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Our mission at TMBTQ is to empower entrepreneurs with the guidance and knowledge to make informed decisions about their businesses and brands.

Our Values

We believe in sharing knowledge.
We believe that intellectual property should be protected, regardless of who owns it.
We believe that all businesses and individuals deserve the same level of responsive service. 
We believe that business owners should be able to focus on their businesses without worrying about legal issues.

Meet The Team

Tamara Pester Schklar

Tamara Pester Schklar


Tamara Pester Schklar’s practice focuses on business law, and she has particular interest and expertise in trademark search and registration, business contracts and agreements, technology and software licensing, copyright issues, and the purchase and sale of businesses. Ms. Pester also can provide legal advice and assistance with FDA laws and FTC compliance, including reviewing labels for new products.

Tamara has been honored with inclusion in the Super Lawyers list since 2020.  This exclusive list recognizes 2.5 percent of outstanding attorneys in Colorado.  Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of  lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Tamara Pester Schklar Trademark Super Lawyers award recipient

Tamara launched her Denver business law firm in 2006, after having gained experience as an associate at an established large firm in Atlanta, and as in-house legal counsel for several major corporations, including Schlumberger (formerly LHS Communication Systems, Inc., then Sema Group plc and SchlumbergerSema) in Atlanta, Georgia and Englewood, Colorado and First Data Corporation in Lone Tree, Colorado.Tamara is proud to be a Denver native, having lived and worked in other cities, but always returning "home" to the sunshine and mountains.  She also edits the lifestyle website  Tamara  created, marketed, and sold out of the Passover Bingo game, designed to make Passover seders more fun for kids and adults.  These varied experiences help her understand the challenges and highlights experienced by small business owners and entrepreneurs. Tamara is active in the Denver community, and sits on the Professional Liability Insurance committee of the Colorado Supreme Court Attorney Regulation Counsel. 


Stephen Anderson

Senior Counsel

Attorney Stephen Anderson works as Senior Counsel to the firm.  He has been practicing law for more than 30 years, with a focus on registration, counsel, litigation, and enforcement in International Copyright, Trademark, Domain Name and related Intellectual Property matters. A creative soul with a lawyer's mind, his heart beats a little faster when he works on brand creation and registration. Stephen has litigated a number of important cases in Federal Court and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, including against a well-known “Copyright Troll” and in cases involving false advertising and protecting fashion brands against infringers.  Stephen is active in the International Trademark Association (INTA) attended the University of Southern California where he graduated with Honors in Political Science and was the President of the Blackstonians Pre-law Honor Society. 

Meet To Discuss Your Brand Protection Needs

Meet with us virtually, or face to face.  Our private office is located near the University of Denver.  This location is halfway between the Denver Tech Center and downtown Denver.  We assist clients throughout the metropolitan Denver area and Colorado, including the Cherry Creek North business district, downtown, Hilltop, RiNo, the Highlands, LoHi, LoDo, Aurora, Eagle county, Summit county, Greenwood Village, Cherry Hills Village, Lakewood, Golden, Arvada, Wheat Ridge, Littleton, Broomfield, and Thornton.  For Federal trademarks, we are able to represent companies and individuals throughout the United States.  Schedule a meeting to learn more about our trademark watching or other services!


Christine Joy Salinas

Legal Virtual Assistant

Meet Christine, our Legal Virtual Assistant who handles administrative and social media tasks with ease. With a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration majoring in Financial and Investments Management, she ensures that our systems run smoothly. She is also a licensed Insurance Advisor in the Philippines and is currently pursuing her MBA at Miriam College. She has previously worked at a bank under the commercial loans division for a year and has been a Virtual Assistant since 2019. When not working, she enjoys indulging in her passions for music and cooking.  

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