(1) Fashion Law and Business: Brands & Retailers
To the general public, the fashion industry is most closely identified with celebrated fashion houses mounting elaborate and highly publicized runway shows in the major fashion capitals of the world. In reality, the fashion industry is much more diverse, complex, and global. FASHION LAW AND BUSINESS unravels the complexity and provides clear guidance on the wide range of legal and business issues faced by fashion industry participants, including designers, suppliers, manufacturers of apparel and accessories, and retailers.
(2) The American Bar Association’s Legal Guide to Fashion Design
The American Bar Associations 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:
*Copyright and Fashion
*Forming Your Business
*Funding in Fashion
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 productperfect 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.