December International Holidays 2017

Rapport International works with customers who do business internationally or with culturally diverse customers, so we thought it would be beneficial to provide a monthly update of holidays around the world. Each month we'll feature one holiday and give..

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November International Holidays 2017

Rapport International works with customers who do business internationally or with culturally diverse customers, so we thought it would be beneficial to provide a monthly update of holidays around the world. Each month we'll feature one holiday and give..

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5 Things To Consider When Bringing A Combination Product To Market

Recently I attended “The Convergence of Medical Devices and Drugs” sponsored by MassBio and MDG Boston.  The meeting was well attended as many pharmaceutical and device companies, large and small, seek to figure out how to efficiently take combination..

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Trademarks in China

Last week, I attended a program at the Boston Bar Association about “Intellectual Property Protection in China: Successes and Challenges”.

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5 Challenges of Education Translation Services

Educational institutions, of all levels, in the United States are becoming more culturally diverse with each passing day. Often students, and particularly parents and guardians, speak little to no English, therefore causing communication issues with school..

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Metrowest Immigration Forum: A Call to Action

I'm very interested in this Forum being held this weekend in Framingham, MA. Here is a short blurb of what it is about:

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Summary of MassBio Program “Drugs are from Mars, Devices from Venus”

Wendy Pease recently had the opportunity to attend the MassBio program “Drugs are from Mars, Devices from Venus”. The speakers discussed how blending the development of medical devices and pharmaceuticals can be a difficult and time-consuming process, but..

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China Outlook 2017 Seminar

The law firm of Nixon Peabody is presenting the seminar China Outlook 2017: Maximizing Opportunities in China and the U.S. During the Year of the Rooster on Wednesday, March 22 at the Nixon Peabody offices in Boston.

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American Workforce Evolves

The Boston Globe reports that the number of nationwide job postings seeking bilingual candidates has risen 162% between 2010 and 2015 (159.5% in Massachusetts). This increase is not only an indication of the changing workforce in America, but also a need..

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Be Thankful and Tolerate

By Wendy Pease, Executive Director & Owner, Rapport International

When I say, “name a holiday” in November, you’d probably say “Thanksgiving”. And, it is an important holiday as it reminds us to slow down, eat up and say for what we are thankful. Usually,..

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