MIAMI - On Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, a federal jury in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida returned a verdict in favor of Miami-based Badia Spices, Inc., and against New Jersey-based Gel Spice Company, Inc., for trademark infringement of Badia’s brands “Complete Seasoning®” and “Sazon Completa®.” The jury found the infringement to be willful, awarded Badia $564,000, and determined that Badia’s trademarks are brands, not generic terms.

MIAMI – On Monday, Oct. 29, the Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce (MDCC) partnered with the Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Florida to host an early morning conversation with Florida’s Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Andrew Gillum at Miami Dade College’s North Campus.

PortMiami in collaboration with its cruise and cargo partners posted a record year.  The Port experienced an increase of 5.8 percent in containerized cargo movements for its 2018 Fiscal Year with a total of 1,084,000 (twenty-foot equivalent units) and an increase of 4.7 percent in cruise visitors with a total of 5,592,000 passengers during the 12 month period ending September 30, 2018.

Your business may be able to write off the entire cost of some or all of your 2018 asset additions on this year’s return.

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