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Yearly Archives from 2020

How Will Brexit Impact International Trademark Applications and Registrations?

“IP Completion Day”, when the Brexit Transition Period for the United Kingdom leaving the European Union (EU) officially ends, is December 31, 2020.  Many businesses in the United States have registered their trademarks in the EU or have international registrations that are awaiting grants of protection from the EU. After IP Completion Day, how will the protection of international trademark registrations in the EU and the UK be impacted? New Protections from the UK… If […]

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Video: What Can You Expect from the Biden-Harris Administration on Business Immigration?

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Answers to the Most Common Business Immigration Questions from HR Professionals

In celebration of a brighter future, I am starting a new section dedicated to answering questions that I receive from our clients. This way, you can open the newsletter and see what other similarly situated professionals want to know — answers to questions that will also help you! Here is the first question and answer, based on ongoing shifts on our workforce:     What Is the Impact of Furloughs on Our Nonimmigrant Employees? Furloughs (or unpaid […]

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Our Business Clients Share Their “Immigration Wish List” for the Biden-Harris Administration

US business immigration reform and consistency is desperately needed. The Trump Administration made more than 400 immigration policy changes that have reshaped and delayed every aspect of the system.  For example, Trump suspended the issuance of new L-1, H-1B, and other visas until 2021, ostensibly to protect the labor market. Unfortunately, this ban will have massive long‐​term economic implications. These talented foreign workers who have been blocked from entering the country provide us with needed […]

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