As an entrepreneur, musician, startup, or artist, your ideas can change the world. But without a protected brand - your rights can easily be stripped away from you. That’s why you need a trademark attorney. arrow_drop_down
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Livonia-based Trademark Attorney Helping Protect Unique Ideas, Songs & Brands


You’ve put all of your energy into your next big idea, why let someone come and take credit for all of your hard work?

As cruel as this sounds, it can quickly become a reality if your brand doesn’t have a trademark. While you may think that your idea is one-in-a-million and doesn’t need a trademark, you would be shocked to learn that there are currently others who are thinking of something similar; without a trademark, it can easily be credited to them! Hiring a trademark attorney is crucial when that lightbulb first goes off in your head, and the experienced attorney John Hilla can help get you the exclusive rights to your trademark. With over 12 years of experience helping individuals and small businesses, we can help you, too.

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Trademark Registration is Easier – and More Affordable – Than You Think


The Hilla Law Firm offer national representation for trademark registration, not just for Michigan residents!

We offer online consultations, easy and affordable payment processing, and the highest level of customer communication and service.

Upon representation, we will:

  • Conduct a search for existing marks that yours might infringe upon (or create an undue risk of the Patent and Trademark Office filing an Opposition to your registration on account of)
  • Prepare a customized report weighing any such risks for you, before you take the next step in the process
  • File an application for Trademark Registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Defend your application against any objections or oppositions

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After You Have a Registered Trademark, Monitoring is Crucial for Ongoing Success


Even when you have a trademark; it’s important to constantly monitor it to ensure no one else is infringing on your intellectual property. Leave that to us.

Once you have gained full rights to your trademark, The Hilla Law Firm conducts annual monitoring of potential infringement of your mark. We’ll enforce your mark against any interloping registrations or usages, and if need be, defend it in court. When you choose to hire us as your trademark attorney, rest assured that we’ll monitor your mark consistently and challenge anyone who attempts to copy it.

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I cannot say enough about how well we were treated by John. He was very knowledgeable about the entire process and kept us informed throughout; there were no surprises... I would recommend John to anyone, knowing he would do as good a job for them as he did for us. David
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