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Foreign Meaning Matters: Brauneis and Moerland on Trademark's Doctrine of Foreign Equivalents

I was enjoying some siggi's® yogurt, and noticed, just below the trademark name siggi's®, an interesting piece of trivia: "skyr, that's Icelandic for thick yogurt!" You learn something new every day.Robert Brauneis and Anke Moerland's recent article argues that it would not be good … Continue reading

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U.S. Government’s Fake Universities Net F-1 Foreign Students, Recruiters

For some time now, the U.S. has been on the lookout for students who enroll in graduate programs solely for the purpose of obtaining additional CPT (Curricular Practical Training), particularly when they do not “win” the H-1B  lottery. Indeed, USCIS … Continue reading

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CRA revokes charity that spent almost 200m on foreign activities over last 5 years

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Oregon Senators introduce Bills to Counter Foreign Embassies and Consulates Helping Nationals Flee U.S. Justice

On January 25, 2019, Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden introduced two bills that would impose significant consequences on foreign consulates that help their citizens escape legal accountability within the U.S. Merkley and Wyden’s legislation follows investigative reporting by … Continue reading

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China SOE Bankruptcies, Foreign Buyers, and Product that Never Arrives

Euler Hermes, the German credit insurance company, recently released its bankruptcy filing projections for 2019 here. The Report states that bankruptcies worldwide increased by 10% in 2018 and it projects an additional 6% increase for 2019. What surprised me is … Continue reading

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