The Global Legal Post launches online fashion law comparative guide

First of new series of Law Over Border guides showcases fast-developing fashion law
Milan, Italy - February 21, 2018: Models, bloggers and influencers with fashionable and stylish looking during Milan Fashion Week.

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The Global Legal Post has launched the first of a new series of comparative law guides on fashion law, under the Law Over Borders brand.

Edited by Julia Holden, a senior Milan-based partner at Italian firm Trevisan & Cuonzo, the online Fashion Law guide provides answers and insight into the law around the business of fashion in key jurisdictions around the world.

Jurisdictions covered include Australia, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, India, Italy, France, Germany, the UK, Ireland, Brazil and the US. 

Contributing authors provide guidance on areas such as the effective legal protection of brands, the rules around e-commerce and marketing as well as how to navigate sustainability guidelines.

They answer a series of questions, to guide readers through the legal regimes of their jurisdictions in the fast-changing field of fashion law. The easy-to-use digital format allows readers to quickly compare the legal frameworks of different jurisdictions.

The online guide will be regularly updated by its contributors while a book featuring additional content will be launched at the market-leading Luxury Law Summit Europe, taking place in London on 20 June.

Holden said: “Using the expert legal minds, with hands on fashion client experience, we’ve curated highly informative country chapters advising on contemporary issues facing the fashion industry, such as co-branding, advertising laws and social media influencers.

"This handbook will educate anyone on how fashion law is practically applied in different countries around the globe. It makes a great up-to-date resource useful not only for law firm practitioners but also for in-house Fashion Counsel and all those working in the ever more complex online and store selling fashion business."

Forthcoming guides include Luxury Law, Anticounterfeiting and Arbitration. Leading experts who would like to discuss either editing or contributing to a guide please contact our series editor [email protected].

The Global Legal Post hosts the market-leading Luxury Law Summit. The virtual Luxury Law Summit Americas takes place on 10 November and features top executives from brands and brand houses including Burberry, Figure Eight, Marquee Brands and Ralph Lauren. Click here to book a ticket

The full list of Fashion Law’s jurisdictions and their authors

Juliet Evans, Nicola Scheepers and Jennifer Wyndham-Wheeler
Griffith Hack

Flavia M. Murad-Schaal and Isadora Schumacher Jeong
Mansur Murad Advogados

PENG Wei and WEI Xin
Liuming International

Hilma-Karoliina Markkanen
Castrén & Snellman Attorneys

Floriane Codevelle and Karina Dimidjian-Lecomte

Ariane Hettenkofer and Gina Maria Ziaja
Kroher Strobel

Maria G. Sinanidou, Sinanides and Sinanides Law Firm
Alexandra Varla, Tailored: Law & Business in the Fashion & Luxury Industry

Hong Kong
Hank Leung and Harry Wong
Bird & Bird

Rajeshwari Hariharan
Rajeshwari & Associates

Patricia McGovern
DFMG Solicitors

Moran Katz and Avi Ordo
S. Horowitz & Co

Julia Holden, Nicolò Mosiello, Martina Olivieri and Giuseppe Verrecchia
Trevisan & Cuonzo

Penelope Ng and Lorraine Tay
Bird & Bird

David Fuentes Lahoz and José Miguel Lissén
Bird & Bird

Piyawat Kayasit and Michelle Ray-Jones
Tilleke & Gibbins

United Kingdom
Gary Assim

United States
Megan K. Bannigan
Debevoise & Plimpton

Chi Lan Dang, Tu Ngoc Trinh, Diep Thi Bich Le and Hien Thi Thu Vu
Tilleke & Gibbins

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