Fashion Patents and Trademarks for Fashion Designs

Briffa Legal has decades of experience advising fashion brands, designers and distributors on the opportunities and challenges unique to the industry. We have supported many fashion businesses in their journey from startup to known brand, and any size organisation can benefit from our experience in the industry.

We work with you to support your goals, attract investment or prepare your business for sale — our services are wide-ranging and include everything from trademarking fashion designs to managing commercial contracts and agreements and organising legal insurance. Our inside knowledge of the industry, supply chains and contacts are all valuable to your business — let us help you keep your knowledge secure with non-disclosure agreements and advice on confidentiality.

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Legal Services for Fashion Designers and Distributors

Briffa Legal’s services include:

Your brand is your identity, a sign of quality and usually a major driving force behind a consumer purchase. We can advise you on your brand strategy and make sure it’s registered and properly protected anywhere in the world.

Commercial Contracts
Agreements are key tools in holding your other parties to account and protecting yourself and your rights. Whether freelancer, manufacturing, distribution, consumer sales or wholesale agreements, we offer fixed fees to draft, review and negotiate documents.

The cost of legal action often prohibits rights owners from being able to enforce their rights. Ask us about our DesignProtect insurance, which gives you a fighting fund to pursue infringers and protect your designs.

Is the style, shape, surface decoration and pattern of your designs properly protected? Briffa advises on both registered and unregistered design protection and can also advise on a worldwide design protection strategy.

Copyright arises with artistic craftsmanship as well as design sketches, logos and website layouts. We can advise on how to best protect these assets and what to do if you are copied.

Confidential Information
Inside knowledge of the industry, supply chains and contacts are all valuable information to your business. We can help you keep your knowledge secret with non-disclosure agreements and advice on confidentiality.

Fashion pushes the boundaries of innovation. Perhaps you have an idea for wearable technology or a new fabric. If so, our expert patent solicitors can advise you on patent protection and guide you through the application process.

Key Practice Areas

Briffa’s highly trained team can assist you with a wide range of legal issues, from fixed-fee trade mark and design applications to dealing with IP disputes and drafting contracts. Contact us to discuss your requirements and arrange your free legal assessment.

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About Briffa

Briffa is a firm of leading intellectual property solicitors based in London. We’re creative, transparent and competitively priced — our highly skilled team provides the level of expertise and quick turnaround times you need to ensure your intellectual property and business interests remain protected.

We help clients across a broad range of sectors and we’re experts in brand strategy and IP portfolio management — our team can help your business grow, giving you a competitive edge that increases the value of your business for either investment or eventual sale.

If you would like some FREE advice on protecting your intellectual property and increasing your market share just request a FREE legal assessment with one of our intellectual property solicitors today.

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