Internationally famed denim houses and trend-setting retail boutiques are just part of Southern California’s storied fashion profile.
Fashion and affiliated apparel and beauty industries play an increasingly influential part in Southern California’s economy. Abundant creative energy and close relationships with the entertainment industry are among the forces that have turned Los Angeles into an incubator for design talent and a high-value retail destination.
Greenberg Glusker’s Fashion, Apparel & Beauty Group represents emerging and established fashion designers, brands, retailers and entrepreneurs shaping the West’s fashion map.
Known for a 50-year track record in protecting the rights, ideas, designs and artistic output of some of the world’s most creative people in movies,television, music and the media, Greenberg Glusker attorneys counsel across a full range of legal business issues for fashion, apparel and beauty professionals.
Complete Fashion Law Counsel
Because Greenberg Glusker is a full-service law firm, clients gain the convenience of a depth of resources under a single roof.
Our attorneys, several of whom proudly wear the fashionista label, have served as experts in jewelry design cases, assisted an international fashion branding company gain a toehold in the U.S., and regularly weigh in on controversial IP and design issues. Areas of counsel that our Fashion Law Group advises fashion professionals on include:
Intellectual Property Protection
Advise and counsel on critical “soft” IP protections including trademark, trade dress and copyright protection for designs and brands, with a view toward monetizing valuable assets. Should IP infringements occur, Greenberg Glusker’s renowned IP litigation team can assertively enforce IP protections to safeguard business operations.
Draft, negotiate and structure license agreements for clothing lines, accessories, jewelry and beauty products for high-profile fashion companies and individuals.
Corporate, Finance and Tax
Guide clients on entity formations, acquisitions, funding and finance agreements, tax issues, mergers,and strategic trade and partnership agreements.
Labor and Employment
Assist employers in managing compliance with California’s unique and often complex regulations, including in wage and hour issues.
Negotiate sales and leases for retail operations.