Laws and Regulations

ADA Compliance and Your Distributor Website
October 21, 2021 at 11:21 am

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires certain businesses to make accommodations for people with disabilities. That applies to physical spaces, but also to online spaces. And failure to create an ADA-compliant website could open a business to lawsuits, financial liabilities and damage to your brand reputation...

How California's Garment Worker Protection Act Impacts Apparel Sector
October 6, 2021 at 10:55 am

California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law that will require the state's garment factories to pay a minimum hourly wage in addition to giving workers other benefits. The Garment Worker Protection Act is designed to help ensure workers are paid properly and create a safer working environment, but opponents of the law believe it could lead to job losses...

Merch by Amazon Sellers Say the Platform Is Full of Scammers Stealing Designs
September 29, 2021 at 12:02 pm

Merch by Amazon, the tech giant’s print-on-demand merchandise platform that, among other things, allows approved artists to upload their own designs, has a scam problem. The platform has reportedly become rife with scammers downloading other people’s designs and selling them as their own work...

Tread Carefully With Olympics-Themed Promos
June 15, 2021 at 12:09 pm

Using phrases like “Olympic,” “Olympiad,” “Paralympic,” “Pan-American,” or just about anything related to the U.S. presence at the Olympics creates a risk of infringing on the Olympics' intellectual property. There are some obvious ones, but some are less obvious. For example...