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Frank J. Desiderio will serve on a panel at the 2013 International Trade Update CLE at Georgetown Law Center

On March 1, 2013, Frank Desiderio will be a panelist at the Georgetown's Law Center's International Trade Update.  He will participate in a panel discussion relating to "Customs Seizure and Forfeiture Process and Protests of Post-Entry Audits."  Additional information about this program is available at: http://www.law.georgetown.edu/continuing-legal-education/programs/cle/international-trade-update/

   

New Trademark Protections Offered by CBP

Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) has upgraded their trademark protection tools for importers. In the past, an importer could record their trademarks with CBP to obtain protection of their mark. The recording of a trademark with CBP helps the agency to police the importation of infringing goods. CBP recently added a new function to its Intranet, and permits importers to provide their Product Identification Guides for upload to CBP’s Intellectual Property Rights internal Search system (IPRiS).

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A Day Of Fashion Law

Join Program Chairs Frances Hadfield, Grunfeld Desiderio Lebowitz Silverman & Klestadt LLP, and Olivera Medenica, Wahab & Medenica LLC and an All-star faculty at Down the Runway: A Day of Fashion Law on Friday, February 8.

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Export Compliance Certifications to Be Imposed on U.S. Employers of Foreign Nationals

Effective on February 20, 2011, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services agency (“USCIS”) will impose new export control certification requirements for companies in the United States who petition that agency seeking authorization for an alien to come to the United States temporarily to perform services or to receive training.

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FTC Issues $1.26 Million in Penalties for Mislabeling Rayon Textiles as Bamboo; Announces Enforcement Policy for Directly Imported Products

On January 3, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced that $1.26 million in penalties will be paid collectively by four national retailers to settle charges that the companies mislabeled various textile products.

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