Jimmy Frank Chester’s Guides

Jimmy Frank Chester

Dallas Trademark Application Attorney.

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  1. How to Complete a Customs Entry Form to Import Goods from Abroad

    Written by attorney Jimmy Chester, about 5 years ago. STAFF PICK

    Classify your Goods The Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) contains thousands of different possible classifications of every known commodity. Theoretically, only one HTSUS class

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  2. Software Protection Strategies: Alternatives to Patents

    Written by attorney Jimmy Chester, 19 days ago.

    Patent protection for software is expensive, difficult, and subject to significant limitations. As such, savvy software owners look to other IP legal protections for their assets. This article discu

  3. How to Form an LLC in Texas

    Written by attorney Jimmy Chester, about 5 years ago.

    Complete and file the Certificate of Formation A Certificate of Formation (the "Certificate") acts like a "birth certificate" for a company in many ways. The Texas Secretary of State (TXSOS) provide

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  4. Compliance with the Foreign-Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA)

    Written by attorney Jimmy Chester, about 5 years ago.

    Who is covered by FCPA? There are two elements of the FCPA: the anti-bribery element, and the accounting requirements. All US companies, their employees and agents (including independent sales reps)

  5. How to Stop Infringing (Counterfeit) Products from Being Imported into the US

    Written by attorney Jimmy Chester, almost 6 years ago.

    Register Your IP with the US The first step would be to register your copyright, trademark, or trade dress with the USPTO. Although not absolutely required to enlist the assistance of CBP, it does m

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  6. How to Register a Trademark with the USPTO

    Written by attorney Jimmy Chester, almost 6 years ago.

    Perform a TM Search While technically not part of the application process, a trademark search will help you identify potential roadblocks for your application. Many attorneys and consultants provide

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