Nadja Vietz
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As the country with the world’s largest economy, the United States offers some of the best business opportunities in the world.  To assist businesses in taking advantage of those opportunities, this guide provides an overview of the US legal system and some of the laws relevant to doing business in the US United States Legal … read more

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“This deal is not built on trust; it is built on verification” is how President Obama announced and characterized the historic agreement reached yesterday between Iran, the United States, China, France, Germany, Russia, and the United Kingdom. The United States hails the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“Agreement”) as successfully achieving its mission: blocking all … read more

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As more U.S. companies and individuals seek to sell their goods and services in foreign markets, it is important that they obtain protection for their trademarks in these markets. One way to minimize the cost of obtaining trademark protection abroad is to make use of the Madrid Protocol (Protocol). A total of 91 countries have … read more

Dan Harris
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Read a couple of fascinating articles recently on the differences between US and China work cultures. The first was not really an article so much at all, but rather, a graphic depiction (put together by Christina Larson) of the results of global study of workplace cultures undertaken by Steelcase, a leading US-based office furniture company. … read more