Fashion Law Resources

October 27, 2010

We tested a search in our lawyer profiler databases (PROFILER-WLD) for “fashion” under practice area. Can you guess how many results? Let’s just say fashion law is a practice area. Our interest in the topic was piqued not so much by research requests for fashion-related resources but by Fordham’s launch of the Fashion Law Institute and Senator Schumer’s introduction the Innovative Design Protection and Piracy Prevention Act (IDPPPA). The IDPPPA protects original fashion designs for a three year period. Find the bill on Westlaw at 2009 CONG US S 3728.

After messing around a bit, we came up with a number of research ideas. Rather than posting them here, we published a short collection of Fashion Law Research References which include:

Legislative Material Resources/Citations

  • Intellectual Property Citations
  • Key Secondary Sources
  • Regulatory / Administrative
  • Market and Company Information
  • Blog Roll

The Fashion Law Research References are available on our LinkedIn pages via JDSupra (registration required to access full profile) Or, email one of us:

Nate Baker |

Alanah Gentle |

Mike Carlson |