Amazon Brand Registry: What You Need To Know

Amazon recently launched a new, updated Amazon Brand Registry Program, Brand Registry, which helps protects the brands of sellers who use Amazon as a platform to make sales. The whole function and purpose of a brand is so that consumers can readily identify manufacturers and products that they trust. Amazon Brand Registry: New Tools For Amazon… READ MORE

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Intellectual Property and E-commerce Shops

If you’re the owner of an e-commerce shop, you deal with intellectual property everyday. Intellectual property refers to the creations of the human mind. This includes symbols, images, names, inventions, and literary and artistic works. Intellectual property rights refer to the exclusive rights given to the creator for a specific period of time. This right… READ MORE

White House Response to the UN Convention on Electronic Communications

It seems like a no longer accurate statement to say the world is “moving online:” it’s already there. There are more computers in the home and businesses than ever before, the Internet and mobile data plans keep us connected, and companies are signing contracts and making deals without ever actually meeting the person on the… READ MORE

Data Disagreement: Are Your Communications Protected from the Court?

In an age where 68% of Americans own smartphones, our data and communication sources are sometimes our most prized possessions. With the help of technology, individuals now conduct business and pass time all from hand-held devices with little thought about privacy. While most people assume their conversations via cellular phones are secure, is it possible… READ MORE

FTC Settles with Bitcoin Mining Machine’s Operators

The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) mission is to protect the consuming public from deceptive or unfair business practices. The FTC accomplishes these goals using a variety of strategies, including keeping businesses accountable for false advertising, preventing anti-competition, and helping to enhance informed consumer choice, just to name a few. The FTC governs any trade channels within or associated with the United States. In the age of the Internet, these lines have blurred slightly, but the FTC continues its mission to protect the consuming public.

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