At the end of September 2017, Shi Wei Zheng, 42, plead guilty to one count of trafficking in counterfeit goods. During a five-month period, Zheng trafficked over 15,000 pairs of counterfeit UGG boots, with a total estimated retail value of over $2.5 million. Zheng created an elaborate scheme in order to receive and sell counterfeit READ MORE
Many companies mistakenly believe that registering a trademark or copyright with the U.S. Government provides sufficient protection and remedies, and, therefore, do not take the extra step to record those trademarks or copyrights with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (U.S. Customs). The processes achieve two completely different goals. Registering a trademark with the U.S. Patent READ MORE
Learn About “The ABC’S of Customs Seizures – PLUS Top 10 Tips to Ensure Import Compliance” From the Expert!
The DTL Team wants to ensure you are a compliant with U.S. federal regulations and laws when importing your goods from abroad! Here is your chance to learn directly from our Founder, Jennifer Diaz, about the “dos” and “don’ts” of importing. On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm, The Organization for Women in International READ MORE
Yet Another Reason to Record your Trademark or Copyright with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
Co-Authored by Jennifer Diaz and Kristina Hernandez-Tilson, an attorney in Miami, Florida, practices in state and federal court, litigating matters of civil and administrative law. Whether you are importing goods to the United States, or are a U.S. trademarks or copyright owner, there is a new law on the books that should be of interest to READ MORE
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Address Ongoing Litigation & Seizure of one of the hottest toys, the Hoverboard. Hoverboards, as they are commonly known, are self-balancing two-wheeled electric scooters. They are powered by controversial rechargeable batteries that have recently garnered attention for malfunctioning, causing devices to READ MORE