The Legal Issues With Manufacturing Foreign Countries

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After winning season twelve of Project Runway there has been countless emails of getting replicas of what was made on the show. There have also been request for original dresses to be made for numerous celebrities’. With that being said I have decided to start my own clothing company “Queen Chic”. We will not only sell and manufacture in the states, but this will be a global venture with manufacturers in china. I will be going over the legal issues with manufacturing in foreign countries, as well as our government economics. I will also go through some of their culture traditions that can benefit, but also be a disadvantage to working with a foreign country, and how this may affect my limited liability company. Before beginning any part…show more content…
So I also have to take addition steps to ensure the availability and registration of my trademarks in all regions. You also have to make sure your trademark translates effectively in other countries and native languages. (Symbols, emblems, etc.) With this being a new business I have chosen to involve a local agent, and an attorney or accountant experienced in international law. To avoid having products seized or your operations shut down due to some miscommunication or misunderstanding with the local government officials. When you conduct trade in another country, you 'll have to be familiar with that country 's laws. And by hiring someone that has done this before it can help operations run smoothly. Culture is a very important value that is often misconstrued with a foreign country. You have to understand the local law and its role in their society. Americans often think that because Japan has very little litigation, Japanese companies are not concerned about contracts and legal rights. That is an enormous cultural misunderstanding that can lead to major business mistakes. Japanese businesses are very legalistic and concerned with preserving their rights - though they are not litigious, in part because the Japanese court system is slow, expensive and cumbersome. Different cultures have different values, and sometimes these differences can be stark. Gender, for example, could prove problematic in countries
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