Propiedad Intelectual estados unidos

Preguntas y Respuestas sobre la Gestión de la Propiedad Intelectual en el Ámbito Aduanero Estadounidense

Hace unos días tuve la oportunidad de sentarme con varios miembros de la Asociación Interamericana de Propiedad Intelectual (ASIPI) para discutir el tema de la protección de la propiedad intelectual en el contexto aduanero estadounidense. Las preguntas y respuestas que entraron en esta discusión se exponen a continuación.   En el contexto del comercio exterior,

Investment Visa United States

Increased Interest in U.S. Investment-Based Visas Comes as No Surprise.

1. Increased Interest in U.S. Investment-Based Visas Comes as No Surprise Our United States immigration lawyers are seeing increased interest in Investment-based visas and that should come as no surprise. Interest in US business and investment based immigration continues to grow, including the U.S. Immigrant Investor visa category or “EB-5” (at 8 U.S.C. 1153(b)(5)). The

Litigation and discovery in the United States

U.S. Litigation Basics – The American Discovery Process (Part Two)

In part one, we broke down the basics of what the discovery process in the United States is and why we have it. In today’s post, we’re going to cover the different discovery mechanisms and the pros and cons of each. Interrogatories Interrogatories are written questions that require written responses. (Note: not all jurisdictions allow

United States litigation discovery

U.S. Litigation Basics – The American Discovery Process (Part 1)

The United States is known for its particularly complex legal system, which is largely composed of multiple phases. Typically, the longest phase is the “discovery” phase. Discovery usually takes off right after the parties file their respective complaints and answers. Here is an overall primer on the discovery process – what it is and what

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Mexico Representative Offices

In a previous post, I outlined the options for entity formation for companies establishing a presence in Mexico, noting that Mexico Representative Offices “cannot enter into legal transactions in Mexico but can promote the products or services of the foreign company, or conduct activities such as market research.” Mexico Representative Offices can sign contracts on

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The 2022 World Cup at Harris Bricken

The 2022 World Cup kicks off on November 20 in Qatar. With 32 teams from around the globe vying for the title, passions will be riding high at our very international law firm. Here’s who we’ll be supporting at Harris Bricken, broken down by groups. Group A: Qatar, Ecuador, Senegal, Netherlands We don’t really have

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U.S. Litigation Basics – The Formidable “Injunctive Relief”

The need for litigation rarely arises slowly. Typically, we receive calls from our international clients after they have spent some time trying to work through a dispute on their own, but the other side has now done something egregious or that requires immediate intervention. In the U.S., there is a mechanism that may aid in

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Harris Bricken Welcomes Patent Attorney Paul Coble

Harris Bricken welcomes patent attorney Paul Coble. Paul heads up Harris Bricken’s patent law practice and assists with various other IP matters within the firm’s IP Practice Group. Paul studied molecular biology and chemistry as an undergraduate and he handled both patent prosecution and litigation matters for many years at an AMLaw 200 firm in

What to Know if You’re Thinking About Buying Property in Spain

Seven Tips for Buying Real Estate in Spain

By Steven Rudmann + Nadja Vietz It is a great time to acquire vacation property in Spain, but important to thoroughly understand the legal and tax implications. In early 2020, market prices for vacation properties in Spain were rising, as they steadily had been since 2015. Then in March, COVID-19 hit the country hard. A long lockdown followed,

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U.S. Litigation Basics – What If I’ve Been Sued?

Earlier this year, I started a series on U.S. litigation basics for our international audience. The American judicial system is statute-based and complicated, so we’ve previously covered what your pre-litigation options are and where you should sue. But what if you’re on the receiving end of a lawsuit? Though the plaintiff (the person suing) must