Tinch Law At-A-Glance

  • Tinch Law Firm, P.C. is an intellectual property boutique helping founders and small business protect ideas and brands since 2018.
  • The firm is based in the UMD Discovery District in College Park, Maryland.  Since patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret assets are created under U.S. federal law, the firm serves intellectual property owners anywhere on Earth with their United States assets and cases!
  • Clients are more than conversions and matter files: they are colleagues, friends, and neighbors with shared hopes, dreams, fears, wins and defeats.  Looking for counsel who will obsess over details that matter to you? Look no further.  

  • Securing patent, trademark, and copyright assets is one stage of cementing your intellectual property legacy. Monetizing assets or otherwise leveraging them to reach other business goals and milestones.

Small Businesses drive the u.S. economy

  • Small businesses account for 44 percent of economic activity in the United States.
  • Small businesses create two-thirds of new jobs and deliver 43.5 percent of the United States’  gross domestic product (GDP) - 20.94 TRILLION in 2020.
  • Of high patenting companies, small businesses produce 16 more patents per employee than their larger counterparts.
  • Small tech startups with fewer than 5 employees account for a large number of these patents.

Small Businesses Mirror America's Diversity

Commitment to Democratizing US Intellectual Property

The Constitution authorized Congress to promote technological progress by making intellectual property assets accessible to all people.  We are partners in democratizing the innovation ecosystem.  We offer hybrid pricing options to help even bootstrapped founders promote that progress.  Our commitment to diversity and access is authentic - from vendors we engage, to interns and support staff.

Tinch Law Firm P.C. at a glance

Tinch Law Firm, P.C. is a business law practice based in the UMD Discovery District helping emerging and growth stage businesses protect ideas and brands.  We help founders, CTOs and creators turn ideas into patents, trademarks and copyrights.  We counsel clients on leveraging these assets to grow their brands, gain marketshare, and deliver value to investors. We counsel businesses on a range of more general business law matters including: transactional agreements like assignments and licenses; business law agreements like founder IP assignments, employment agreements, joint venture agreements, and more!

Our core values include:

According to the SBA small businesses drive the US economy:

Small businesses Mirror America's Diversity:

Our mission is to democratize intellectual property:

We are partners in democratizing the innovation ecosystem.  We offer flexible pricing options to propel even bootstrapped founders forward.  Our commitment to diversity is authentic - from vendors we engage, to interns and support staff.  

Meet Principal J. Greg Tinch, Esq.

Greg holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from the Ohio State University and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Maryland School of Law. Greg has a wealth of legal training and experience ranging from federal legislation and policy to civil trials to patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets.

J. Greg Tinch, Esq.
Owner and Principal
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