Intellectual Property is at the Heart of Every Business. Protect your rights today.

Legal Services

Patents | Trademarks | Copyrights | Intellectual Property Law

Many of our patent, trademark, copyright, and intellectual property legal services are provided for a flat fee, while others are available at a traditional hourly rate. We work with individuals, entrepreneurs, start-up companies, established businesses, other law firms and referring attorneys, and colleges and universities. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express cards accepted.  Don't see a legal service that you are looking for? Call our office at 501-319-7875 or email Rashauna@NormentLawFirm.com today. 

PATENT LEGAL SERVICES

Rashauna Norment, a registered patent attorney, has over 10 years of patent prosecution experience.

Our patent legal services include:

  • Preliminary patent searches and provide patentability evaluation and analysis
  • Utility patent applications for filing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (including filing for fast track examination)
  • Design patent applications for filing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (including filing for fast track examination)
  • Evaluate and respond to Office Actions and other Notices from the Patent Office 
  • Patent maintenance fees / renewal fees
  • Access to patent illustrators for formal patent drawings
  • Contracts including nondisclosure agreements, noncompete agreements, assignments, license agreements, and manufacturing agreements
  • Cease and desist letters (on behalf of either patent owner or defense)
  • Trade Secrets
  • ​​Patent law


If you filed your patent application on your own, and now need assistance moving forward with a registered patent attorney, patent attorney Rashauna Norment can evaluate your application to see how she can help. Contact our office to schedule a Strategy Session.


Timing is important when protecting your invention and launching your product. For the patent owner, you need to enforce your patent rights against suspected infringers.


Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page about Patent Law. 

TRADEMARK LEGAL SERVICES

Attorney Rashauna Norment has over 11 years of legal experience in trademark law.

Our trademark legal services include:

  • Trademark registrability searches, evaluation, and analysis
  • Preparing and prosecuting trademark registration applications before United States Patent and Trademark Office and the Arkansas Secretary of State
  • Trademark registration maintenance and renewals
  • Initiating or defending trademark applications in Opposition Proceedings before USPTO Trial and Trademark Appeal Board (TTAB), representing Petitioner or Respondent
  • Initiating or defending trademark registrations in Cancellation Proceedings before USPTO Trial and Trademark Appeal Board (TTAB), representing Petitioner or Respondent
  • Contracts including trademark license agreements and trademark assignments
  • Cease and Desist letters (on behalf of trademark owner or defense)
  • Managing trademark portfolio
  • Trademark Law
  • Trade Dress Law


There is power in the name. You created a brand for your product or service. To maintain strength in your trademark, you need to protect and enforce your trademark rights.


If you filed your trademark application on your own, and now need assistance moving forward, trademark attorney Rashauna Norment can evaluate your application to see how she can help. Contact our office to schedule a Strategy Session. 


Visit our Frequently Asked Questions about Trademark Law. 

COPYRIGHT LEGAL SERVICES

Attorney Rashauna Norment has over 11 years of legal experience in copyright law.

  • Copyright registration applications  filed with the United States Copyright Office , including registering books, artwork, photographs, videos, sculptural and other design product elements
  • Cease and desist letters (on behalf of copyright owner or defense)
  • Contracts including work for hire agreements, copyright assignments, copyright licenses, merchandise agreements, copyright permissions


Did you hire someone else to help you creatively? Is someone using your work without permission? Do you want to use someone else's music but are not sure about how to obtain a license? Copyright attorney Rashauna Norment can evaluate your situation to see how she can help. Contact our office to schedule a Strategy Session. 


Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page about Copyright Law. 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LEGAL SERVICES

Intellectual Property is at the Heart of Every Business.

Intellectual property law covers patents and trade secrets for inventions, trademarks and trade dress for branding, copyrights for works of authorship, and in some cases right of publicity. Intellectual property is a personal property asset that can be a valuable part of your business' portfolio. Various contracts, licenses, or agreements are needed when working with third parties. We provide intellectual property legal services along the way as you grow from your initial business concept to establishing a business to expanding your business. 

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For the Referring Attorney

We work with you, not against you.

As an attorney, you are already handling your clients’ business-related, non-IP, legal matters. As your clients develop, acquire, and/or sell their businesses, questions about their intellectual property rights can become a frequent concern. Your law firm may not have intellectual property legal counsel on staff.


We can help.


Intellectual property attorney Rashauna Norment works with other law firms and attorneys around the United States by providing assistance to those clients in need of specific intellectual property legal services. Please contact Rashauna Norment to discuss an arrangement that is mutually beneficial for you and your client. 

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For the Individual

You are not alone on your journey.

Patent attorney Rashauna Norment understands that the patenting process and the trademark registration process may be something completely new and unknown for an independent inventor or entrepreneur. This may even be the first time that you have interacted with an attorney for a legal matter such as this. Yes, protecting your intellectual property takes time, planning, sweat equity, and money, but Ms. Norment strives to make the process as understandable as possible. Some of the information in FAQS section may help with the initial questions. 


 Some of the legal services include:

  • Educating and providing legal counseling concerning what to do once the inventor has an idea, the patenting process, and trademark registration process
  • Determining the inventor's short-term and long-term goals for the idea (or invention) concerning development, manufacturing, marketing, and patenting (where applicable)​
  • Conducting a patentability / prior art search, analyzing the potential prior art obtained from the search, and explaining the prospects of obtaining a utility patent based on the current version of the invention
  • Preparing and filing a utility and/or design patent application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and representing the inventor throughout the patent application process.

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For the Established Business

Protecting your intellectual property portfolio

Regardless of how long you have been in business, you may need an experienced attorney familiar with patent, trademark, and copyright matters to assist you with protecting your intellectual property rights. Whether you are expanding your unique product or service line, engineering new and improved products in your research and development department, adopting one or more  trademarks, or licensing your intellectual property, patent attorney Rashauna Norment is able to offer legal counsel as your business grows and expands.


Some of our legal services include:

  • Patentability / prior art search and analysis concerning upcoming products
  • Prosecuting utility and design patent applications, including drafting the initial nonprovisional patent application (or continuing application) and responding to Office Actions
  • Registering trademark with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Trademark registrability clearance before adoption of trademark or service mark
  • Renewing trademark registrations with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Representation for Opposition Proceedings and Cancellation Proceedings before the USPTO Trademark Trial and Appeal Board
  • Drafting (or modifying) intellectual property – related contracts and agreements, including Assignments, and license agreements

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