Downtime sharpens focus and gives us time to disrupt. WHIPgroup has done exactly that and now offers a new paradigm for IP Counsel. The hourly rate is dead for patent and trademark prosecution. Fixed fees were a step in the right direction, but the future is subscriptions.
Introducing our Cloud9 IP Counsel subscription service. Perfect for Business Owners and General Counsel. Get the professional help you need and answers to the questions that can grow your business without fear about out of control costs. All pending US matters are included if you wish. Available in units of 3 US annual patents and/or 3 US annual trademarks. Contact us with questions, for pricing, or to see the one page subscription agreement.
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