The American Bar Association’s Legal Guide to Fashion Design Edited by David H. Faux
About The American Bar Association’s Legal Guide to Fashion Design
Fashion design is a tough business. You’ve spent years developing skills in the art and execution of apparel, and now you need to protect and market your creations. The American Bar Association’s Legal Guide to Fashion Design is the authoritative handbook you need to make your way through creation to copyright to clothing store.
Each chapter contains a general roadmap for one phase of the fashion design business:
- Trademark Creation
- Trademark Protection
- Copyright and Fashion
- Design Patent
- Internet Law
- Forming Your Business
- Funding in Fashion
- Employment Law
Included in each chapter and on an enclosed CD are the relevant forms, agreements, and contracts for that phase of production or sales, from model runway releases to nondisclosure agreements for manufacturers to sample trademark applications. Written by experienced lawyers who work closely with fashion designer clients, this Legal Guide to Fashion Design is the inside guide to the process of taking an idea and creating and selling a product, perfect for entertainment and intellectual property lawyers; art, design, trade, and law schools; and burgeoning artists with an idea, in need of a guide to get them to inception.