Webinar: International Trade Compliance: The ABC’S of Customs Seizures - PLUS Top 10 Tips to Ensure Import Compliance

  • Wednesday, September 14, 2016
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Online

In FY 2015, 28,865 seizures were for underlying Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) violations. The MSRP of the goods seized was $1,352,495,341! IPR enforcement is a priority trade initiative for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the detention and seizure process is a complicated one. If your merchandise is detained and/or seized, you have options. Learn exactly how you should respond from an expert in Customs and International Trade issues. 


In this webinar, you’ll learn all about the “detention” and “seizure” process, FP&F, filing a petition, supplemental petition, and/or claim and cost bond. Learn key best practices and hear real life case studies. Learn what to do, and more importantly, what NOT to do, and what the consequences are for non-compliance. The speaker will also share with you the Top 10 Tips When Importing to Ensure Compliance.

  • What is Pre-Compliance mean and why it is important
  • Why it is important to be protecting your Intellectual Property Right?
  • The basic Customs concepts and terms that you should know
  • What to do if you encounter a CBP detention and/or seizure case?
  • Plus, top 10 tips when importing to ensure compliance!

Webinar Cost: Members US$25.00; Non-Members US$40.00

How to register

Our Presenters:

Jennifer Diaz, Esq.

V.P. OWIT International, Board Certified International Attorney, Diaz Trade Law, P.A.  


Jennifer Diaz is the founder of Diaz Trade Law, a law firm specializing in Customs and International trade law.   Jennifer is a Board Certified International Attorney and professional speaker considered an expert in international law by the Florida Bar. She is results oriented and regularly assists clients with issues relating to the import and export of merchandise to and from the United States and expediting supply chains with robust pre-compliance programs. Ms. Diaz is an expert in working with the many Federal agencies that regulate trade, including the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS). Ms. Diaz is the editor of the prominent Customs and International Trade Law blog, http://www.customsandinternationaltradelaw.com and author of the Top 10 Tips When Importing/Exporting. Email Jennifer (info@diaztradelaw.com) for your free copy today.  


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