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HTMLCan I Use The Photographs? (Part 3)
Helene M. Freeman; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 6, 2015, previously published on April 14, 2015
These days anyone with a cell phone is a photographer and the internet is flooded with photos of celebrities that go “viral” on social media. A photograph of a star wearing your garment, carrying your accessory or holding your shopping bag can be of tremendous value to your brand....

 

HTMLThe Conformist
Alan Behr; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 6, 2015, previously published on April 28, 2015
Have you ever had the experience of going into a fitting room and trying on two of the same item in the same size, perhaps only in different colors, only to find that they fit quite differently—to the point that one might not fit at all although the other did? Production line manufacturing...

 

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.

 

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.

 

HTMLMany Happy Returns
Alan Behr; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 23, 2015, previously published on December 16, 2014
Over the years, retailers have liberalized their returns policies. I have been offered thirty days, ninety days, sometimes one hundred eighty days in which to receive forgiveness if I should change my mind. I have even been quietly assured that, if I sign up as a preferred customer, the returns...

 

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 2)
Helene M. Freeman; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 23, 2015, previously published on March 10, 2015
You’ve hired the photographer and have a written agreement that makes you the owner of all photographs taken. But if you think nothing could go wrong now, you may not have thought of everything. Attention must be paid to what is in the photographs themselves.

 

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,...

 


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