Fashion business partnerships & investment: IP as a business asset

Fashion business partnerships & investment

London fashion law firm Crefovi and Own-it, an institution 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. We study the available fashion business partnerships & investment, in this webinar. 

In this one-hour webinar, we will cover:

  • the different available funding sources;
  • your business plan – key considerations;
  • attracting third party financial investment – and the important role of intellectual property (‟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, and
  • next steps after you secured funding.

Speaker: Annabelle Gauberti, founding and managing partner of London fashion law firm Crefovi (whose profile is set out below).

The webinar ‟Fashion business partnerships & investment” is moderated by Silvia Baumgart, Own-it Programme manager.

When: 13 February 2013, 12:00 to 13:00 (GMT)

Where: on your computer, by way of webinar

Annabelle Gauberti, founding and managing 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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