Luxury and art have long been bedfellows. As 200 luxury leaders arrive in London for the annual Luxury Law Summit, artist Mark Dickens discusses doing a collaboration deal with Formula One maestro Bernie Ecclestone.
Balenciaga has recently launched what is widely being billed as their interpretation of the iconic Ikea 'Frakta' bag but, says Daisy Dier of Bird & Bird, luxury brands should seek advice before going down this path.
Baker McKenzie has won a major litigation case for Dubai Islamic Bank against a company planning a luxury resort in Dubai, raising issues from the volatility of the Dubai property market to interplay with Sharia law.
A lawsuit filed this week in London alleges that the iconic Alexander McQueen wedding dress worn by Kate Middleton (now the Duchess of Cambridge) on her wedding day was in fact copied from the designs of another, lesser known British designer.
A London judge has ordered UK internet service providers to block websites selling counterfeit Cartier and Montblanc goods, securing yet another win for luxury brands fighting intellectual property crime.
A growing conundrum for top in-house lawyers at luxury brand businesses is that while their legal teams are generally fairly small, workloads have increased dramatically over recent years. Jonathan Ames reports from the Luxury Law Summit.
A new study from OHIM, the EU's intellectual property agency, shows that the sale of fake clothes, shoes and accessories in the EU equals nearly 10 per cent of the total sales in the sector throughout the EU-28.