Fashion and Design
Barton has a dynamic practice in the fashion and design industry. We represent the entire vertical of the industry from concept designer to retailer. Based on our work and international reputation in fashion and design, Barton is the exclusive US legal counsel for ACID Anti Copying In Design the industry trade association of designers whose mission is to protect the intellectual property rights of designers throughout the United States and the European Union.
Our clients include designers, fashion houses, furniture manufacturers, show rooms, photographic and video studios, creative agencies, public relations and marketing firms, manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers. Our clients represent some of the largest international brands on the market. Barton’s own brand in the fashion and design world has helped us to earn the trust of many of the highest profile owners and senior executives in the industry. We are proud to represent and counsel many of them on their executive contracts, investments and business opportunities in the industry.
Our extensive involvement in the fashion and design marketplace gives us a unique ability to bring our industry experience to our clients as they build value and exploit their brands.
Our fashion and design practice draws upon a cross-section of our attorneys who form an efficient, multi-disciplinary team. Our corporate attorneys work closely with our intellectual property, tax, employment and real estate lawyers to provide a full spectrum of services required by our clients.