Our History

1975

  • NTI Trademark Audits, Inc./ National Sales Audits was founded by Bill Ellis and Kathy Braunstein
  • Roy & Doris Skrifvars founded Emard & Skrifvars

1980

  • Mike Santoni joins Emard & Skrifvars
  • National Trademark Investigations began conducting trademark and IP investigations

1986

  • Emard & Skrifvars changes company name to Santoni, Skrifvars & Damerell
  • Santoni, Skrifvars & Damerell open Workers’ Compensation Investigation office in Canoga Park and eventually another in Riverside.

2001

  • Mike Santoni purchased National Trademark Investigations
  • Tim Santoni joins the Santoni Investigations & National Trademark Investigations teams

2005

  • Santoni Investigations & National Trademark Investigations centralize operations in Lake Forest, California while maintaining a Los Angeles office.

2010

2011

  • Tim Santoni took over as President/CEO of Santoni Investigations

2012

2013

2014

  • Obtained NAPBS FCRA Certification
  • San Diego office is opened in Mission Valley

2015

  • Mike Santoni celebrates 40th anniversary with the company

2016

2016