Fashion law

Fashion law is not a clear cut field of the law. An important law field is the protection of industrial property rights. Mainly it is about the protection of textile patterns, designs and labels. Mainly these are:

Design law and trademark law, less the field of unfair competition law. Copyright law rarely has any relevance concerning fashion law.

Further, main topics are the standard conditions of the German textile industry evolved by the conditions cartel. Mainly it's about the terms and conditions.

Furthermore there are typical legal issues as legal textile labeling (Textilkennzeichnungsgesetz) and the Textile Labelling Regulation (Regulation  (EU) No 1007/2011 on textile fibre names and related labeling and marking of the fibre composition of textile products) also questions in refer to labeling with: "Made in Germany".

Author: Specialised fashion lawyer Thomas Seifried


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