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NEW U.S. Trademark Application

FLAT LEGAL FEE: $1,000
(Plus USPTO's filing fees of $275 per class of goods)

1. PARTIES. This Agreement is between Sivochek IP Law Center ("Attorney") and You ("Client").

2. ATTORNEY'S LEGAL FEES. You agree to pay the flat legal fee of $1,000 (One Thousand United States dollars) to Attorney for the services listed in paragraph 3 of this Agreement. The fees are deemed earned when paid and become Attorney's property upon receipt. However, if you decide to terminate this agreement for any reason before your trademark application is filed, you may be entitled to a partial refund, depending on the amount of time already spent on your matter(s), based on Attorney's hourly rate of $280 per hour.

3. ATTORNEY'S SERVICES. Attorney will provide the following legal services to you: (a) order / conduct, review and complete a comprehensive U.S. trademark availability search report (including U.S. federal, state and common law records); (b) prepare and provide you with a letter, explaining the search results and providing Attorney's opinion as to your trademark's legal availability for use and registration; (b) upon your request, Attorney will provide phone consultations to you for the total of sixty (60) minutes, to discuss your proposed trademark, the search report and/or the resulting trademark application; (c) draft, prepare and file with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") a trademark application on your behalf; (d) serve as your attorney of record for the application until registration; (e) monitor the status of your application and keep you reasonably informed and updated; (f) receive and report to you Office Actions and other inquiries and communications from the USPTO; (g) respond to non-substantive USPTO's Office Actions that require less than 45 minutes each to fully resolve; and (h) receive the registration certificate, review same for accuracy and forward the certificate to you, along with a detailed letter explaining post-registration maintenance and renewal requirements. The scope of Attorney's services under this Agreement is expressly limited to determining the availability of your mark, filing a new U.S. federal trademark application and legal representation toward registering that trademark with the USPTO. Further, any responses to substantive refusals that require 45 minutes or more to answer, Statements of Use, Extensions of Time to File Statements of Use, petitions, oppositions, cancellations and other TTAB proceedings, judicial proceedings, any adversarial actions, litigation, complaints, cease and desist letters, and any other services not specifically mentioned in this paragraph under letters (a) through (h) above are NOT not included within the flat legal fee and will be charged for additionally, on an hourly basis.

4. CLIENT'S RESPONSIBILITIES. You agree to fully cooperate with Attorney, timely respond to Attorney's letters, emails, phone calls, inquiries and other communications; timely inform Attorney about any changes in your address or contact information; timely pay all Attorney's invoices and other costs and expenses incurred by Attorney while working on your matter(s).

5. FILING FEES, COSTS AND EXPENSES. USPTO's official fees are in addition to the above-mentioned legal fees. USPTO's current filing fees are either $225 or $275 per mark, per international class of goods, depending on the complexity of your trademark application. There will be additional government fees (payable at a later time) for trademarks that are not used in commerce as of the filing date. You agree to timely pay all and any such fees, and pay for any other costs and expenses incurred by Attorney while working on your matter(s). Before incurring any such costs and expenses, Attorney will obtain your authorization in advance.

6. TERMINATION OF AGREEMENT. Either party (Attorney or Client) may terminate this Agreement at any time upon a reasonable notice to the other party. However, Attorney is subject to applicable rules of professional conduct when terminating a client engagement. If this engagement is terminated, Attorney will take all reasonable and practical steps to protect your interests in the matter(s) and, at your request, will suggest possible new counsel. If permission from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office or other agency or court is necessary in order for Attorney to withdraw, Attorney will promptly apply for it, and you will engage new counsel to represent you. Please also note that upon receiving your online request form, Attorney will review your information for conflicts of interest and other requirements. If based on that initial review it is determined that Attorney cannot represent you or your trademark, you will be promptly notified and your payment will be refunded.

7. ENTIRE AGREEMENT / SEVERABILITY. This Agreement contains the entire agreement between Client and Attorney. No other agreement, statement, or promise made on or before the date of this Agreement will be binding on the parties. If any part, term or provision of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable for any reason, the validity of the remaining parts, terms or provisions of this Agreement shall not be affected, and the rights and obligations of the parties shall be construed and enforced as if this Agreement did not contain the particular part, term or provision held to be unenforceable. This Agreement is to be interpreted under the laws of California, and said state's courts will have the exclusive jurisdiction over all and any disputes under this Agreement. By submitting your trademark request form, You agree to all the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If you disagree with any of the terms or conditions, please do not submit your form.

8. SIGNATURES AND EFFECTIVE DATE. The parties may sign this Agreement electronically and in counterparts. The Agreement is effective as of the date it was signed by you.


AGREED AND ACCEPTED:


ATTORNEY:
Sivochek IP Law Center

/Sergiy Sivochek/

Sergiy M. Sivochek, Esq.

Signed: April 20, 2019

CLIENT:
If you read and agree with the Engagement Agreement, please sign it by entering your full name:

Signed: April 20, 2019