Free Webinar | Fred Rocafort at Southeast Asia IP Roadshow 2023

REGISTER HERE  Join policymakers, thought leaders, and experienced professionals in the field of intellectual property (IP) for a webinar on IP matters in Southeast Asia and the ASEAN Economic Community. Harris Sliwoski’s Fred Rocafort, will speak on the topics bulleted below. This free event will feature speakers from the United States Patent and Trademark Office

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(Webinar Recap) Stepping into Success: Navigating the U.S. Market with Confidence

Recently, two Harris Sliwoski attorneys, Jonathan Bench and Akshat Divatia, presented this webinar for international companies interested in entering the U.S. market.  General U.S. Business Portion  Jonathan Bench, Chair of the International Transactions Group, led the general business portion of the webinar. He began by discussing the pros and cons of establishing a venture in

The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act – One Year On

On June 21, to mark the one-year anniversary of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act’s entry into force, Fred Rocafort and Bob Kossick participated in a Q&A session on the topic. Here are some highlights of that event. The discussion revolves around the critical subject of forced labor and the efforts undertaken by the U.S.

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Griffen Thorne Named a California Rising Star

We are pleased to announce that Griffen Thorne has been named a 2023 Super Lawyers California Rising Star. Griffen has been a Rising Star three years straight. Super Lawyers is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Attorneys are selected from

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International Arbitration: Webinar Takeaways

Earlier this month, Dan Harris and I had the pleasure of sitting down and chatting with our colleagues – Cesar García de Quevedo in Spain and Arthur Chiu in China – about strategies and trends we’re seeing in international arbitration. If you missed the webinar, these were some of the key takeaways: Arbitration Procedure is

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International Aspects of Trademark Infringement Litigation

Introduction In today’s global marketplace, businesses face numerous challenges when it comes to protecting their trademarks on an international scale. Trademark infringement litigation is an option when a person or business is infringing your trademark rights in another country. These cases involving international dimensions can be complex, encompassing jurisdictional issues, cross-border enforcement, and a secondary

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Which Industries Can Benefit From Smart Contracts?

With Web3 on the horizon and digital transformation in the air, blockchain technologies like smart contracts are becoming more common in business processes. Every company should be asking how can you incorporate these technologies into your business model. For context, a smart contract is a self-enforcing piece of code that exists on a blockchain and

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A Primer on Investor-State Arbitration

Introduction Per Investopedia, foreign direct investment occurs Foreign direct investment occurs when an individual or a company acquires “an ownership stake in a foreign company or project made by an investor, company, or government from another country. Post-pandemic, foreign direct investment is again on a growth track, and as with other trending industries or growth

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Is Web3 Dead? Not From Where We are Sitting

Even with some high-profile enforcement actions and general mayhem in the blockchain industry (see here and here), many founders continue to build their projects, gain traction in the market, and receive funding. We know this because we speak with many such entrepreneurs every week. Below is an excerpt from an email I recently sent to