About the course
A new decade brings new opportunities and challenges to the fashion industry – and when it comes to strategic thinking, two heads are better than one. Join thought leaders from the Fashion Law Institute and Central Saint Martins, together for the first time to discuss the changing legal and business landscape and what it means for fashion’s future.
This programme is created for designers, entrepreneurs, lawyers, and other fashion industry professionals. It will be led by Professor Susan Scafidi, the Fashion Law Institute’s founder and director, and Jeff Trexler, the Institute’s associate director, in conjunction with Central Saint Martins Fashion academics. Other guest speakers will include fashion in-house counsel, designers, and executives.
The programme will address the essential legal issues involving the global fashion industry. Built around fashion law fundamentals, the day will also include:
- Design protection
- Start-up structures and financing
- Supply chain management
The aim of the workshop is to underpin innovative design and communication with a richer awareness of fashion law and business for fashion industry professionals.
The programme will cover key developments and trends in such important areas as:
- Intellectual property
- International trade
This Professional Development day will be a mixture of discussions and lectures. This dynamic structure has been designed to be engaging and allow for participants to network, learn from each other and gain valuable information from the course leaders.
The Fashion Law Institute is the world’s first centre dedicated to law and the business of fashion. A non-profit organisation created with the generous support and advice of the Council of Fashion Designers of America and its former president, Diane von Furstenberg, and headquartered at Fordham Law School in New York, it offers training for the fashion lawyers and designers of the future, provides free legal services for design students and professionals, and shares information and assistance on issues facing the fashion industry.
Susan Scafidi is the first professor ever to offer a course in Fashion Law, and she is internationally recognized for her leadership in establishing the field. She has testified regarding the proposed extension of legal protection to fashion designs and continues to work actively with members of ...
Experienced attorney, ethics advisor, and crisis manager with a focus on creative industries including media, fashion, and comics, as well as all types of nonprofit organization. In addition to traditional legal and expert witness services, I offer preventative training programs and strategic re...
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