Is it Better to go with a Trade Secret or a Patent?

Richard Gearhart, Esq. Founder and Managing Partner of Gearhart Law LLC, explains the difference between the two and why sometimes a Trade Secret will be enough and when and it would be best to get a Patent to...

Patent Search FAQ & Why Is It Important?

Richard Gearhart, Esq. Founder and Managing Partner of Gearhart Law LLC, explains the importance of doing a patent search before starting a project or investing in one. The only way to know if a patent will be granted...

Why You Need a Trademark Search Before Marketing Your Brand

Richard Gearhart, Esq. Founder and Managing Partner of Gearhart Law LLC, explains the importance of doing a trademark search before making your brand public or buying a pre-existing business to avoid any trademark infringement.

Important information about the US Patent and Trademark Office and COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Important information about the US Patent and Trademark Office and COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

The US Patent and Trademark Office has recently issued new guidelines which may impact some deadlines associated with your Patent or Trademark pending at the US Patent and Trademark Office.

The US Patent and...

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IP Fees – You don’t have to surprised by hidden fees. James Klobucar discusses the Gearhart Law Fee Structure.

Hi, I'm Elizabeth Gearhart. I'm here with James Klobucar, a Senior Associate at Gearhart Law. One of the frequently asked questions we get from clients is ‘how do your fees work?’ A - We try to work off of a flat fee basis as much...
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