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    Arent Fox Speaks to New Fashion Designers on Setting Up Their Brands

    On April 26, 2016The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) invited Anthony Lupo, chair of Arent Fox's fashion law practice, to give students and alumni a presentation about the specific legal and business challenges that designers and retailers of fashion and luxury products face in an increasingly globalized and Internet-based world.

    Following the presentation, FIDM students and alumni will have the opportunity to participate in a fashion law clinic. These one-on-one meetings with Mr. Lupo and his team are designed to assist new designers with their legal fashion needs and strategy.

    Individuals will have the chance to discuss:

    • Sourcing in Asia
    • Hiring employees and work for hire agreements with designers
    • Distribution through Amazon
    • What type of corporate entities you should set up
    • Import/export issues
    • Protecting company and brand domestically and internationally
    • Taking on investors
    • Hiring employees

    Mr. Lupo represents notable industry players like DVF, Louboutin, Escada, Jimmy Choo, Maison Margiela, Diesel, Lacoste, and True Religion and sits on the board of a number of these companies or acts as their outside counsel.