Google Deepens the War Against Counterfeit Merchandise

The war against fakes or counterfeit merchandise is getting real and deep. We already blogged about it. On our June 26th piece, we explained the recent actions taken by Amazon to block third party counterfeits or fake products on its platform, prompted by the passage of a new bill at the US House of Representatives. The name of the bill is the Shop Safe Act. This bill is not the law of the land yet…

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Legal Considerations for Producers of Homemade COVID-19 Protective Equipment

There are a lot of people of goodwill in the USA and the world making emergency supplies and equipment to protect against COVID-19. These actions are laudable and are a community response to the threat of flooding of cases of COVID-19 in hospitals. But we must keep in mind that the Food and Drug Administration ( FDA) and regulatory agencies in the world have protocols for approving equipment and supplies. The manufacturing places/sites have to…

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Immigration Visas for Professionals and Investors

America is a country of immigrants.  Historically, most of that immigration has happened via family ties. Individuals have sought better opportunities in this blessed land many times escaping poverty and/or persecution. With time, these individuals bring family members to enjoy the freedoms and opportunities this country offers. However, family immigration is not the only way to enter the USA legally.  Recently some visas and legal mechanisms that enable professionals and business owners to set their enterprises in…

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