Meet the Experienced Legal Team behind FRS
When it comes to e-Commerce, our team has unparalleled legal and business experience. Jeff started selling on FBA while in college, and grew his pet supply business to $2 Million in annual sales while still in law school. Paul sold video games on Amazon during law school, and went on to work at Deloitte, Microsoft, and General Electric. Vern has practiced patent and trademark law at both a prominent law firm and Microsoft. Together, our team combines our years of e-commerce and legal experience to offer entrepreneurs unparalleled access to legal talent once reserved only for large companies.
Your Full-Service State and Federal Tax Law Firm
Francissen Rafelson Schick offers a full-service Tax Law practice, with attorneys who are experienced in tax law. If you have received a nexus questionnaire or an audit from a state tax agency or the IRS, you need an experienced tax attorney to help you fight back.
Amazon Account and Product Suspension Reinstatement
If your account or listing has been suspended, we can help you write an effective plan of action to get you reinstated as quickly as possible. If necessary, we can help you escalate your case to get you back online and in business quickly. Our Plans of Action are a Flat Rate, and are often completed within 24 hours of our consultation.
Protect Your Intellectual Property: Trademarks, Patents, and Copyrights
Francissen Rafelson Schick specializes in intellectual property (IP) protection, through trademark, patent, and copyright protection. Our experienced IP Group can help you with all aspects of defining your IP Strategy, including filing trademarks, corresponding with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and enforcement of your rights if another seller infringes on your IP.
Your Information is Safe with Us.
As a team of licensed attorneys, any information you share with Francissen Rafelson Schick is protected by the Attorney-Client Privilege, including information shared during your initial consultation. You can rest assured that information you share with Schick will never be shared or used by anyone else, allowing you to maintain your competitive advantage.
Amazon Strategy Consultations
Jeff Schick built his Amazon Business to over $2 million per year in Revenue while still enrolled full time in Law School, so he learned a lot of the tips and tricks of Amazon along the way. Jeff is happy to offer strategy consultations and share his experiences, tips, and knowledge with you.
New Seller Company Formation and Tax Advice
Setting up your Amazon Store can be a challenging endeavor, but fortunately Francissen Rafelson Schick can help make it easier. Our experienced attorneys can share best practices when it comes to setting up your company, assist you with filing necessary documents and obtaining permits, obtain trademarks, and can even help you set up your Amazon account and Brand Registry.
Have you Received a Letter from Vorys?
One of the scariest feelings a Retail Arbitrage seller can experience is receiving a letter from Vorys Legal Counsel threatening legal action for your lawful RA activities. Fortunately, surrender is not the only option. We can help you assess your exposure, determine whether the complaint is baseless, point out your legal liabilities should Vorys pursue legal action, and stand up for your rights.
Have You Received a Sales Tax Nexus Questionnaire?
Our experienced tax attorneys can help you determine your obligations, including the best plan of action when you receive a state tax nexus questionnaire.
Get Help Today
We want to be earth's most seller-centric law firm.
We believe that Amazon has revolutionized the world of e-commerce. However, in its quest to become "earth's most customer centric company", Amazon can sometimes take dramatic actions that negatively impair their sellers. Our goal is to help you avoid these drastic actions, and help you get back online as quickly as possible in case you do.
What Makes Our Firm Different?
We help entrepreneurs create, expand, and protect their companies and most prized assets by bringing an equal balance of business experience, technical skill, and creative thinking to the opportunities and challenges they face.
Our attorneys are committed to the success of our clients. We take the time to understand our clients' business, and work collaboratively with our clients to achieve their business goals — whether managing complex tax issues, succeeding in reinstating a suspended Amazon account, or protecting their intellectual property. By investing in their success, we have helped clients make their businesses better, smarter, and more protected.
At Francissen Rafelson Schick LLP, our clients are getting a team of lawyers dedicated to helping their eCommerce business thrive. Our legal team includes an experienced patent and trademark attorney, a tax litigator who has argued tax cases at the state and federal levels, and an attorney who built a 7-figure Amazon business while attending law school.
“There are two ways to extend a business. Take inventory of what you’re good at and extend out from your skills. Or determine what your customers need and work backward, even if it requires learning new skills.”