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 …

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 …