Legal Considerations for Business Succession Planning

Business succession planning is significant to running a business, especially for family-owned or closely held companies. It entails preparing for the smooth transfer of ownership and management to the next generation or another party to assure the business’s continuity and prosperity. Businesses must consider many legal factors in the United States while drafting succession plans.  […]

Drafting Enforceable Agreements for Private Label Products on Amazon

Drafting enforceable agreements for private label products on Amazon requires a thorough understanding of US contract law and Amazon’s policies. Private label products are those manufactured by a third party yet sold under a retailer’s brand. As an attorney specializing in contract law, I shall guide you through the process of drafting enforceable agreements for […]

What Is a Business Succession Plan?

I know that as a business owner, one major challenge is ensuring your business is still thriving even when you’re no longer at the helm. If possible, you would like for your business to do even better in your absence.  Through several conversations with business owners over the years, this has been a recurring concern […]

How to Write a Cease and Desist Letter as an Amazon Seller

As an Amazon seller navigating the e-commerce space, the journey can sometimes lead to encountering issues with competitors or unauthorized resellers. You will likely experience this sooner or later if you have a thriving brand.  In my various interactions with Amazon sellers, one tool I have found to be effective when combatting this is a […]

How to Comply With Amazon’s Terms of Service and Policies

I know one of the hurdles sellers have to navigate is strictly adhering to Amazon’s terms of service and policies. Non-compliance can result in drastic sanctions.  Through my years working with Amazon sellers, I have continuously recommended familiarizing themselves with these terms and policies. My aim in this article is to detail what these terms […]

How to Monitor and Enforce MAP Policy Violations on Amazon

As an Amazon seller, one of the things you must be on top of are the various policies in place. If you’re just starting out, you will find that not staying informed can result in policy violations with consequences.  Through my years of interacting with and helping Amazon sellers, I have emphasized the need to […]

How to Stop Unauthorized Sellers on Amazon

I know one of the main challenges you face selling in an e-commerce marketplace is unauthorized sellers can undermine brand integrity and dilute product value. This makes them a problem for many brand owners.  For the several years that I’ve consulted with and helped Amazon sellers, I’ve recommended several channels to counter the activities of […]

How to Respond to Cease and Desist Letters as an Amazon Seller

Getting a cease and desist letter as an Amazon seller can inspire some fear, especially if it’s your first time. Through several years of helping sellers navigate the various legal hoops of Amazon, one of the more common occurrences is cease and desist letters.  My aim in this article is to first walk you through […]

How to Enforce Amazon Intellectual Property Rights Internationally

While enforcing your intellectual property (IP) rights nationally can be challenging, it could be even tougher internationally. Given that Amazon is a global e-commerce platform, this is critical.  Through my years of helping Amazon sellers, I have reviewed the various tools available to sellers for international IP rights protection and noted some of the most […]

How to Remove Fake Reviews on Amazon

Online marketplaces like Amazon are vital for brands to access global customers in the digital age. However, the proliferation of fake reviews has become a significant problem, eroding customer confidence and increasing competition in the market.  Legally speaking, dealing with fake reviews on Amazon in the US entails navigating several statutes and rules, including those […]