Registration of TM in China: when is necessary and when is simply wanted to
In this article we will answer the a frequently asked question: “Do I need to register my trademark in China?” When it comes to China and intellectual property in one sentence or one article, one can not help recalling the tons of Adibas, ePhone, Channel and other pirated goods that…Read more
Opening of accounts
What does the bank look at when opening an account for a business client? Well, from the previous article it is clear that opening an account is not so easy. Therefore, you need to break all the information that is provided to the bank in several groups: Information on…Read more
Trademark for sellers on Amazon
Registration of a trademark is one of the most important conditions that should be done by all sellers in the Amazon. Perhaps, we will begin with why it is so necessary. Until today, many sellers have already faced a problem when Amazon suddenly blocks its listing or even accounts completely,…Read more
The relevance of offshore zones for Amazon sellers
The number of those who want to register a company in the offshore zone has increased. It is a normal market phenomenon, however, the situation with the use of offshore companies over the past couple of years has changed. 1) Changes in the banking system First of all, the company…Read more
Sales TAX vs AMAZON sellers
Sales Tax is becoming more and more relevant in the Amazon community… Recently, the issue of Sales Tax is becoming more and more relevant in the Amazon community. The interest in this issue is heighten by the news that more flashes in increasing frequency on the pages of the Internet…Read more
How to avoid your Amazon account getting locked out
A few rules, following which you can avoid the trouble of blocking an account. Amazon has a lot of rules, after violation of which your account can be blocked. These rules are hidden in hundreds of pages of the license agreement and rules of use. Usually it happens this way:…Read more
How can a Ukrainian invest abroad? Part 2.
We continue the topic of opportunities of foreign investment by a resident of Ukraine (an individual), and, perhaps, a little more news about the procedure for obtaining a license of the National Bank of Ukraine. Welcome, dear readers! In the first part of this topic (a link to the…Read more
Intellectual Property and Amazon
How to respect the law and not avoid account lock-outs Successful trading on Amazon and respect for intellectual property rights are two interrelated concepts. Statistics show that 55-60% of account and listing blockages are related to violations of intellectual property rights. More detailed requirements related to this issue are listed…Read more
Seller Identity Verification – what is it and how to get through the procedure?
What is the procedure and how complicated is it? A new standard has been introduced for Amazon sellers recently: in addition to verification they must pass Seller Identity Verification. What is the procedure and how complicated is it? Having successfully registered a new account on sellercentral.amazon.com, the seller immediately gets…Read more
More about search of TM
The Importance of Preliminary Search for a Trademark Before registering your own brand or launching a brand for your services and products, it is very important to conduct a preliminary search and analyze whether your trademark (TM) is similar to previously registered. A common misconception is the conclusion that only…Read more
More about patent search
What can completely destroy the business or significantly destabilize the financial condition and profitability of the business? As our practice has shown, very often entrepreneurs do not take into account possible conflicts related to intellectual property, which in the future can completely destroy the business, or substantially destabilize the financial…Read more
Key aspects for conducting international IT-activity
In today’s review, we will try to identify key points that require closer attention for building a successful IT business at the international level. As of the current year, more than two and a half billion of the world’s population are active users of the Internet, which is 35% of…Read more
Automatic tax information exchange – what is it and what it’s eaten with?
The word “offshore” has recently become very widespread, and earlier, most average citizens didn’t know what it was. Now they try to withstand this occurrence. The word “offshore” has recently become very widespread, and earlier, most average citizens didn’t know what it was. Now they try to withstand this occurrence….Read more
An account in a foreign bank – is there hope for an ordinary Ukrainian?
Nowadays Ukrainian citizens’ effort to have an account in a foreign bank is more and more popular. But can it be real? Or does it have consequences? How can an ordinary Ukrainian open an account abroad? We should start by saying that if you want to do it easily, there’s…Read more
Working with PayPal in Ukraine: is there a point?
It’s not a secret that PayPal is the dominant electronic payment system worldwide, and one of the first on the market. It’s not a secret that PayPal is the dominant electronic payment system worldwide, and one of the first on the market. But it’s worth acknowledging, and it’s a bit…Read more
Where to register a company for selling on European Amazon
On Saturday, July 23rd, a forum about selling on Amazon was held. The main question was: where to register a company, what are the required taxes and reports, how much does it cost to cash money? Where it’s preferred to register a company: Estonia One of the fastest growing economies…Read more
Bank account opening in Latvia: what is necessary to know about innovations of the European banks
Banks in Latvia are usually used when using non-resident companies. Why Latvia in particular? How were the accounts opened before 2016 and what has changed since than? Latvia is considered to be a young Switzerland. Most of the bank is oriented to the market of post-Soviet countries there. At the…Read more
Opening of accounts in Estonia
What has changed and where are we going? As you know, opening an account in a European bank has become some challenge since the beginning of 2016. One of the most comfortable options to open an account for your company was Estonia: Russian-speaking staff, inexpensive dollar transactions (from $ 25…Read more