Fashion & Design

Fashion houses and accessory designers face unique challenges specific to their industry. They require attorneys who understand the nature of short seasons and ever-changing product cycles, pressures surrounding counterfeit goods, and the issues of unfair competition. Valuable assets in the fashion business consist not only of intellectual property rights, but also trade arrangements, contracts, and information technology systems.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • Counterfeit litigation
  • Protection of intellectual property rights, copyright, know-how and trademarks, database and designer rights
  • Claims and slogans
  • Trading arrangements and supply agreements
  • Conditions of sale
  • Distribution, agency and franchise agreements
  • Restructuring, takeovers, mergers and divisions
  • Commercial property acquisitions and disposals
  • Corporate issues
  • Commercial litigation
  • Product liability