Brient IP Joins Forces With Thomas Horstemeyer As Of March 18th, 2024!

We are pleased to announce that our attorneys and staff joined Thomas Horstemeyer on March 18, 2024.  The move will allow us to operate on a much more robust platform with a larger team of world-class IP professionals.  We look forward to continuing to serve our clients at our new firm!

About Us

Patent portfolios designed and built in months, not years.

Our specialty is working to help clients quickly design a strategic roadmap for protecting their key intellectual property, and for quickly securing rights in that IP. With our focus on helping clients obtain expedited handling of their patent applications, the average pendency time of patent applications handled by our firm over the past five years has been about 12 months, with many patents issuing within 6 months of filing.

Patent portfolios designed and built in months, not years.


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Who We are

Sophisticated, International in Scope, Quality-Focused

Based conveniently in Atlanta’s northern suburbs, we have filed patent and trademark applications on behalf of some of the world’s largest companies and have pending IP matters in over 100 countries. We also enjoy working with midsized companies and well-funded startups.

We believe that every issued patent application and registered trademark is our calling card and take pride in the quality of our work.


Intellectual property services with a business focus


Sophisticated, personalized service


Legal advice in plain


Patent and trademark services
by experienced IP professionals

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 which protect unique inventions and industrial designs.

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which protect a company’s brands and logos.

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Trade Secrets

which may be used to protect confidential information.

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which involves the transfer of rights in intellectual property.

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Client Case Studies

The case studies to the right provide insight into typical issues that our clients have faced, the solutions that we have provided, and the outcomes achieved.


onetrust was founded in 2016 by Kabir Barday in response to an urgent need of for improved software to help businesses comply with newly implemented – and in some cases extremely strict – privacy regulations such as the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


Promethean is a global education technologies company that makes interactive displays and teaching software that drive breakthroughs for teachers, students, and colleagues around the world. In 2022, Promethean launched its latest version of its interactive flat panel display ActivPanel 9 after years of research and development.


Our client, BlendSmart, developed a new handle design for their rotating makeup brush. They wanted to protect the design and also expand their options for having listings for competing “knock-off” products removed by online marketplaces, such as


Copper Inc. is a technology startup that provides a hardware solution that can be used to upgrade legacy point-of-sale (POS) systems to allow for payment via a mobile device, and to also track detailed sales data in ways that aren’t possible using most legacy POS systems.


Jawzrsize is a manufacturer of unique athletic gear that helps individuals improve the strength and appearance of their jawline. After significant success selling their products directly through and through online marketplaces such as,

IP Watercooler

Understanding Trade Dress Protection: Essentials for Brands

Understanding Trade Dress Protection: Essentials for Brands

Trade Dress Basics ❔What is trade dress: Trade dress is a product or service’s overall commercial image (or the “look and feel” of the product or service or its packaging). It can include the design or configuration of a product or the packaging of products. It can...

Why DIY Trademark Registration Is Risky: Expert Advice

Why DIY Trademark Registration Is Risky: Expert Advice

The Pitfalls of DIY Trademark Registration: Why You Need a Trademark Attorney to Help Register Your Mark It seems appealing to handle your trademark registration on your own. It’s just some simple paperwork, right? And it’s cheaper, right? In reality, the application...

Key Trademark Abandonment Case: Adamson v. Peavey Analysis

Key Trademark Abandonment Case: Adamson v. Peavey Analysis

In a recent precedential decision from a cancellation proceeding before the Trademark Trial & Appeal Board, the Board found that de minimis sales of amplifiers by the Respondent over the past six years in connection with the registered mark at issue constituted...

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