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Adobe PDFUS-Cuba "Detente": Revised US Regulations and New Opportunities for Engagement
Marc A. Landis; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 13, 2015, previously published on January 2015
On December 17, 2014, US President Barack Obama announced the commencement of high-level talks between the US and Cuba, initiating the process of re-establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba, and “taking steps to increase travel, commerce, and the flow of information to and from...

 

HTMLI Own It — I Mean, Really, I Do!
Alan Behr; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 31, 2015 on Phillips Nizer LLP's Fashion Industry Law Blog
Fashion Company represents and warrants that it owns and maintains trademark registrations in the Territory [the scope of which should be clearly defined] for the licensed marks set forth in Exhibit A to this agreement.

 

HTMLI’m A Good Neighbor-Most Places
Alan Behr; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 13, 2015, previously published on April 7, 2015 on Phillips Nizer LLP's Fashion Industry Law Blog
When licensing a brand, a fashion licensee naturally wants to know not only that the licensor owns the trademarks that identify the brand to the public and the trade but that the licensee will be able to use the marks without having to contend with adverse claims from third parties. The last thing...

 

HTMLI Hereby Promise That You Are My One and Only-ish
Alan Behr; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 24, 2015 on Phillips Nizer LLP's Fashion Industry Law Blog
In our explorations of representations and warranties that are typical to contracts in the fashion business, we now come to one of the classics: the warranty that, by signing the contract, the party is not violating any other contracts it has signed.

 

HTMLNo Guarantees In Life But Plenty In Contracts
Alan Behr; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 23, 2015, previously published on February 24, 2015
I was buying yet more consumer electronics of questionable utility (everyone needs a hobby) when the salesman recommended that I take the extended warranty. I told him no. As he was trained to do, he then launched into a grave speech about how badly I would be burned if what he had just sworn was...

 

HTMLCompendium of Copyright Office Practices - 3rd Edition
Helene M. Freeman; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 23, 2015, previously published on January 21, 2015
The U.S. Copyright Office delivered a Christmas present to the creative industries: The third edition of the Compendium of Copyright Office Practices. Unlike its predecessors, the third edition is not merely a set of instructions to the Copyright Office staff for administering the registration and...

 

HTMLCan I Use the Photographs? (Part 1)
Helene M. Freeman; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 23, 2015, previously published on February 3, 2015
You hired the photographer to take pictures of your products, store, showroom or event. You would think that if you paid for the photographs and told the photographer what to shoot, you’d be entitled to use the images however you wanted. But you might be wrong.

 

HTMLOil, Economics and the Fashion Industry
Jeremy D. Richardson; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 23, 2015, previously published on March 17, 2015
I’m not an economist; I’m not even a market watcher. In fact, my stock picks notoriously underperform the Dow and the S&P. So, a January 3, 2015, article in The New York Times by Nelson D. Schwartz about dead shopping malls and how they reflect the nation’s economy should not have...

 

HTMLI Promise, Therefore I Am
Alan Behr; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 23, 2015, previously published on March 3, 2015
In our series of posts about representations and warranties we have recently explored the nature and purpose of the “reps and warranties” clause—to use familiar legal shorthand. We now will examine some common representations and warranties in fashion agreements. For convenience,...

 

HTMLDesigners: Should You Sell Your Business? (Part 2)
Stephen D. Kramer; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 23, 2015, previously published on February 10, 2015
You took the plunge and decided to go into the fashion business. Once you’d taken a couple of seminars, read “Accounting for Dummies”, let your bookkeeper set up your system, and actually listened to his advice, it wasn’t as hard to get started as all that. All you needed...

 


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