Cultural Heritage in the Fashion Industry - Complex Issues Simplified for IP Lawyers

Cultural Heritage in the Fashion Industry - Complex Issues Simplified for IP Lawyers

Available to view from 23 Aug 2024

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In the last few years, there have been a number of fashion brands getting involved into cultural heritage case law due to unauthorised use of art no longer protected by copyright (e.g. Jean Paul Gaultier and their use of Botticelli’s Venere), especially before Italian Courts.

Italy is the only country with specific legislation protecting cultural heritage independently from intellectual property rights.

As a result, often brands are not aware of the limitations in place and requirements to comply with to use artistic works as part of their global projects.

This short webinar will examine how similar issues are faced in other jurisdictions, including the UK and US and what practical implications regulations have for brands, including step by step guidance on how to deal with cultural heritage on a global basis.

What You Will Learn

This webinar will cover the following:

  • The relationship between art and fashion
  • The Italian legislation
  • The difference between intellectual property rights and cultural heritage rights
  • Recent case law
  • International approach, including in the US and UK
  • Step by step practical guidance
  • Is fashion itself part of the cultural heritage?

This pre-recorded webinar will be available to view from Friday 23rd August 2024

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