Legal Practices - Fashion
specializing in Fashion & Textiles
In this section of our fashion licensing section,
you will find information and resources pertaining to the legal aspect of
the licensing process. Here you will find lawyers that can assist
with legal contracts etc. When entering into a licensing contract,
it may be a good idea to first consult with a lawyer.
Einbinder & Dunn, LLP: Located in the heart of New York City's fashion district, the attorneys of Einbinder & Dunn bring a Unique Perspective and Experienced Approach® to the area of fashion law and the legal issues of designers, manufacturers, importers and other garment-related businesses. One of their functions includes Operations/management Issues – including employment, distribution, supply and licensing.
Fox Rothschild LLP : they deliver a full range of legal services from the traditional (Litigation, Corporate, Labor and Employment) to the emerging services (Intellectual Property and Tech and Venture Finance). Staci Jennifer Riordan is the Chair of the Fox Rothschild Fashion Law Practice Group. A former apparel industry executive, professor, and descendant of a long line of garment makers, Staci has the knowledge to help brands succeed. She regularly counsels clients on the creation, use and exploitation of creative content, while developing strategic growth plans aimed at brand cultivation.
Pryor Cashman LLP: Eli Nathason specializes in licensing matters, representing and counseling individuals and entities including entertainment companies, advertising and public relations firms, high profile recording artists and celebrities, fashion designers and media executives in connection with licensing, promotional and endorsement activity, joint ventures, general brand development and protection, and other intellectual property and entertainment related transactions, with a particular emphasis on trademark licensing in connection with a variety of consumer products, goods and services
Sen Law / Shourin Sen: Fashion industry clients need versatile, responsive legal advisement. The Law Office of Shourin Sen's fashion industry practice combines a comprehensive understanding of intellectual property licensing and litigation with industry-specific knowledge. Their law firm designs strategies that are individually tailored to obtain the objectives of their fashion clients.
Below are fashion licensing relevant blog posts:
Copyright is a form of protection provided by the laws of the United States (title 17, U. S. Code) to the authors of "original works of authorship," including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works. This protection is available to both published and unpublished works. Learn more about a Copyright.
A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol or design, or a combination thereof, that identifies and distinguishes the source of the goods of one party from those of others. Learn more about a Trademark.
A service mark is a word, phrase, symbol or design, or a combination thereof, that identifies and distinguishes the source of a service rather than goods. The term "trademark" is often used to refer to both trademarks and service marks.