A Guide to Amazon’s Patent Evaluation Express (Apex)

I know that one of the challenges you face as a patent holder is stopping illegal sales of your protected goods, especially on Amazon. If you’re just starting, you will find that it can be extremely tough to pull off.  With my extensive knowledge about Amazon, I’ve examined the various measures the platform has implemented […]

Dealing With Counterfeit Products on Amazon

I know that one of the major challenges that you will likely face as an Amazon seller is someone stealing your patented ideas or selling counterfeit versions of your goods on Amazon.  Through several years of selling products with unique designs on Amazon, I’ve discovered that there’s a chance of having your product counterfeited. I […]

Building a Strong Brand Presence on Amazon to Deter IP Theft

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I know that one of the concerns you have as an Amazon seller is theft or unauthorized use of your intellectual property. If you’ve been on Amazon for a while, you’ve probably experienced it, and if you haven’t, you’re not immune either.  Throughout my years as a seller on Amazon, I’ve employed various strategies to […]

Does Amazon Buy Patents?

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As a global economic powerhouse, the United States boasts a robust patent system that incentivizes inventors and fosters innovation. When it comes to the ever-growing world of technological creation, one of the most important questions is ‘Does  Amazon buy patents?’.  The article tries to explain Amazon’s role as a patent buyer by looking at the […]

Using Amazon’s Project Zero for IP Protection

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I know that one of the main challenges you face as an Amazon seller is the risk of IP violation and product counterfeiting.  Through my years of selling on Amazon, I’ve explored the various measures that the platform has put in place to protect sellers from these issues. I’ve decided to break down one of […]

How to Handle an Intellectual Property Complaint as an Amazon Seller

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I know that one of the many situations you may find yourself in as an Amazon seller is one where you receive an intellectual property complaint. If you have received an IP complaint as an Amazon seller, you must take it seriously. Through my years of selling on Amazon and dealing with a few complaints, […]

The Role of Brand Registry in Protecting Your Brand on Amazon

I know that as an Amazon seller, one of your most pressing needs is to find an effective way to protect your brand. If you’re only just starting, you’ll find that idea theft is one of the main risks you run as a seller.  Through my years of selling on Amazon, I’ve explored several avenues […]

How to Deal With Chinese Copyright Infringement as an Amazon Seller

I know one of the main challenges you must contend with as an Amazon seller is protecting your unique idea from copyright infringement. If you’re just starting out, you’ll discover that Chinese copyright infringement is one of the major angles to this.  Through my years as a seller on Amazon, I’ve had to deal with […]

Strategies for Reinstating Amazon Account Suspensions With Lesley Hensell

In this episode of the Innovations and Breakthroughs Podcast, Rich Goldstein interviews Lesley Hensell, the Co-founder of Riverbend Consulting, about strategies for overcoming Amazon account suspensions. They also talk about Amazon brand registry enforcements, common IP complaints on Amazon, and how Lesley’s kids work in the family business.

A Complete Guide to Protect Your Brand on Amazon

Amazon IP protection specialists battle every day against the spectrum of IP issues, from text plagiarism to the outright theft of logos and trademarks. You’re not alone if you’ve felt the weight of these challenges. Amazon IP protection specialists work daily to reduce IP theft on their platform, responding to various accusations. As an attorney […]