OPERATION HOLIDAY HOAX CRANKS DOWN ON COUNTERFEIT PRODUCTS

WASHINGTON – The National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) announced the kickoff of Operation Holiday Hoax, an effort to track down those who are selling counterfeit and pirated products this holiday season. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)…

WHAT'S HE TALKING ABOUT?

The following article was published in Homeland Security Today and written by Jim Giermanski.  His credentials appear at the end of the article.  I don’t agree with most of Dr. Giermanski’s remarks and my comments appear in ITALICS/BOLD below. Cross-Border Drayage And US Security January…

Demystifying U.S. Export Controls in the World of Textile, Apparel and Footwear

By Melissa Miller Proctor See Ms. Miller’s contact information below for any follow up questions or further advise. There is a very common misconception held by many U.S. textile/apparel and footwear companies that the mysterious world of export controls is the exclusive domain of high technology…