Let "IP gardening" grow your intellectual property!

Intellectual property or "IP" is your most valuable asset in today's innovation economy. If you have patents, trademarks, copyrights and domain names, you probably need some help making the most of them. Want to grow the value of your IP portfolio?  We can help.  Perhaps, some of your IP needs pruning from time to time.  There is no reason to pay for upkeep of IP that you aren't using, planning to use or monetizing it.  Instead, focus on your most valuable IP. How do you decide what to keep and what to prune? IP gardening will help you understand your portfolio.

IP gardening provides IP administrative services not legal services.  We aren't a law firm. So, we don't have to charge law firm fees. Instead, we'll examine your IP portfolio and tailor a low cost package for helping you to manage your IP.

Own a single issued patent or trademark? That's fine.  We'll verify ownership, check for expiration, monitor usage, provide reports, and let you know when it's time for you, an annuity service, or your IP counsel to take action.  Whether you own a single patent or a complex IP portfolio, we'll tailor an affordable plan just for you.

How does IPgardening work? We start by helping you complete an IP self assessment. IPgardening makes this easy. Just answer as many questions as you can with the information that you have available. Then, we'll provide an affordable solution to help you with the rest. We'll generate an IPgardening report and video shoots that you can use to grow the value of your IP.

We'll let you know:

  • if you own your IP;
  • if your IP has expired or become abandoned;
  • who we find using your IP;
  • questionable use that might impair its value; and
  • If those you identify as competitors are using your IP.

Of course, we'll docket deadlines and remind you when it is time to take action. We provide timely information, right when you need it to make a decision. Brilliant!  We make it easy for you to manage and grow the value of your portfolio of trademarks, trade dress, patents, trade secrets, domain names and copyrighted works.

My mission is to see that you never again ignore your IP. That is why I am making an irresistable offer. If you have $25.00 and 25 minutes, you can complete an IP self assessment and gain access to the IP gardening program for a full month, without any further obligation.

During your free trial month, IP gardening will help you develop a tailored IP plan, providing you an IPgardening report tailored for your company, based on your self assessment. We'll help you complete your self assessment, and you'll have an opportunity to opt in and continue to receive the benefits offered by IPgardening: timely information just when you need it and the peace of mind that comes from knowing that the value of your IP is growing.  

No obligation

If for any reason, you do not choose to opt in, then you have no obligation. In fact, you won't need to do anything. Your access to IP gardening will expire automatically at the end of the month, and you'll still get to keep the valuable IP self assessment report created for you. Your credit card won't be charged.  I am so certain that you will love the benefits that you receive from IP gardening that I'll take all the risk.  

Your IP gardening plan

How can I be so certain that you will want to opt in to continue receiving the benefits offered by IP gardening? Simple. I am going to offer you a low cost plan that is customized specifically for you, based on your IP self assessment. Your custom IP gardening plan will give you timely information and training that you need to make critical business decisions impacting the value of your IP portfolio, just when you need it. 

How does IP gardening work?

Taking just a little time out of your busy schedule to care foryour IP can pay BIG dividends. IP gardening makes it easy. We start by asking you a few, simple questions and prepare your customized IP self assessment report. Then, we set up reports and alerts that are delivered right to your email inbox, whenever there is something that needs to be done to grow the value of your IP portfolio. Providing you exactly the information that you need about your IP, precisely when you need to take action. Brilliant! 

Reports focus on issues raised from your self assessment and due dates, such as renewals, maintenance fees and annuities. We collect information from you or your IP counsel and send you timely information about your trademarks and issued patents. So, you won't miss an important date accidentally. Also, you'll receive timely video shoots and reminders that willhelp you grow the value of your IP portfolio.

IP reports™

IP alerts™

Good stewardship of your IP requires more than calendar reminders. You have to be on constant alert against anything that diminishes the value of your IP. Why not let IPgardening set up a watch for you? We'll monitor competitors' websites. We'll alert you when a potentially adverse patent application publishes. IP gardening will be your early warning system. 

How is IP gardening different?

IP gardening is a completely new way to manage your IP and saves you both time and money, while helping you optimize your portfolio. With IP gardening, you can do it yourself, saving money, or we can take action for you, saving you valuable time.

Your IP includes valuable domain names, trademarks and patents that require periodic renewals, maintenance fee payments and annuities. If you don't tend to these, you could lose your IP rights, and someone else could end up owning your IP. It's not uncommon for a business to pay an annuity service to "docket" reminders and pay fees. However, knowing when deadlines are coming is only a tip of the IP iceberg. IP gardening provides reminders, information needed for taking decisive action and step-by-step implementation guidance. Don't have time and would rather pay someone else to do it? That's fine. Make the decision, and we can arrange to have it done for you. No hassle. No fuss.


Paradies IP also provides the IP master class implementing essential agreements and practices required to own your IP. Perhaps you've heard of it? If you don't have an agreement that addresses IP ownership with each of your employees, vendors, and contractors, then you won't own all of the IP being developed for your business by others. If you don't own it, then somebody else does! Consider enrolling at https://IPmasterclass.com. This essential program only costs $9 per month*, an extraordinary value. You get access to a library of agreements and step-by-step video implementation for creating your own custom agreements.

Depending on your needs, IPreports™ and IPalerts™ can be used for protecting the value of your trademarks and patents. We're not some automated docketing service. We're professionals helping you to make relevant business decisions that will build the value of your IP portfolio at a cost that you can easily afford. Really! Who can't afford a dollar to at least try it out for a month?

Who are we?

IP gardening is a service of Paradies IP. Chris Paradies, founder and president of Paradies IP, is a Florida Bar certified intellectual property attorney and U.S. registered patent attorney, actively practicing before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He's also an entrepreneur, himself, and he mentors other entrepreneurs.

These days, every company promotes itself as passionate about something, but Chris lives out his passion for helping innovative businesses grow. He serves as the chair of the board of directors for the Tampa Bay Innovation Center, as a volunteer IP mentor to early stage startups and as a certified co.Starters facilitator, which is helping to build a strong entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Tampa Bay region. 

DISCLAIMER: Paradies IP is not a law firm. (So, we don't charge law firm fees.) Instead, IP gardening provides administrative and training services at a price you can afford. Cost of the IP gardening self assessment program is a one-time fee of $25.00 and you'll get one month of IPgardening for free. We won't bill you again, unless you opt in for a service package tailored just for you.


I've been an IP attorney and registered patent attorney for more than 15 years. When done right, your patents, trademarks, copyrights, domain names and trade secrets can be worth many times more than all of your company's hard assets (unless you own a Real Estate Investment Trust or the like). When neglected or improperly managed, all of this value can be lost! I don't want to see this happen to any innovative business. In fact, it is my mission to prevent it! 

My wife is a landscape architect and designed award-winning parks in New York City before we moved to Florida to grow our family. So, I know that a beautiful landscape seldom just happens. Instead, a landscape designer draws up a plan, and the landscape has to be planted, grown and tended according to that plan.

Your innovative business needs to grow its IP landscape, including copyrights, trademarks, patents, domain names and trade secrets. All of these, taken together, are elements of your IP landscape. Each serves a different purpose, but all must fit together according to your plan.

You see. It's my mission to make sure that you own, protect and grow the value of your IP, and I'm doing everything that I can to make sure that happens! I know you're busy. I'm an entrepreneur too. But, you can't let this opportunity slip away. Now is the time to take action! This $25 for 1 month offer is available for a limited time only!

Who benefits?

Whether you are a growing, innovative business or just getting started, IP gardening is for you!

Just interested in trying out IP gardening and completing your self assessment? Then, pay a one-time fee of $25.00 and get IP gardening free for one month. Your IP self-assessment survey will help you create your IP plan. Paradies IP will review your survey, create a valuable IPgardening assessment report, and set up reports and alerts to provide the information you need, exactly when you need it, at a very affordable cost. Brilliant!

Are you a growing, innovative business? Then, you'll probably need additional services, customized to your particular needs. We're happy to help. This is the biggest advantage of working with an innovative company like Paradies IP. No one sized fits all approach. We'll tailor an affordable plan just for you.

No matter who you are or what your size, you'll get IP administrative services that you need for a price you can afford. After you complete your self-assessment, we'll suggest a customized package of services based on your needs.  Just opt in at the price quoted, and we'll take care of the rest. If you don't want to continue, then do nothing. You'll get to keep your self-assessment, and Paradies IP will not charge you any more monthly fees.

Our monthly maintenance plans start as low as $10.00* per month. So, we think that you'll want to opt in, when you see all the benefits you canget for one low, monthly fee.

*limited time only. (monthly maintenance plans do not include IP alerts, and you may cancel at any time. see terms of use / service for limitations and disclaimers.)


  • Know your important IP dates!
  • Know what you should do to grow your IP portfolio, right now!
  • Make complex decisions about IP easy!
  • Save money! (Who couldn't use more green?)
  • Save time! (Time is the one thing that you can't get more of.)
    • With IP gardening shoots, you can implement:
      • use of ®, TM and SM on your trademarks and service marks.
      • marking products with your patent number(s).
      • preparing and sending your own cease & desist letters (& when not to).
      • taking down an infringing website.
      • filing a notice of opposition against a published mark.
      • reaching a consent agreement.
      • using your IP the right way to grow its value!

IP gardening makes it easy for you to take action when you need to take action. So, you can rest easy. Easy! What busy entrepreneur doesn't like easy?

If you don't own your IP, then somebody else does!

Don't find out from a potential buyer's due diligence inspection that your IP is impaired. That's a good way to leave a ton of money on the negotiating table.

* Early bird pricing available for a limited time and subject to change without notice!