Why Us?

The Law Office of Elliott J. Brown offers cost-effective, flexible, and dependable legal solutions to problems that businesses of all sizes often encounter. Our business lawyers serve as outside counsel to startups and businesses in the NYC Metro Area and abroad, who seek counsel on matters that involve corporate/business law, business contracts, intellectual property, as well as website policies and compliance.

Core Practice Areas

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Business Contracts

We prepare and negotiate dozens of business contracts.

Corporate & Business

We help entrepreneurs create, maintain, and sell businesses.

Intellectual Property

We help businesses protect their intellectual property.

Website Policies

We draft and implement website policies.


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Our flat-fee Services:

Flat Fee Startup Packages

We have structured our flat fee packages to serve as a legal roadmap for organizational structure, and the packages are designed to scale with your startup’s business needs.

Flat Fee Trademark Services

We provide counsel on trademark matters including evaluating the strength of proposed marks, clearance, development, registration, enforcement, and portfolio management.

Subscription Services

Subscription services allow our attorneys to get to know you and your business, grow with your business, and get you to the point where you need a full-time business attorney on staff.

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Law Office of Elliott J. Brown

33 N Main Street | Marlboro, NJ 07746


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Elliott J. Brown founded the Law Office of Elliott J. Brown in 2009. Elliott brings over 30 years of experience as both in-house General Counsel for various companies, as well as serving in the corporate departments of law firms in Tel Aviv and New York City. Elliott’s in-house experiences include ten years as Vice President and General Counsel at a U.S. based subsidiary of an Italian holding company, with various holdings in the sporting goods and accessories industry. Elliott also served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel at a full-scale global fashion and lifestyle company, most famously known for their hip-hop and street-wear clothing lines and accessories. Elliott’s duties as General Counsel included managing the company’s vast trademark portfolio as well as anti-counterfeiting efforts on a global basis.

Elliott has since put his experience and knowledge to work for his clients at the Law Office of Elliott J. Brown, representing international clothing and lifestyle brands, celebrities, entrepreneurs and more.

Elliott is a member of the New York State Bar Association and its Business Law section and the New Jersey State Bar Association.

Elliott is licensed to practice law in New York, New Jersey, and Florida.


B.A., University of Florida, ’77

J.D., University of Florida, ’80

Elliott J. BrownFounder

Adam Blaier’s goal is to build real and meaningful relationships with his clients. He does this by being transparent, communicating quickly and efficiently, and by trying to come up with creative solutions to his client’s problems or needs. Adam Blaier practices in a few areas of law that he believes can help startups and small businesses achieve their goals, from start to finish.

Adam has gained valuable experience both In-house for a variety of companies in New York and New Jersey and, in law firms in Manhattan. This mix of experience has given him a unique ability to balance the (often divergent) legal and business needs of a company. Adam’s in-house experience includes working as General Counsel for a $150M IT Staffing and Consulting Firm, as well as Corporate Counsel for a telecommunications & technology company in New Jersey.

Adam is a member of the New York and New Jersey State Bar Associations, as well as the Association of Jewish Attorneys.

Adam is licensed to practice law in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and the District of Columbia (Washington D.C.)


B.A., Penn State University, ’12

J.D., Pace University School of Law, ’16

Adam BlaierStartup & Business Lawyer

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Adam is not just a service provider; Adam is a partner, supports us every step of the way, and is always available for any question at any time! Super professional. No less than Excellent!


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How do I start a business?

Most entrepreneurs and creators get their start by asking a straightforward question, “how do I start a business?” Starting a business requires careful planning, risk tolerance, dedication, and vision. Working with the right business lawyers can make it easier. Once you have determined an initial idea for your business, it is essential to thoroughly evaluate the market in which you will be operating (if there is one), and discover how you can best contribute to, or disrupt it with, your business idea….

Why do so many Startups Incorporate in Delaware?

As you and your co-founder(s) or business partner(s) sit around a table and discuss the idea you want to bring to life, one of the topics that may pop up is entity formation. If you’ve done the research, you may find yourself asking the question, “why do so many startups incorporate in Delaware?” There are at least a half-dozen reasons startups and businesses choose to incorporate in Delaware over other states…..

How Do You Protect Business Ideas?

Depending on what is at stake, there are several options available to protect business ideas from being stolen or copied by others. If you want to ensure that your business partners or employees do not misappropriate or share important business ideas or information with others, your best bet may be to create a non-disclosure or non-compete agreement that includes certain restrictive covenants in it….

How long does it take to get a Trademark?

A perfect application, even for the best trademark lawyer, is rare. While we have filed applications that were registered less than 7.5 months from the application date, the norm is closer to 9 months. While a U.S. citizen doesn’t need to work with a trademark lawyer, it is highly recommended to do so. Trademark law is always changing….

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The growing demand for software, platforms, and infrastructure to be more scalable, faster/easier to use, and cost-effective has shifted us away from the traditional on-premises model to a cloud-based model. This post will dive into the three services above; SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS.

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How Startups Can Become CCPA Compliant

In response to consumer privacy concerns, several states have implemented new data security laws. The most recent of which is California’s CCPA. This blog post discusses some ways that startups can become CCPA compliant.

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4 Potential Pitfalls of Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is a good way for startups to raise money for their product/service. Widget makers and apparel designers (including our client, Apricoat®), in particular, have made extensive use of crowdfunding to get projects off the ground.