About 40 years ago, before any attorney recognized luxury, fashion or beauty as a "specialty" practice, Dentons' lawyers were specializing in those areas. This was thanks to a few key clients, which became the leaders of those industries and still are today. So we believe that our team's experience is second to none and covers all aspects of the industry.
Whether you produce ready-to-wear, couture, cosmetics or accessories, Dentons can advise on every aspect of your legal and business needsproduct design, manufacturing, licensing, franchising, sales, distribution, financing, sourcing, business development and more.
The fashion and luxury industry features unique characteristics: fast-moving product cycles, durability, heritage, globalization of trends and styles.
We share resources with other actors in this industry such as trademark advisers, architects and designers, international trade fair organizers, and fashion and designers' councils. Your brand is your core asset; you have to be alert to counterfeiting and copyright and trademark infringements. You also have to organize a global manufacturing and supply chain, and navigate import, certification and retailing laws.
Dentons can work with you to meet and overcome these challengesa partnership driving the success of your brand. And a partner that brings experience shaped by some of the world's best-known luxury brands.
Our clients range from innovative startups to iconic jewelry houses and world-famous fashion and apparel brands, legacy interior design editors, leading hotels and resorts, and luxury book publishers. We can address your needs as an individual business owner, a family-owned business, an institutional investor, a private equity fund or a multinational company.
We service your end-to-end operations. We advise on real estate, business and tax structure, staff employment and reputation protection. We make sure your boutiques are completed on schedule and deliver the ultimate shopping experience.