How Will Brexit Affect the Fashion Industry?

By: Sheila Nsue Nfono Brexit has been an ongoing subject of the global political debate and widely covered by the media. Since the referendum that put the United Kingdom (the “UK”) in a unique and unprecedented position, as the first Member State to leave the European Union (the “EU”), the British Government has been continuously working to set the terms of the futu... Read more »

Do You Want to Work in the Fashion Industry in the US? It’s Possible!

Those who know me probably have already realized that nothing is impossible is my personal mantra and that fashion is my great passion. I decided to write this post as numerous people have asked me how to build a fashion career in the United States. It is really possible and you can start your American dream v... Read more »

Introduction to Business Immigration

Supposedly, 51% of New Yorkers speak only English at home. Undoubtedly, the United States is a melting pot. Thus, the US job market attracts numerous foreign workers every year. However, before hiring a foreigner, an employer needs to consider the immigration options available to such an individual. I think it is also important to understand the immigration rules before apply... Read more »

Are We Really Running Out of Innovation?

Robert Gordon’s vision, presented in his book "The Rise and Fall of American Growth,” is quite reasonable, but also pessimistic. As I was reading his thoughts that after the 1970s the standard economic measure of impact of innovation and technological changes has significantly slowed down, the Roman Empire came to my mind. Again, the title of Gordon’s work is “The Rise and... Read more »

How Do You Apply to Law School in the United States?

Becoming a lawyer is a long process that requires a lot of dedication. However, every legal career starts with a law school application. I'd like to introduce you to the initial step everyone has to take in order to become a lawyer in the United States. There are primarily two ways to achieve it, which I discussed in this Read more »

Should Strong Trademarks Receive Narrower Scope of Protection?

Trademark Law: Avoiding Confusion Among Consumers The original idea behind trademark law was to protect consumers. Under the current legal regime in the United States, the distinctiveness of a certain mark is what is actually protected under the law. However, the governing likelihood of confusion test, contrary to what its name sug... Read more »

Foreigner’s Guide: How to Become a Lawyer in the United States?

Back-to-school season inspired me to finally write a post about becoming a lawyer in the United States. People often ask me: "Can you become a lawyer if you're not a US citizen?" The answer is YES. However, this career path for a foreigner can be really challenging and daunting at times. There are primarily two ways to gain the ability to practice law ... Read more »