Protecting Your Wears: John Marshall Law School Fashion Law Event to Help Business Owners Navigate Fashion Industry

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Legal issues, like apparel, come in every size and in a variety of different colors. The John Marshall Law School Fashion Law Society is excited to present Start-Up Design: A Legal Presentation for Fashion Focused Business.

Legal issues, like apparel, come in every size and in a variety of different colors. The John Marshall Law School Fashion Law Society is excited to present Start-Up Design: A Legal Presentation for Fashion Focused Business. The event has been organized in the hopes of equipping current and potential business owners in the fashion industry with the knowledge necessary to protect their interests and take their ideas to the next level.

The event is directed towards businesses in the fashion industry, but is open to anyone interested in learning more about this niche, including designers or those wishing to open a retail shop.

The John Marshall Fashion Law Society is the first Fashion Law Society in the Midwest. The organization strives to bring attention to current fashion trademark and copyright legal issues in the fashion industry. The organization hosts several events a year to provide information on developing issues in this area of law.

On Nov. 20, The Fashion Law Society is focusing their efforts on educating current and potential business owners in the fashion industry. The event will feature presentations from John Marshall’s Trademark Clinic and Patent Clinic regarding Intellectual Property issues as they relate to design. There will also be a presentation from John Marshall’s Business Enterprise Law Clinic of information about business entities and agreements that are essential for proper industry business dealings.

Those in attendance will also have the opportunity to participate in client intake interviews with the law clinics presenting at the event.

What:     Startup Design: A Legal Presentation for Fashion-Focused Business

When: Nov. 20, 2014 – 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Where: The John Marshall Law School, 315 S. Plymouth Court, Chicago

Click here for more information and to register for the event. Contact Renee Rynard at rrynard(at)law(dot)jmls(dot)edu for more information about the event or The Fashion Law Society.

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