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Fashion Law

Fashion law in India refers to the legal issues and regulations related to the fashion industry in India. It is a relatively new field of law in India and is still developing. Some of the key areas of fashion law in India include:

  • Intellectual property: protection of fashion designs, trademarks, and copyrights

  • Manufacturing and supply chain: labor laws, environmental regulations, and contracts with manufacturers and suppliers

  • Retail and distribution: contracts with retailers and distributors, e-commerce regulations

  • Marketing and advertising: truth in advertising, consumer protection laws

Fashion law in India is governed by a combination of national and international laws and regulations. Some examples include:

  • The Designs Act, 2000: protects the intellectual property rights of fashion designers in India

  • The Trade Marks Act, 1999: protects trademarks in India, including those used in the fashion industry

  • The Consumer Protection Act, 1986: provides protection to consumers and sets out the rights and remedies available to them


If you are involved in the fashion industry in India and have legal issues or questions, it is important to seek the advice of a lawyer who has experience in this area of law and is familiar with the relevant laws and regulations.

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