Members of Rothwell Figg’s U.S. Market Entry team recently returned from the 2024 SelectUSA Investment Summit, the leading forum for inbound investment in the United States. At Rothwell Figg’s Fedtrade® booth in the Exhibition Hall, consultants and staff engaged with numerous enterprises looking to establish a foothold in U.S. markets.

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The SelectUSA Investment Summit is taking place in National Harbor, Maryland on June 23-26, 2024.

SelectUSA, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Commerce, connects thousands of investors, companies, and economic development organizations (EDOs). It is the premier event for international entities that seek to do business in the USA.

Topics of interest at this year’s

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) can help startups and emerging companies obtain innovation funding through approved private sector partners known as Small Business Investment Companies (SBIC). To determine whether your company is eligible for SBIC funding and/or to discuss an SBIC outreach strategy, contact us at

Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs) are licensed

America’s Seed Fund provides innovation funding for startups and small businesses across technology areas and markets. To discuss U.S. federal funding opportunities and eligibility, contact us at

America’s Seed Fund is a startup innovation funding program of the U.S. National Science Foundation. Its purpose is to provide financial support to technology startups during the

IP Innovation Management is the subject of a webinar sponsored by Medmarc Insurance Group. This event will be presented by James Hastings of Rothwell Figg. He is the editor of Healthcare Marketing Law.

IP Innovation Management is a process for:

  • identifying
  • capturing
  • protecting; and
  • exploiting

the value inherent in intellectual assets creations.

Life sciences patents

A recent trademark opposition decision shows that protecting your nutritional supplement trademark is good for overall brand health.

In Tom Miles v. Five Star Gourmet Foods, Inc.,  the Applicant (Five Star) sought to register the mark ENERGY2GO for fresh and packaged meals and snacks consisting primarily of vegetables, fruits, meats, cheese, and grains in International