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The Fundamental Legal Principles Underlying the U.S. Fashion Industry


Created on November 02, 2017




This course, presented by Debevoise & Plimpton attorney Megan Bannigan, will provide an overview of the legal issues that are typically faced in the United States fashion industry.

Topics to be covered include available protections for fashion design, apparel, accessories, and textiles including copyright, trade dress, trademarks, patents, licensing, and other considerations that impact the industry. The program will also look at recent cases in the fashion industry.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify and comprehend the fundamental principles of fashion law, including design protections and threats, strategies for litigation, and business considerations
  2. Analyze and resolve legal issues relating to fashion law, including an understanding of where to look to find a solution  
  3. Explore the realities and practicalities that must be considered when practicing law in the fashion industry

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