The fashion industry enables you to thrive on your innovations and originality.
Yet, this same industry can also be stifling unless you form the proper corporate entity, raise capital efficiently (within federal and state regulations), build value in your trademark, and sign only beneficial contracts.
Often, new designers are eager to jump into the first opportunity presented, regardless of how beneficial that agreement might actually be.
Fashion law clients should turn to an experienced lawyer who can address following needs:
- Represent you as an individual or corporation, generally;
- Represent you before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board;
- Execute a variety of financing options;
- Register, maintain, enforce, and protect your trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights, and other intellectual property;
- Counsel on branding;
- Negotiate and generate manufacturing, licensing, franchising, and other contracts.
David Faux has produced two major works and dozens of articles/lectures on Fashion Law. For the American Bar Association, he edited the Legal Guide to Fashion Design and authored its chapters on copyright and trademark creation, the first fashion law book directed towards non-lawyers. He also authored the “Fashion Law” chapter in the New York State Bar Association’s current edition of Siegel on Entertainment Law. He has experience navigating the visions of handbag designers, bespoke tailors, milliners, jewelers, accessory designers, photographers, and more. Whether new to the industry or a Fashion Week veteran, the law office has experience helping designers manage their corporate and legal needs in order to free up time and money to be used in their collections.