Contact Stephanie Schuman,
Principal Counsel & Attorney-at-Law
212-933-9420

New York

Flat Fee Services

*rates exclude filing fees

A. Business Formation & Related Services

  1. NY Corporation formation (confirm name availability, prepare and file a Certificate of Incorporation; obtain FEIN): $1,125 
  1. NY LLC formation (confirm name availability, prepare and file the Articles of Organization; publish pursuant to NY's publication requirement; obtain FEIN): $2,800 
  1. Amendments of formation documents: $500-$1,300
  1. Draft, review, or revise basic corporate bylaws: $800-$1600
  1. Draft, review, or revise basic operating agreement: $800-$1600 
  1. NYS MRTA-compliant (Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act) Business Plan: $15,000

B. NY Registered Agent Services

(see our Registered Agent Services for Cannabis Businesses https://www.leaflegalpc.com/ny-registered-agent-services): $300/annually

C. Federal Trademark/ Service Mark Services

  1. Comprehensive Clearance Search & Report: $850-$1,350
  1. Knockout Search [REQUIRED] (limited to one (1) hour search for your exact mark): $350
  1. Federal Trademark or Service Mark Application Filing: $1,100 
  1. Office Action Response: $700-$2,000
  1. Assignment Agreement: $1,000 
  1. Statement of Use: $550 
  1. Taking over representation as Attorney-of-Record: $200

D. State Trademark/ Service Mark Services

  1. State Trademark or Service Mark Application filing: $950

E. Copyright Services

  1. Copyright Application Filing: $1,100
  1. Responding to Copyright Office: $700-$2,000

F. Intellectual Property Enforcement

  1. Nondisclosure Agreement: $800
  1. Cease and Desist Letter: $1,000-$1,500
  1. Coexistence Agreement: $1,000-$1,500
  1. Licensing Agreement: $1,000-$1,500

G. Cannabis Employment Matters

  1. Basic Employment Agreement: $1,000-$1,500
  1. Basic Independent Contractor Agreement: $1,100
  1. NDA: $800

H. Cannabis Website Compliance and Disclaimers

  1. Privacy Policy: $800
  1. Terms of Service: $1,125
  1. Disclaimer: $400

I. NYS Cannabis Packaging and Labeling Compliance and Disclaimers

  1. Review, Revise, or draft packaging and labeling language: $800-up (can vary greatly depending on the number of SKUs)

J. NYS Cannabis Marketing and Advertising Compliance and Disclaimers

  1. Review, Revise, or draft marketing and advertising language: $800-up (can vary greatly depending on the scope and depth/breadth of the campaign)

K. State and Federally Required Documents for Raising Investment Capital

  1. Friends & Family Set: $7,500

a. Subscription Agreement

b. Investor Questionnaire

c. New York Form 99

d. New York Further State Notice

e. Uniform Consent to Service of Process

f. SEC Form D

g. No Disclosure Document

  1. Angel Investment Set: $20,000

a. Subscription Agreement

b. Investor Questionnaire

c. New York Form 99

d. New York Further State Notice

e. Uniform Consent to Service of Process

f. SEC Form D

g. Risk Disclosure Wrap (with a PPM cover, legends and risk factors)

3. Institutional Investment Set: $25,000

a. Subscription Agreement

b. Investor Questionnaire

c. New York Form 99

d. New York Further State Notice

e. Uniform Consent to Service of Process

f. SEC Form D

g. Complete Private Placement Memorandum

*with $1,500 monthly retainer

Need further assistance with any of the above-listed services? Contact the attorneys at Leaf Legal, P.C. to request a consultation. 

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