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 Snowgrrl.com.  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. 

Noni Mlilo trademark

Nonhlanhla "Noni" Mlilo

Legal Assistant

Noni Milloa works as the Legal Assistant for the firm.  Noni conducts legal research, drafts documents, and handles administrative matters.  Overall, she’s responsible for supporting lawyers and ensuring that clients have a smooth experience with TMBTQ.  Noni graduated with Honors in Journalism and Media Studies from Zimbabwe’s National University of Science and Technology.   Her positive attitude and organization skills are among the firm’s greatest assets!

Jovelene de Roxas

Jovelene De Roxas

Virtual  Assistant

Jovelene De Roxas works as a Virtual Assistant at the firm. She handles administrative matters and makes sure that all of our systems are in order! She has a university diploma in information and communication technology and is in her final year of pursuing a degree in information technology. She enjoys discovering and learning new things. She sees everything as a learning experience.  

Meet To Discuss Your Brand Protection Needs

Meet with us virtually, or face to face.  Our private office is located within Shift Workspaces, in the Country Club neighborhood.  This location is halfway between the Cherry Creek North business district and downtown Denver.  We assist clients throughout the metropolitan Denver area and Colorado, including 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!