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International Law

International Clients 

Axis serves the international market worldwide.

Axis Legal Counsel has represented clients from 22+ countries, including the United Kingdom, Australia, France, Italy, Spain, China, South Africa, India, Saudi Arabia, Eqypt, Canada, Nigeria, Poland, Finland, Sweden, Korea, Pakistan, Norway, Finland, Ghana, Germany, and various others.   We represent international clients in a variety of matters spanning multiple practice areas.

► Who We Represent 

Axis represents a wide variety of clients from across the globe in numerous legal matters:

  • International entrepreneurs
  • Companies seeking to do business in the United States
  • International companies seeking distributors / distribution relationships
  • International startups
  • International suppliers
  • International investors
  • International executives

► International Practice Areas

We assist international cients with a wide variety of legal matters, including but not limited to the following:

     Business Law

Axis assists international clients in doing business in the U.S.  Whether it involves establishing new startups, businesses, branches, or other offices in the United States, Axis can help.

  • U.S. corporations
  • U.S. branches
  • Business entities
  • U.S. business law
  • Business Law
  • Corporate Law
  • U.S. Securities Law
  • U.S. Securities Offerings
  • Contracts and transactions
  • International transactions
  • Cross-border transactions
  • International supply-chain agreements
  • Distribution agreements
  • International Disputes
  • International Litigation
  • U.S. employment laws
  • Employment laws
  • U.S. real estate acquisitions
  • Investments in U.S. startups and entities
  • International Investments
  • International private equity transactions


       Trade Regulation

We can assist international businesses understand and address a variety of trade regulations:

  • International trade
  • Trade regulations
  • U.S. Treasury Dep’t Rules/Regulations
  • IRS / Tax Code Matters
  • OFAC Sanctions
  • EAR / ITAR Sanctions
  • U.S. Trade Regulations
  • KYC / AML Procedures
  • EU / US Trade Regulation
  • US / Asia Trade Regulation
  • US / Middle East Trade Regulation
  • US / Africa Trade Regulations

     U.S. Intellectual Property & Licensing

Axis assists international clients  with a wide variety of U.S. intellectual property and licensing matters. The most common issues in IP law involve copyright, trademark, trade secret, licensing, confidentiality, and related matters, including but not limited to:

  • U.S. Copyright registrations
  • U.S. Copyright infringements
  • Counterfeiting
  • Endorsement Deals
  • Intellectual Property Assignments
  • Licensing Contracts
  • Merchandising
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • U.S. and California-compliant privacy Policies
  • Software Licensing Agreements
  • Sweepstakes & Contests
  • U.S. Trademark registrations
  • U.S. Trademark Disputes
  • U.S. Trademark Infringement
  • U.S. Trademark Registrations

     Labor & Employment

Axis can assist international businesses with numerous labor law, wage/hour, HR, and employee/employment legal matters. For most businesses, the most common issues include hiring/firing matters, employee and independent contractor agreements, and compliance with wage ordinances, and local rules, as well as the following:

  • Labor Law Compliance
  • Wage & Hour Compliance
  • Consultant Agreements
  • Discipline Policies
  • Employment Agreements
  • Executive Employee Agreements
  • Employee Disputes
  • Employee Handbooks
  • Employee IP Assignment
  • Employee Stock Options
  • Employee Separate/Release Agreements
  • Employee Wage/Hour Informational Sheet
  • FMLA Leaves
  • HR Policies
  • Independent Contractor Agreements
  • Non-Compete / Non-Solicit Agreements
  • Risk Management
  • Sales Rep Agreements
  • Terms of Use Policies

   U.S. Contracts and Transactions

Axis assists international business clients with a wide variety of business agreements and transactions with business partners. The most common contracts, agreements, and transactions for businesses can include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Advertising agreements
  • Agent Agreements
  • App development Agreemeents
  • Consulting agreements
  • Contractor agreements
  • Distribution Agreements
  • Marketing Agreements
  • OEM Agreements
  • Manufacturing Agreements
  • Professional Services Agreements
  • Production Agreements
  • Purchase Order Agreements
  • Supply Agreements
  • U.S. Distribution Agreements
  • Website development Agreements
  • Numerous others


   Real Estate

Axis regularly advises clients on issues arising out of real estate law, and this can include assisting clients with real estate matters, including commercial leases, subleasing, landlord relations, property/casualty claims, and similar matters.

  • Commercial leasing
  • NNN Leases
  • Commercial subleases
  • Landlord relations
  • Landlord-commercial tenant matters
  • Commercial lease litigation
  • Property/casualty claims
  • Environmental liability
  • Security liability



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Representing Clients from 22+ Countries Internationally

Axis has represented a wide variety of business clients  in numerous deals, transactions, contracts, agreements, disputes and legal matters. For information on how we may be able to assist you, please contact [email protected].