Course in Fashion Law
Legal knowledge and practice for fashion Managing Fashion & Luxury companies requires a deep understanding of the legal framework that is characterizing the core internal processes of the companies, as well as the relations with clients and other external parties. Thanks to the participation of both academics and industry insiders, the "Fashion Law" course will focus on the introduction of the main fashion business models and the processes of collection and product development, in order to concentrate on the key industry-based legal issues from a practical point of view:
brand protection and different typologies of trademarks' protection, as well as other intellectual property rights that can be used to protect fashion creations and models;
fashion negotiation and specific agreements for the industry;
supply chain issues: from advertising to the digital fashion processes;
the “made in” discipline, the crime issues such as brands and products counterfeiting and fashion forgery.
The course will be constantly carried out with practical cases (litigations, contacts, benchmarks and simulations with managers and lawyers of the fashion industry) and concluded with final mock trials. The setting is Milan, the Italian and European fashion capital, combining together fashion companies and legal offices supporting the industry.
Co-Directors: Maria Lillà Montagnani and Nicola GueriniEnd of registration: 24 June, 2022Lectures’ start: 4 July, 2022Lectures' end: 29 July, 2022Duration: 4 weeks, 120 hours.Frequency: 80% of overall classes is the minimum required to get the certificateLocation: Milan, MFI CampusValue of the course: 2.600€A reduction of the economic value equal to the 20% for Students and Alumni MFI is provided, while seats last. The Course is completely in English. During the whole course an Italian - English bilingual Teaching Assistant is available for both Italian and foreign students.
The “Fashion Law” course aims at providing the participant the most updated practical information, benchmarks and field expertise concerning the most relevant aspects involving legal frameworks and perspective inside fashion and luxury companies. Starting with an introduction to the industry, from the main business models, to industry segmentation and core processes, the course will focus on all the main stages of the fashion lifecycle, from the concept design, up to the licensing and client relationship management, in order to promote the knowledge of processes, best practices, real cases studies, applied frameworks to the fashion and luxury industries, thanks to a multidisciplinary faculty composed of academics, practitioners and industry professionals.