Let's disrupt legal with counsel designed for startups committed to changing the market.

Why a Counsel Subscription?

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You looked up and said, "Let's go there."

What sets you apart is that you made the decision to do something about it. You’re part of something bigger than yourself, and you’re part of building a startup to turn this goal into a reality.

That's where Stake comes in. We protect your company's crown jewels.

We help startups protect their inventions using patents because we believe it shouldn’t just be big companies boosting valuation using patents.

Counsel Subscription Plans

In addition to our popular Flat Fee and standard hourly pricing on projects, Stake is excited to present our Counsel Subscription for ongoing & fractional IP legal support.


Best for pre-seed startups in the "friends and family" stage.
$ 396 Monthly (1st Year)
  • Lead IP Attorney
  • Scheduled Calls
  • Email Support
  • IP Mission Control
  • Dynamic IP Portfolio
  • Custom IP Plan
  • Curated IP Insights
  • Docket Management
  • IP Applications (U.S. & International)
  • Stake Network


Best for seed- and early-stage startups up through Series A.
$ 1196 Monthly (1st Year)
  • Everything in Start
  • Call Us Anytime
  • IP Audits
  • IP Searches
  • Basic IP Training
  • Trade Secret Reviews
  • Receiving Cease & Desist Letters
  • IP Opinions
  • IP Contract Preparation & Review
  • IP Contract Negotiation


Best for growth- and scale-phase startups post-Series A raise.
$ 2796 Monthly (1st Year)
  • Everything in Start & Grow
  • Enhanced Annual IP Training
  • Infringement Reviews
  • Infringement Check-ins
  • At-cost IP Applications
  • IP Valuation Reviews
  • Sending Cease & Desist Letters
  • Deal Assistance
  • Deal Due Diligence
  • Litigation Services

What other startup CEOs are saying about Stake:

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[Joshua] prides himself on putting together a complete game plan to achieve your goals.
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Customer service and dedication to quick responses has been greatly appreciated. Highly recommend.
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I highly recommend working with the Mertzlufft Law firm for all of your patent needs.
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Honest, quick, knowledgeable, and reliable!

Big firm experience, small firm attention.

We're experienced in the valley—and globally.

We know the ins-and-outs of both U.S. patent law and international patent law. We have the logistics to grow with your company.

We're focused on patents.

We live and breathe patents. So much so that other patent attorneys regularly ask us to help them. We can and do work with other types of IP, but patents are our niche.

We shoot straight.

Our mission is not to sell patents, it is to create client value. So you can expect guidance from us to be centered on your business, not on our bottom line.

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15 minutes on the phone and we’ll put together a proposal for you, including strategy, cost, and time.

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We protect your crown jewels and open up new ways to leverage them for success.

Stake is an intellectual property law firm practicing U.S. and N.Y. Law. Full Disclaimer

Based in Buffalo, NY
Serving Clients Nationwide

1 Seneca St., Ste. 29-M36
Buffalo, NY 14203
United States of America

(716) 202-0495