Turns out Trademark Propeties is ALSO the founder of the TV series concept. It was braught to A&E by Richard Davis and his team in exchange for a 50/50 split on the shows profits. Long story short, A&E completely ripped off Trademark Properties, which is why you wont find them on the new seasons. Additionaly Trademark is sueing A&E for excess of one million dollars for stealing there ideas, concepts, breach of contract, using trade secrets braught by Trademark, ect ...
You can see the lawsuite paperwork here ..
Keep an eye out for Trademark on their new show 'The Real Deal' airing on TLC starting in April!