Protect your startup.

Would you even know if someone else registers or starts using your brand name or content?

Ignoring IPR protection today can lead to problems with due-diligence and lower valuations tomorrow.

be a #responsiblefounder.

Free Brand & Content Protection
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You will receive alerts for suspicious online usage of your brand name, for example if someone starts a similar named website, company, or attempts to trademark it. This will help you take timely steps to prevent infringement, brand dilution or fraud. See TM Contest T&C.

How it works

IPHawk is a service that automatically defends your brand, trademark, content and other intellectual property, from online duplicates, impersonation, fraud and counterfeiting.

1. Monitors the Internet
IPHawk monitors the internet, looking for your trademark, content and other Intellectual Property (IP).
2. Detects Infringement
Advanced AI Engine determines if your IP was used legitimately and if someone is misusing your IP assets.
3. Responds Automatically
Legal Response Engine helps you respond with legal notices, takedowns, cease & desists and more.
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Frequently Asked Questions

IPHawk's AI is trained to detect infringements across various brands. The more brands it protects, the better its AI algorithm gets at detecting any infringements. Free sign-ups help us improve our algorithm and efficiency.

Free plans are targeted towards startups and independent creators, and are limited to protecting any two IP Assets (Brands, Domain Names, Videos, Content, etc.) per account and up to 10 infringement incidents per IP Asset per month.

You will receive a confirmation e-mail. You need to click on the link in the email to start monitoring. This gives you access to a ticketing dashboard, where you can set up your keywords or assets, and see incidents being detected and resolved.

No, your Credit Card information is not needed for a free signup.

Need more features?

The Free plan is limited to monitoring two IP Assets. If you have additional brand or content assets, contact us for a (paid) Pro plan.

For SMEs, Small Brands, Independent Creators and Startups
lifetime free plan
  • Single User
  • 2 IP Assets
  • 5 Incidents/mo
  • Weekly Monitoring
  • IPR Threat Analytics
  • Account Manager
  • API & Integrations
  • Custom A.I.
Sign Up Free
For Enterprises, Brand-owners and Content-heavy Companies
$ 9.95
per brand per month
  • For Teams
  • 20 IP Assets
  • 1000 Incidents/mo
  • 24x7 or Daily Monitoring
  • IPR Threat Analytics
  • Account Manager
  • API & Integrations
  • Custom A.I.
Get the Pro Plan
Need to track more Incidents, more IP Assets, or build API integration into your workflow?
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IPR protection defends the value created during a startup’s journey

  1. Came up with a great idea
    If you have a unique hard tech innovation, don't publish any papers or disclose it in any public forums before you file a simple provisional patent.
  2. Found a co-founder
    Sign a founders' agreement to document the terms, when everyone is cooperative and optimistic.
  3. Thought of a great name
    Search if someone else is already using the name or even a phonetically similar name. Don't wait for a legal notice.
  4. Found the perfect .com name
    Reserve your domain and social media handles. Monitor if someone else registers a similar domain and prevent any future branding problems.
  5. Hired a Freelancer
    Have freelancers and employees sign an NDA and an IP Assignment agreement.
  6. Raised Angel funding
    Get your compliances in order. File your trademark and any other filings you might have missed.
  7. Find Partners for Growth
    License your IP for use by partners and affiliates. Maintain your brand value by monitoring how they represent your company
  8. Ready for Due Diligence
    Document IPR assets, filings and strategy in preparation for a Series-A round.
  9. Dealing with Competitors
    Create an IP Portfolio to create a barrier for new entrants and defend your position against incumbents.
  10. Explore a Merger
    Boost your valuation with strong IPR documentation and clear titles.