The USA is like a giant magnet that attracts capital and investors from all over the world, all seeking a piece of the American dream. Although illegal immigration frequently tops the news and the attention, the USA has venues to access visas and processes of legalization through jobs and investments. You must have heard of the alphabet soup of visas such as H, L, TN, F, etc. which may be confusing. Below is a short
Muchos emprendedores se sienten emocionados cuando forman un negocio en su estado y registran el nombre, y con razón. Abrir un negocio es parte importante del sueño americano. Algunos obtienen una sensación de seguridad de que su nombre comercial no será robado con los documentos aprobados por el estado con la LLC (Limited Liability Company)  y cuestionan la necesidad de registrar una marca comercial a nivel federal, creyendo que su nombre comercial está protegido. Si te
In a move that shows the increased importance of intellectual property as an asset for companies and governments,  the US Congress is trying to make significant changes to how the Copyright Office is managed, seeking to exercise more control on the agency.  Last year, on March 23rd, 2017, the House of representatives introduced the Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act, led by Bob Goodlatte, a Republican from Virginia and John Conyers, a Democrat from Michigan. This
Many business owners and contractors find themselves stuck with a client that will not pay their bill in a timely manner or even worse, refuses to pay. Unfortunately, there are bad characters out there who take advantage of the investment and other’s work. Is very sad to say, but Trump, the current president of the United States, has been accused in at least 60 lawsuits of not paying invoices for services small business provided his
Many business owners feel accomplished when they form a corporation in their state or states where they do business, and rightfully so. Opening a business is the ultimate American dream. Some have a sense of safety that their business name won’t be stolen with the state filing and question the need to file a trademark at the federal level, believing their business name is protected from others using it. If you feel protected, let me
Stan Lee died yesterday, November 12th, 2018, and the super-heroes are mourning. He was a pop culture revolutionary, a writer, an editor, and publisher of superheroes’ stories that where human, complete with self-doubts and fragility who, nonetheless, overcame their flaws to triumph against villains. He was a prolific producer of wealth, but not for himself. Films based on his characters have produced approximately 24 billions of dollars worldwide, according to an estimate by The Numbers,