Start Your Fashion Company®

Legal Aspects Of Starting Your Fashion Company (Taught by Fashion Attorney)

We began as an uber trendy downtown NYC boutique that dressed countless A-listers including Mary J Blige, Shakira, L’il Kim, Lenny Kravitz, Pharell, Alicia Keyes, Jill Scott, and the Dixie Chicks to name a few, and have since morphed into an E-commerce website provides the most informative Workshops & Fashion Business Start-up, Marketing, PR, Event Production, and Manufacturing Consulting.  Our legal expert, will impart FIRST HAND knowledge on successfully getting your fashion business up & running!

We conduct separate How To Start Your Fashion Company (Clothing + Accessories Lines) and How To Start Your Fashion Company (Boutique + E Commerce) Workshops that completely breakdown the specific processes for designers & shop owners.

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This 5 year old ALWAYS current workshop teaches:
I. Business Formation (Legal documents required/Benefits/Liabilities/Cost)
    A. Sole Proprietorship Defined
    B. Partnership Defined
    C. Ways to Incorporate Defined & Operating Agreements (LLC, LLP, S-Corp, C-Corp)
II. Legal documents/licenses required to operate as an official business
    A. Business Registration/DBA
    B. Intellectual Property (US & International)
      1. Trademark
      2. Copyright
      3. Patent
      4. Domain Names
    C. Sales Rep Agreements
    D. License Agreements
    E. Factoring Agreements
    F. NDA
III. Real Estate (Leases, Sub-leases, Good Guy Guarantee)
IV. When & why a lawyer would be necessary
    A. Type of lawyer that should be used for fashion business owners (Designer, Retailer, Stylist, Publicist, Event Planner)
    B. How to find appropriate legal council
    C. Average fees, does the lawyer have to be retained, or can they be hired as needed
    D. Resources for free or low cost legal assistance
    E. Resources for working without legal council
V. Investors

2 1/2-hours - Very thorough and intense, but a fun place to network, meet, and learn.  

NO recording devices permitted. M Shop NYC Copyright. 


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