Menu Close

Fashion Law

Fashion Law and Industry 

Axis represents designers, fashion houses, fabric manufacturers, and numerous others connected to the fashion industry .

Whether it is contract negotiations, entity formation, compliance with California laws and regulations,  licensing, copyright/trademark matters, consulting, strategic advice, or production issues,  Axis offers entertainers connected to the fashion industry high-quality legal representation spanning multiple legal fields.

► Who We Represent

Axis represents numerous types of clients involved in the fashion industry. Our clients include but are not limited to the following:

  • Agencies
  • Buyers
  • Designers
  • Manufacturers
  • Distributors
  • Licensors
  • Models
  • Mother Agencies
  • Retailers
  • Designers
  • Wholesalers
  • North America partners

Fashion Law Practice Areas

We represent clients involved with the fashion industry with a variety of legal matters. Whether it involves contract negotiations, entity formation, compliance with laws and regulations,  licensing, copyright/trademark matters, consulting, strategic advice, or production issues,  Axis offers fashion industry clients high-quality legal representation spanning multiple legal fields.

      Fashion Industry Businesses

Axis helps fashion industry professionals form, run, and operate their loanouts and businesses in compliance with the applicable laws, rules, and regulations:

  • Business entity setup and formation
  • Legal compliance
  • C Corporations
  • S Corporations
  • LLCs
  • DBAs
  • Entertainment loan-out companies
  • Licensing and Permits
  • Production vehicles
  • Investment vehicles
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Tax Issues
  • Fashion businesses
  • Fashion contracts
  • Partnerships and ventures
  • Celebrity/Influencer ventures


     Contracts and Transactions

Axis represents entertainment professionals and businesses in a wide variety of contracts, negotiations, agreements and transactions:

  • Commission agreements
  • Commercial deals
  • Contract negotiations
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Counterfeiting
  • Endorsement deals
  • Licensing and License Deals
  • Distribution agreements
  • Joint ventures
  • IP Agreements
  • Licensing
  • Merchandising
  • Model releases
  • Production deals
  • Publicity Contracts
  • Royalties agreements
  • Residual agreements
  • Rights of Privacy
  • Rights of Publicity
  • Real Property disputes
  • Suppliers & Distributors
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Trade Secrets
  • Wholesale Transactions
  • Work-hire agreements


   Intellectual Property & Licensing

Axis assists fashion law clients with a wide variety of intellectual property and licensing matters, ranging across copyright, trademark, trade secret, licensing, confidentiality, and related matters:

  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Copyrights
  • Copyright Assignments
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Content-Licensing Agreements
  • Intellectual Property Assignment
  • Licensing Contracts
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Licensing Contracts
  • Video Synchronizations
  • Film Clip Licensing
  • Trademarks
  • Trademark Disputes
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Trademark Registrations



Axis represents clients matters in a wide range of disputes, lawsuits, and litigation, ranging multiple practice areas:

  • Participation/residual accounting
  • Accounting disputes
  • Intellectual property disputes
  • Contract disputes
  • Infringement
  • Breaches of contract
  • Film investment fraud
  • TV/Film financial mismanagement
  • Non-disclosure agreement breaches
  • Unfair competition
  • Invasions of privacy
  • Non-payment of debts or money for services rendered


Entertainment FAQs

Our FAQs answer the most common issues faced by entertainment clients.

We have an extensive FAQ Library that covers the most common questions we get from entertainment clients, as well as FAQs on recent changes in law.

Visit our Entire FAQ Library

Our Recent Projects 


Have we counseled clients like your? All the time.

We have represented a variety of business clients in numerous industries across multiple disciplines and practice matters. Here are some of the highlights.

Our Latest Charitable Giving Projects

Did you know that our clients’ legal dollars are hard at work giving back to the community? Axis is a significant donor and supporter of a multitude of charitable giving projects in the community as well as nationwide, donating a portion of legal fees to a variety of underserved needs and causes. Check out at our latest charitable giving projects below, and know that in supporting Axis, you are helping us improve hundreds of lives.

National Recognition

The talent at Axis has been recognized nationally for its legal services in a variety of publications, news outlets and other channels across the nation and internationally.

Representing Clients from 22+ Countries Internationally

Axis has represented a wide variety of business clients  in numerous deals, transactions, contracts, agreements, disputes and legal matters. For information on how we may be able to assist you, please contact [email protected].