Fashion Law is also known as apparel law is an emerging aspect of law dealing with garment related issues from conception to brand protection. Clients in this regard can span from designers to photographers, all seeking advice on matters such as licensing, merchandising, employment and labour relation issues.
LEGAL DUTIES OF FASHION LAWYERS
Fashion Attorneys advice clients on legal issues facing the fashion, textile, apparel, luxury, footwear, jewellery and cosmetic industries.
They also perform a broad range of duties from drafting and negotiating contracts to addressing and litigating trademarks and other intellectual property issues.
Note that fashion lawyers are in charge of forming/dissolving businesses and advising on brand development and protection.