London fashion law firm Crefovi and Own-it, which offers intellectual property advice for the creative sector, hosted a free webinar on “Fashion business partnerships and investment: IP as a business asset“, on 13 February 2013.
You will need initial funding to create your first, second or even third collection and set up your business. While family and friends, grants and loans can be a source of financing, don’t underestimate the value of intellectual property – yours and other people’s – in the context of securing funding for your fashion business.
In this one-hour webinar we will cover:
- The different funding sources available
- Your business plan – key considerations
- Attracting third party financial investment – and the important role of IP
- Other types of investment, e.g. creative partners, who are crucial to your business success, and how you can pay them
- Key clauses in partnership or equity finance agreements
- Next steps after you secured funding
Speaker: Annabelle Gauberti, founding partner of London fashion law firm Crefovi (Please read her profile below).
The webinar is moderated by Silvia Baumgart, Own-it Programme Manager.
When: 13 February 2013, 12:00 to 13:00 (GMT)
Where: on your computer
Annabelle Gauberti, Founding partner, London fashion law firm Crefovi
Annabelle has more than 10 years of experience practising the law of luxury goods and fashion as well as media & entertainment law, both in the United Kingdom and France. Annabelle has set up her own boutique law firm, Crefovi, in order to provide tailored legal advice to the creative industries.
Her clients base includes fashion houses, designers & models, artists, art galleries & museums, musicians, film production companies.
Annabelle’s roster of creative clients appreciate, above all, her ability to understand and solve their legal issues in a timely manner, by providing realistic, customised and effective solutions.
She is steeped in finance and corporate law, and has been involved in many matters, either contentious or non-contentious, relating to intellectual property, trademark litigation, selective distribution, franchising, tax and media & Internet law.
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