Intellectual Property Design Rights in Russia

IP protection in Russia explained by Shelly Pritchard, International Market Platforms and Intellectual Property specialist at International Trade Matters It is essential as a business to do all you can to secure your IP. To safeguard intellectual property against infringement by other businesses and to protect it in the courts your …

International trade challenge and opportunity in the South West

Asked to describe the South West region’s main international challenge and opportunity, Linda Middleton-Jones explains from her perspective: It is established wisdom that for a region or country to be vibrant, progressive and economically strong, it embraces the advantages it has. Certainly, this region has many exciting and natural advantages …

20/20 vision for 2020

Bibby’s have recently teamed up with International Trade Matters Ltd to gauge the aspirations of South West businesses for future international trade through a series of Blue Sky dinners. Leaders across sectors and industry were invited to a select evening in Taunton to discuss what the future could or should …

Trading in China – The Importance of Intellectual Property Protection & Appropriate Agreements

International Market Platforms and Intellectual Property specialist, Shelly Pritchard takes a look at the steps businesses can take to protect IP when outsourcing manufacturing to China… Intellectual property is an established concern for those businesses operating or considering operating in China. Fear regarding the enforcement of IP is a factor …

AEO Certification, the “first line of defence” in customs compliance activity

Guest article by Marius Gaiță Customs Operations &Compliance Manager – EUROCCOPER, Founding Member – AEO FORUM The term “customs compliance” is used in various official documents drafted by some of the most important international institutions, such as: The World Customs Organization, or the World Trade Organization. In spite of this, a precise definition of the term is currently …