Our Government Liaison Services division was created for the purpose of providing a direct interface with the highest levels of governments in over 20 countries. In the United States, we have direct access to federal government offices and the vast amount of information available therefrom. At HAYMAN-WOODWARD, our team of experts is trained in various areas including intellectual property research, as well as federal food and beverage labeling and processing compliance for businesses in the United States and 35 foreign countries.
At HAYMAN-WOODWARD we serve our customers in many of their dealings with the U.S. (and globally) Patent and Trademark Office, the Copyright Office, USDA, FDA, IRS, ATF, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), USCIS, DHS, U.S. Coast Guard, and the SEC, amongst others. In the UK, we have vast experience with the Border Force, HM Revenue & Customs, Insolvency Service and more. In Brazil, we specialize in dealings with Anvisa, Policia Federal, Receita Federal, Ministério da Fazenda, Aneel, Anatel, Ministerio das Relações Exteriores, and more.
Our partners and associates are experienced attorneys and consultants with well over 20 years in this field, and with remarkable track records in negotiating on behalf of our clients.
Some countries and agencies such as the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) do not require an importer to have a license or permit, but other agencies and countries may require one, depending on the commodity that is being imported. We provide licensing services in over 18 countries.