Intellectual property rights for your design business

Intellectual property rights for your design business

The SFC Team Thursday, 1 June 2023

At the heart of fashion are fresh, new designs. Innovation and original creative expression are the primary sources of competitive advantage for all businesses. Intellectual Property (IP) law protects your goods and fashion designs from being copied or pirated - which is why it is a crucial part of any design business. IP essentially prevents others from counterfeiting and imitating your goods and profiting from your hard work. 

In this Masterclass, we have called on the help of lawyers who specialise in IP to bring you up to speed on everything you need to know to ensure that your brand, designs and products are adequately protected. 


  • What Intellectual Property (IP) is 
  • Why it is essential to protect your Intellectual Property, including your brand name, logo, designs and technical innovations
  • How you can show that you have protected the copyright of your products 
  • The first steps businesses should take to safeguard their IP 
  • What to do if you feel that your rights have been breached or designs have been copied

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