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PI Magazine – An interview with Randy and Tamara Rabenold

In this issue of PI Magazine, we are pleased to feature Randy and Tamara Rabenold, owners of Vaudra International, located in Huntersville, North Carolina. The company name originated from the French verb, “valoir,” meaning, “to be worth.”

The 4 E’s: Efficiency

Many times, when people hear that a professional is specialized, they automatically assume that means their services are prohibitively expensive. That is not the case with the professionals at Vaudra. In fact, we’ve conducted market studies revealing the exact opposite.

The 4 E’s: Enforcement

Both civil and criminal prosecution of counterfeiters requires an ongoing partnership between private industry and public law enforcement agencies. Indeed, the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Center acknowledges that vetting and adding value to investigations initiated by private industry is one of its core duties. The IPR Center also boasts its “productive partnerships with public and private sectors”

The 4 E’s: Evidence

A successful counterfeit investigation can yield a few desirable potential outcomes. One route is criminal prosecution and conviction of offenders. Criminal convictions not only take counterfeiters out of business but also send a strong message to deter would-be offenders that your brand is serious about protecting its intellectual property. The second is civil enforcement, wherein a

The 4 E’s: Expertise

There’s a reason why people call the fire department instead of the police when they spot a structure fire. Although police officers are trained in dealing with emergencies, they don’t necessarily have the focused skills & experience to battle fir

140th INTA Conference – Seattle, Here We Come!

With the 140th INTA Conference only days away, Vaudra International looks forward to making new connections and revisiting with those familiar faces whom we see each year. Considering there are 10,000+ registered attendees from over 150 countries,

Feeling Conflicted?

There are many variations on the definition of a “conflict of interest.” According to the Business Dictionary, a conflict of interest is “a situation that has the potential to undermine the impartiality


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