Fashion Law & Industry Representation




Axis offers representation to designers, fashion houses, fabric manufacturers, and numerous others connected to the fashion industry in a variety of entertainment legal matters and disputes.

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.

Fashion Law & Industry Practice Areas

We can help represent manufacturers, distributors, buyers, retailers, designers, garment workers, salvagers, wholesalers, and others with a variety of legal issues relating to fashion law and the industry. Our  fashion practice focuses on both transactional and litigation issues faced by the fashion community, including fashion licensing, copyright, trademark and business litigation or digital media, social commerce, business agreements, strategic planning and client counseling. Axis has experience with a variety of issues pertinent to the fashion industry, including:

  • Buyers
  • Counterfeiting
  • Copyright Applications
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Cyber-Piracy
  • Dilution
  • Distribution Agreements
  • Fraud
  • Licensing
  • Merchandising
  • Production
  • Rights of Privacy
  • Rights of Publicity
  • Real Property disputes
  • Suppliers & Distributors
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Trade Secrets
  • Wholesale Transactions

Clients First



The firm prides itself on its “Clients-First” approach – placing client relations and satisfaction as its top goal.

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Focus on Innovation



We are consistently commended on our innovative and creative approaches to legal services.

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Our Philosophy



Read about our “Clients First” philosophy and commitment to excellence in legal professionalism.

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Progressive Billing



Ready to leave the billable hour? Read about our progressive approach to billing and flat fee options.

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Long Term Partnership



Driven to the pursuit of excellence in the law, our focus is on building relationships with clients for life.

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Solid Experience



Axis brings solid knowledge and experience to the table and works with clients to find creative, strategic, and cost-effective solutions.

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From Our Entertainment Blog

Thinking of Hiring an Influencer to Help Promote Your Business or its Products and Services? Here’s What Your Influencer Agreement Should Look Like:

July 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Hiring an influencer can be a very effective marketing strategy depending on your business. Getting a social media celebrity involved in your company's business development goals isn't just for large blue-chip companies anymore. This strategy [...]

Basics of Non-Disclosure Agreements

February 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

An Overview of Non-Disclosure Agreements in California and What They Should Contain A non-disclosure agreement, also known as a confidentiality agreement or “NDA,” can be an important part of doing business in California, throughout the [...]

A Major National Retailer Has Stolen Your Work, and You’ve Become a Victim of Copyright Infringement: What Do You Do Now?

October 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Photo Credit: What you do when a major national department store engages in corporate theft and takes all of your art designs, decides to commercialize your work, without your knowledge, and then [...]

Top Legal Issues in Film Production Law

September 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Film Production Law: A Legal Guide for Filmmakers and Film Producers for Short Films, Feature Films, and Film Projects The legal and business issues that accompany film production can be daunting. Whether you are a filmmaker, [...]

Top 10 Must-Know Tips for Negotiating Your Publishing Agreement for Authors and Writers 

August 9th, 2016|0 Comments

If you are an author or writer, and have been approached with a publishing agreement by a publisher, literary agent, or other publishing company, then congratulations - you've accomplished what  every writer aspires to achieve, [...]

Top Legal Issues and Deal-Making Tips for Negotiating an Artist-Management Agreement for Musicians, Singers, Songwriters, Music Bands, Groups, and Recording Artists

February 13th, 2016|3 Comments

Let’s face it – the music industry is one of the hardest to break into. Each year, thousands of musicians, songwriters, singers, bands, and recording artists make the decision to try to take their passion [...]