The Little Book of Fashion Law


Author: Ursula Furi-Perry
Publisher: Amer Bar Assn
ISBN: 9781627221115
Category: Law
Page: 195
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Divided into four seasons and discussing more than 30 cases concerning some of the most recognizable names in the business, The Little Book of Fashion Law looks at the many issues of this fascinating legal arena, including Fashion Law and Intellectual Property, Business, Trade, Litigation, Consumer Protection and more! Explore the glamour and grit of the fashion world in this fun look at the stories behind the dresses, sunglasses, perfumes, and handbags.

Fashion Law

A Guide for Designers, Fashion Executives, and Attorneys
Author: Guillermo C. Jimenez
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1609018958
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 416
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In todays' highly competitive global market, fashion designers, entrepreneurs and executives need state, federal, and international laws to protect their intellectual property-their brands and the products by which their customers recognize them. Fashion Law provides a concise and practical guide to the full range of legal issues faced by a fashion company as it grows from infancy to international stature. Updated to reflect recent legal decisions and regulatory developments, this revised edition covers such a vital issues as intellectual property protection and litigation, licensing, anti-counterfeiting, start-ups and finance, commercial transactions, retail property leasing, employment regulations, advertising and marketing, celebrity endorsements, international trade. Features of the text help to make legal concepts accessible to the lay reader. More than 25 leading attorneys practicing in the emerging legal specialty of fashion law contributed the chapters for this authoritative text, and their expertise provides a foundation for fashion professionals and their legal advisors to work together effectively. New to this Edition~Expanded section on Intellectual Property protection, including an all new Chapter 6 on Litigation~All new Chapter 10 on Fashion Finance Features~Box Features provide real-life examples that demonstrate the role that law plays in the fashion business, including landmark court cases and current events~Practice Tips discuss legal issues that should be considered as fashion designers and executives establish procedures for conducting their business~Sample Clauses familiarize readers with the legal language that covers the rights and responsibilities of the parties to agreements. Instructor's Guide and PowerPoint presentations available.

Dressing Constitutionally

Hierarchy, Sexuality, and Democracy from our Hairstyles to our Shoes
Author: Ruthann Robson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107244226
Category: Law
Page: 264
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This book examines how the intertwining of clothes and the United States Constitution raises fundamental questions of hierarchy, sexuality and democracy. Constitutional considerations both constrain and confirm daily choices. In turn, appearances provide multilayered perspectives on the Constitution and its interpretations. Garments often raise First Amendment issues of expression or religion, but they also prompt questions of equality on the basis of gender, race and sexuality. At work, in court, in schools, in prisons and on the streets, clothes and grooming provoke constitutional controversies. Additionally, the production, trade and consumption of apparel implicates constitutional concerns including colonial sumptuary laws, slavery, wage and hour laws, and current notions of free trade. The regulation of what we wear - or do not - is ubiquitous. From a noted constitutional scholar and commentator, this book examines the rights to expression and equality, as well as the restraints on government power, as they both limit and allow control of our most personal choices of attire and grooming.

Fashion Law

The Complete Guide
Author: Julian Blanchard
Publisher: Blanchard Legal Pty Ltd
ISBN: 0648141713
Category: Law
Page: 240
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A comprehensive guidebook to the Australian legal aspects of starting, operating, growing and selling a fashion brand. Topics include choosing a business structure, trademarks, copyright, counterfeits, social media, employees and contractors, manufacturing, labelling, importing, international expansion, leasing, wholesale, retail, consumer and competition laws, contract management, celebrities, ambassadors and athletes, events, photoshoots, films, insurance, tax, funding, buying another brand and exit (MBO, trade sale, IPO). The book is written using easy-to-understand English in a conversational style. The principal audience for the book are creatives who either want to DIY, or at least understand the broader legal aspects of running a fashion business.

Little Book of Circle Processes

A New/Old Approach To Peacemaking
Author: Kay Pranis
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1680990411
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 76
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Our ancestors gathered around a fire in a circle, families gather around their kitchen tables in circles, and now we are gathering in circles as communities to solve problems. The practice draws on the ancient Native American tradition of a talking piece. Peacemaking Circles are used in neighborhoods to provide support for those harmed by crime and to decide sentences for those who commit crime, in schools to create positive classroom climates and resolve behavior problems, in the workplace to deal with conflict, and in social services to develop more organic support systems for people struggling to get their lives together. A title in The Little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding Series.

Fashion Law and Business

Brands & Retailers
Author: Lois F. Herzeca,Howard S. Hogan
Publisher: Practising Law Inst
ISBN: 9781402420511
Category: Law
Page: 847
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FASHION LAW AND BUSINESS unravels the complexity and provides clear guidance on the wide range of legal and business issues faced by fashion industry participants, including designers, suppliers, manufacturers of apparel and accessories, and retailers. Topics include: The considerations involved in starting a company in the fashion industry, including developing a business plan, determining the form and structure of the legal entity, and obtaining financing; How patent, trademark, and copyright law have been applied to the fashion industry and their impact in such areas as gray market goods and counterfeiting. The dynamics of retail sales in the apparel industry, including a discussion of e-commerce and mobile commerce. FASHION LAW AND BUSINESS provides you with an integrated, comprehensive guide to the issues affecting the fashion industry today.

The Laws of Style

Sartorial Excellence for the Professional Gentleman
Author: Douglas Hand
Publisher: Ankerwycke
ISBN: 9781634258968
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 296
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"Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly." -- EpictetusWhen it comes to clothing, business norms are changing: "Casual Friday" has given way in many offices to the full-time casual workplace. With so many options you need advice. As presented in this to-the-point, clever, and creative guide by attorney Douglas A. Hand, "The Laws of Style" are just that--clear rules for sartorial presentation through the very practical viewpoint of the office reality of the service professional (lawyer, banker, accountant, consultant), and yet the Laws are so much more.Witty, bright, charming, and informative, The Laws of Style is at the same time a striking visual resource with more than 40 illustrations created by renowned fashion illustrator Rodrigo Saldana. In addition to the author's 54 "laws of style," the book includes short introductions to highlighted designers relevant to each Law. More than just a simple dress-for-success guide, author Hand's erudite, creative, elegant, and whimsical narrative style is a fitting tribute to the laws he has created to assist you in establishing and elevating your own style--both professional as well as personal.

The Little Book of Plagiarism


Author: Richard A. Posner
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 0307496538
Category: Social Science
Page: 128
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A concise, lively, and bracing exploration of an issue bedeviling our cultural landscape–plagiarism in literature, academia, music, art, and film–by one of our most influential and controversial legal scholars. Best-selling novelists J. K. Rowling and Dan Brown, popular historians Doris Kearns Goodwin and Stephen Ambrose, Harvard law professor Charles Ogletree, first novelist Kaavya Viswanathan: all have rightly or wrongly been accused of plagiarism–theft of intellectual property–provoking widespread media punditry. But what exactly is plagiarism? How has the meaning of this notoriously ambiguous term changed over time as a consequence of historical and cultural transformations? Is the practice on the rise, or just more easily detectable by technological advances? How does the current market for expressive goods inform our own understanding of plagiarism? Is there really such a thing as “cryptomnesia,” the unconscious, unintentional appropriation of another’s work? What are the mysterious motives and curious excuses of plagiarists? What forms of punishment and absolution does this “sin” elicit? What is the good in certain types of plagiarism? Provocative, insightful, and extraordinary for its clarity and forthrightness, The Little Book of Plagiarism is an analytical tour de force in small, the work of “one of the top twenty legal thinkers in America” (Legal Affairs), a distinguished jurist renowned for his adventuresome intellect and daring iconoclasm. From the Hardcover edition.

The Little Book of Talent

52 Tips for Improving Your Skills
Author: Daniel Coyle
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 034553669X
Category: Self-Help
Page: 160
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A manual for building a faster brain and a better you! The Little Book of Talent is an easy-to-use handbook of scientifically proven, field-tested methods to improve skills—your skills, your kids’ skills, your organization’s skills—in sports, music, art, math, and business. The product of five years of reporting from the world’s greatest talent hotbeds and interviews with successful master coaches, it distills the daunting complexity of skill development into 52 clear, concise directives. Whether you’re age 10 or 100, whether you’re on the sports field or the stage, in the classroom or the corner office, this is an essential guide for anyone who ever asked, “How do I get better?” Praise for The Little Book of Talent “The Little Book of Talent should be given to every graduate at commencement, every new parent in a delivery room, every executive on the first day of work. It is a guidebook—beautiful in its simplicity and backed by hard science—for nurturing excellence.”—Charles Duhigg, bestselling author of The Power of Habit “It’s so juvenile to throw around hyperbolic terms such as ‘life-changing,’ but there’s no other way to describe The Little Book of Talent. I was avidly trying new things within the first half hour of reading it and haven’t stopped since. Brilliant. And yes: life-changing.”—Tom Peters, co-author of In Search of Excellence

A Little Life

A Novel
Author: Hanya Yanagihara
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0385539266
Category: Fiction
Page: 736
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NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST SHORT-LISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE Brace yourself for the most astonishing, challenging, upsetting, and profoundly moving book in many a season. An epic about love and friendship in the twenty-first century that goes into some of the darkest places fiction has ever traveled and yet somehow improbably breaks through into the light. Truly an amazement—and a great gift for its readers. When four classmates from a small Massachusetts college move to New York to make their way, they're broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition. There is kind, handsome Willem, an aspiring actor; JB, a quick-witted, sometimes cruel Brooklyn-born painter seeking entry to the art world; Malcolm, a frustrated architect at a prominent firm; and withdrawn, brilliant, enigmatic Jude, who serves as their center of gravity. Over the decades, their relationships deepen and darken, tinged by addiction, success, and pride. Yet their greatest challenge, each comes to realize, is Jude himself, by midlife a terrifyingly talented litigator yet an increasingly broken man, his mind and body scarred by an unspeakable childhood, and haunted by what he fears is a degree of trauma that he’ll not only be unable to overcome—but that will define his life forever. In rich and resplendent prose, Yanagihara has fashioned a tragic and transcendent hymn to brotherly love, a masterful depiction of heartbreak, and a dark examination of the tyranny of memory and the limits of human endurance.

The American Bar Association's Legal Guide to Fashion Design


Author: David H. Faux
Publisher: Amer Bar Assn
ISBN: 9781627229296
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 224
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This book is the perfect resource for burgeoning fashion designers with an idea, in need of a guide for taking an creation and creating a product, from copyright to clothing store. It s a practical, prescriptive form book with all the forms and agreements you ll need. It s a practical, prescriptive book perfect for anyone involved, or thinking of becoming involved in the fashion industry."

Fashion Law

Cases and Materials
Author: Guillermo Jimenez,Barbara Kolsun
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781611634891
Category:
Page: N.A
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This casebook is the first to cover the new and rapidly growing field of Fashion Law. The fashion industry (a $1 trillion-plus global sector) is twice as large as all entertainment sectors added together and generates a high volume of unique and complex legal issues. First among these are intellectual property issues, which are examined and analyzed here in depth. Fashion licensing, anti-counterfeiting, international trade and business operations are also covered. Authors Guillermo C. Jimenez (Fashion Institute of Technology, NYU Stern School of Business) and Barbara Kolsun (General Counsel -- Stuart Weitzman, Cardozo Law School, NYU Law School) were founding pioneers of fashion law, creating the world's first committee on Fashion Law in 2005 and authoring the first American legal handbook on the topic in 2010.

The Little Book of Economics

How the Economy Works in the Real World
Author: Greg Ip
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118417534
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 288
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An accessible, thoroughly engaging look at how the economy really works and its role in your everyday life Not surprisingly, regular people suddenly are paying a lot closer attention to the economy than ever before. But economics, with its weird technical jargon and knotty concepts and formulas can be a very difficult subject to get to grips with on your own. Enter Greg Ip and his Little Book of Economics. Like a patient, good-natured tutor, Greg, one of today's most respected economics journalists, walks you through everything you need to know about how the economy works. Short on technical jargon and long on clear, concise, plain-English explanations of important terms, concepts, events, historical figures and major players, this revised and updated edition of Greg's bestselling guide clues you in on what's really going on, what it means to you and what we should be demanding our policymakers do about the economy going forward. From inflation to the Federal Reserve, taxes to the budget deficit, you get indispensible insights into everything that really matters about economics and its impact on everyday life Special sections featuring additional resources of every subject discussed and where to find additional information to help you learn more about an issue and keep track of ongoing developments Offers priceless insights into the roots of America's economic crisis and its aftermath, especially the role played by excessive greed and risk-taking, and what can be done to avoid another economic cataclysm Digs into globalization, the roots of the Euro crisis, the sources of China's spectacular growth, and why the gap between the economy's winners and losers keeps widening

The Indigo Book


Author: Christopher Jon Sprigman
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1892628023
Category: Citation of legal authorities
Page: 201
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This public domain book is an open and compatible implementation of the Uniform System of Citation.

Book of Ages

The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin
Author: Jill Lepore
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307948838
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 442
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A portrait of Benjamin Franklin's youngest sister, Jane, reveals how she was, like her brother, a passionate reader, gifted writer, and shrewd political commentator who made insightful observations about early America.

The Book of God

The Bible As a Novel
Author: Walter Wangerin
Publisher: Lion Books
ISBN: 0745959822
Category: Fiction
Page: 640
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'My purpose and effort in writing this 'holy history' was always to persuade the reader to feel - to experience, in fact and in spirit - this, the greatest of stories.' This innovative, dramatic and highly readable retelling of the Bible - from the Creation to the Acts of the Apostles - in the style of an epic novel has sold 1.5 million copies worldwide. This blockbuster is now being reissued with a striking new cover for the 21st century.

The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness

A Complete Handbook for the Use of the Lady in Polite Society ...
Author: Florence Hartley
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Etiquette
Page: 340
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The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, And Manual of Politeness: A Complete Handbook for the Use of the by Florence Hartley, first published in 1872, is a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world. This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation. Restoration Editors' mission is to bring long out of print manuscripts back to life. Some smudges, annotations or unclear text may still exist, due to permanent damage to the original work. We believe the literary significance of the text justifies offering this reproduction, allowing a new generation to appreciate it.

Little Lord Fauntleroy


Author: Francis Hodgson Burnett
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 802688230X
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Page: 139
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In a shabby New York City side street in the mid-1880s, young Cedric Errol lives with his mother in genteel poverty after the death of his father, Captain Cedric Errol. One day, they are visited by an English lawyer with a message from Cedric's grandfather, the Earl of Dorincourt, an unruly millionaire who despises the United States. With the deaths of his father's elder brothers, Cedric has now inherited the title Lord Fauntleroy and is the heir to the earldom and a vast estate. Cedric's grandfather takes him to live in England and be educated as an English aristocrat. AUTHOR'S BIOGRAPHY = Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924) was a British-American novelist and playwright, best known for her stories for children. Her most famous children’s novels are The Secret Garden, A Little Princess and Little Lord Fauntleroy.

The Coming and Going of Strangers


Author: Simon Van Booy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061926566
Category: Fiction
Page: 100
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On the verge of giving up—anchored to dreams that never came true and to people who have long since disappeared from their lives—Van Booy's characters walk the streets of these stark and beautiful stories until chance meetings with strangers force them to face responsibility for lives they thought had continued on without them.