From August 3, 2019, a non-resident who does not live in the U.S. can apply for registration of a trademark only through an attorney licensed in the U.S. If earlier this condition was just a recommendation, now it is a requirement.
Business always means risking. But the important task for an owner is to avoid undue risk. Fraudulence and incompetence of a third party in company establishment in the US are those unjustified risks to foresee and avoid.
First of all, let us remind that an LLC – Limited Liability Company – is a form of business incorporation in the US, which combines partnership and corporation principles. Simply an LLC may be called an American counterpart of OOO – a limited liability company under the laws of Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and other CIS countries.