Obtaining an IP foothold
Today, the highly competitive footwear market is worth in excess of £160 billion. See our round-up of retailers' creative and deliberate approaches to IP protection.
Griefsploitation, body shaming and big blue bags
A round-up of the latest advertising law issues
Last quarter was a busy time for advertising. Here is our round-up of the more controversial adverts that have hit the legal headlines.
Marketplaces and counterfeit goods
What are retailers doing about it?
The topic of online marketplaces and counterfeit goods is nothing new, but what are retailers doing about it?
Case law that's easy to digest
From Azumi v Zuma to Apple v Acardia, find out this year's legal decisions made or considered at trial.
Assigning a trade mark licence?
Things to consider following GNIC v Holland & Barrett
See our summary of the main issues to consider when assigning a trade mark licence.
IP in Retail Conference 2017
Catch up on the issues affecting retailers in 2017
In September, HGF held its fifth annual IP in Retail conference in London and Leeds which attracted over 100 delegates from leading wholesale, retail and fashion brands.
HGF LinkedIn Groups
Our groups are designed to bring together those in the fashion, cosmetics, accessories and luxury goods market who are interested in the legal side of branding and design. Join our 7,000+ strong membership delivering IP updates and news of interest to the retail, fashion, and consumer industries.Join Fashion+ IP LinkedIn Group Join Retail+ IP LinkedIn Group
Contractual and legal considerations
COVID-19 represents a significant risk to businesses across the globe. They need to plan to minimise and mitigate the risks of COVID-19 poses to its business continuity and protect the health and safety of its employees.Find out more