Your Outsourced IP Counsel

As a niche law firm dedicated to IP, Technology and Internet law issues, we can provide more timely, cost-effective, knowledgeable and strategic representation…all on an outsourced basis with controlled overhead.

Stop worrying about whether you are properly docketing, monitoring and enforcing your Intellectual Property.  Let our experienced IP attorneys take over management of existing IP Portfolio.  We utilize our software tools to manage your trademarks, copyrights and patents so you don’t have to.
We have attorneys registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) that can handle your trademarks and patents.  We also regularly work with the US Copyright Office and can handle all your copyright matters.  Whether here in the U.S. or internationally,  we can help apply for, prosecute and secure your valuable IP.
IP Portfolio Management

If you already have your IP under control but want someone else to manage it, on a fixed fee basis, we can help.

  • Management of Intellectual Property, including docketing
  • Registration, enforcement and monetization of trademarks, copyrights and patents
  • Domain name maintenance and monitoring, including serving as Agent for Trademark Clearinghouse
  • Social media and affiliate network monitoring
  • Identification and protection of trade secrets

IP Audit

Not quite sure what IP you own and whether it is properly docketed and protected, we can help by by providing an IP Audit.  Once complete, you can rest easy knowing your IP is:

  • Identified;
  • Applied for and/or registered in the United States and/or internationally;
  • Docketed for maintenance and renewal;
  • Monitored to identify infringers;
  • Enforced, via threat letters, opposition/cancellation proceedings or, if necessary, litigation;
  • Treated like the valuable asset it is, with proper licensing or other treatment.

Meet Brian A. Hall

One of the Firm’s Partners

Brian A. Hall is a member of Traverse Legal, PLC and the managing partner of its Austin, Texas office, doing business as Hall Law. He has represented tech startups, enterprise Internet companies and brand owners throughout the world with their Intellectual Property, Technology and Internet Law issues, including such areas as privacy.  Brian has served as outside technology counsel, including in-house in a secondment role, for Austin, Texas based WPEngine, Inc., with similar relationships between his firm and countless companies.  He helps manage IP portfolios for public and private companies and high-net worth individuals and family trusts.

Brian is also a limited partner in StartupRunner, a seed stage venture capital fund, and is an active angel investor in Austin with the Central Texas Angel Network (CTAN).


A few companies we’re working with