By: H.W. Pfabe | January 20, 2017


Pretty big news this week. Big news that no one seems to be noticing, since all eyes are on the incoming President.


I always try to stay on top of news that is relevant to Start-Ups and other early-stage businesses, since they are often the companies whose survival most depends on a proper Intellectual Property Strategy. Additionally, Start-Ups can thrive or die in the blink of an eye as government regulations change.


So, what is the news? Which government entity is now affecting Start-Ups and Entrepreneurs? Believe it or not, it’s the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).





On January 17, 2017, DHS issued a new regulation, referred to as the International Entrepreneur Rule. Why is DHS...