Tag Archives: Intellectual Property



SMILING FOR THE CAMERA!

Sharon Givoni Consulting Retail and fashion Law

Models, whether professionals or just ordinary people are used all the time in the fashion world. But do they actually own their image? And, if not, what sort of consents do you need under Australian law in order to use their image for the purposes you need to in your business? In this article Sharon […]

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Celebrity Endorsement – Navigating the Minefield

Sharon Givoni Consulting Retail and fashion Law

Using images, names or likenesses of the rich and famous for promotional purposes whether in fashion or otherwise, can undoubtedly create a powerful endorsement of your brand… as long as you’re aware of the risks and traps to avoid. This article looks at this issue taking into account the Rihanna t-shirt case that went to […]

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Threading IP Law together for Beaders

Sharon Givoni Consulting Arts and design

Many creative people are making business out of their hobby. However, all sorts of business and legal considerations arise. These include trade marking the name of your brand, ensuing you own copyright in what you produce or others create for and not infringing other peoples’ rights. Read on for a hands on snapshot of dos […]

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