IP Rights in the Fashion Industry: Leveraging Trademarks, Copyrights and Patents to Protect Designs and Strengthen Brands
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to IP counsel advising designers and others in the fashion industry on managing key intellectual property challenges. The panel will discuss infringement and enforcement, as well as utilizing trademark, copyright and design patent law to protect IP rights and enhance the brand.
- Protecting IP rights in the fashion industry
- Trade dress
- Design patent
- Combating counterfeiting
- Monitoring for infringement
- Trademark disputes
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the infringement vulnerabilities for designers?
- How can designers leverage trademark, trade dress, copyright and design patent protection to enhance the brand?
- What strategies should IP counsel employ to enforce IP rights in the fashion industry?
Theodore C. Max
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Mr. Max is a member of the firm’s Entertainment, Technology and Advertising, and Intellectual... | Read More
Mr. Max is a member of the firm’s Entertainment, Technology and Advertising, and Intellectual Property Practice Groups, focusing on counseling clients on IP issues and litigation. He is Co-Leader of the firm's Fashion and Apparel Team. Mr. Max has counseled clients on and litigated numerous cases involving issues on the cutting edge of copyright and trademark law. He has assisted clients in identifying, protecting and preserving their intellectual property assets, including seeking registration of rights in the U.S. and internationally and taking action against infringements of copyrights, trademarks and trade dress. He also has experience developing and implementing anti-counterfeiting programs and pursuing civil and criminal enforcement remedies.Close
Natasha N. Reed
Ms. Reed focuses her practice on all aspects of trademark and copyright law with an emphasis on global protection for... | Read More
Ms. Reed focuses her practice on all aspects of trademark and copyright law with an emphasis on global protection for multinational businesses. She assists clients in developing strategic plans for enforcing their global brands, from managing trademark portfolios to litigation involving among other areas, trademark and copyright infringement, anti-counterfeiting, and false advertising, to negotiating and drafting trademark licenses. She specializes in IP enforcement and anti-counterfeiting/anti-piracy litigation. She advises right holders in a broad range of industry sectors, including fashion, luxury goods, and retail on strategies to strengthen domestic and foreign IP protection and enforcement.Close