail to:

Annette Heller graduated from St. Louis University School of Law in 1976 and is admitted to practice in both state and federal courts. She has been in Private Practice since 1983 and was Trademark Copyright Counsel with Ralston Purina Company from 1976 to 1983. Her practice is limited to trademark law and copyright law. She has an undergraduate degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in marketing.