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

State vs. Federal Trademark Registration: What You Need to Know

State vs. Federal Trademark Registration: What You Need to Know

When it comes to protecting your brand, one of the questions that often arises is whether you should get a state trademark registration. And we know the joke about lawyers – they always say, “It depends!” But it really does. First things first: What is a state...

Understanding Trademark Application Types: ITU vs. Use-Based

Understanding Trademark Application Types: ITU vs. Use-Based

In the U.S., federal trademark applications can be filed on either a use or an intent-to-use basis. Each has different requirements and is appropriate in different circumstances. 💡 Use-Based Applications To file a use-based application, you must already be making...

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