LAW À LA MODE
Edition 1 – Spring 2011
A Word from the Industry’s Mouth
Copyrighting Fashion Design in the United States
Country-of-origin labelling for
clothing, textiles and footwear
Luxury fashion goods as competition prizes
Franchising with the French
Norwegian consumers oppose new
EU consumer rights directive
A right royal replica?
Fashion, Retail and Design Group
A right royAL rEpLiCA? 04
We look at the retailers seeking to jump on the UK royal wedding bandwagon.
LUxUry FAShioN gooDS AS CompEtitioN prizES 05
What is best practice in the UK?
FrANChiSiNg with thE FrENCh 06
Our exper ts shed light on the local franchise market.
CopyrightiNg FAShioN DESigN iN thE UNitED StAtES 08
What LAW À LA MODE Edition 1 – Spring 2011 A Word f
Contents A right royAL rEpLiCA?
Editorial New Year, New Resolution, New Law A La
A RIGHT ROYAL REPLICA? by Katie Withers Kate Mi
LUxUry FAShioN gooDS AS CompEtitioN prizES by Reb
French RANCHISING WITH THE by Carol Umhoef
According to the French Franchise Federation (“FF
COPYRIGHTING FASHION DESIGN IN THE UNITED STATES
$35). This aspect of the IDPPPA is particularly n
Norwegian consumers oppose new EU consumer rights
In 2008, the European Commission launched a propo
CoUNtry-oF-origiN LAbELLiNg For CLothiNg, tExtiLE
A WORD FROM THE INDUSTRY’S MOUTH by Chiara Garofo
Next, we spoke to Michelle Trotter, Senior Legal
Business Round Up by Sarah Phillips and Rebecca K
Calendar (Feb – April 2011) Mercedes-benz Fashi