European Fashion Law: A Practical Guide from Start-Up to Global Success
To be Published: February 2019
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
European Fashion Law: A Practical Guide from Start-up to Global Success provides an accessible guide to the legal issues associated with running a fashion business in Europe. This concise book follows the lifecycle of a fashion business from protecting initial designs through to global expansion.
Readers will benefit from:
- The logical and easy-to-follow structure which highlights relevant legal considerations at each stage in the development of a fashion business
- First-hand, practical guidance on commercial issues associated with the fashion industry, including: how to avoid costly legal disputes, launching a website and working with third parties
- Advice on how to protect a company’s intellectual property at each stage of business development: from registering designs to combating counterfeits
- A concise overview of relevant EU legislation and case law as it applies in practice.
This inherently practical book will be a helpful go-to guide for those running a fashion business and for their in-house legal teams. For lawyers in practice the book will be useful point of reference when advising fashion and retail clients. For students of fashion, design, retail, or intellectual property, this book will provide a practical grounding to accompany academic studies.