With this presentation, attendees will learn the practical steps to starting a fashion business. The presentation will include:
- The principal forms of business structures for fashion startups.
- Finance/financing options for fashion startups.
- The key industry contracts for fashion startups.
- Right of Publicity, Trademark & Copyright.
- Creating Buzz through media and publicity.
Speaker Uduak Oduok is the co-founder of EBITU LAW GROUP, P.C., a law firm in California, USA with offices in the Bay Area and Sacramento providing legal services to businesses and individuals including those in the fashion and entertainment industries.
Uduak pioneered the first Fashion Law seminars in Northern California, and is a recognized name for the growing niche practice of Fashion Law in the USA. She is also the founder of Ladybrille, a resourceful online portal for the fashion industry and women entrepreneurs.
Uduak has been quoted and has authored numerous published and syndicated articles in national and international magazines and newspapers. She is a 2014 nominee for the Archbishop Tutu Fellowship Programme, a 2012 NEA Awards nominee for ‘Media Personality of the Year,’ and a 2010 nominee of South Africa’s AFI Fashion Awards for her “Outstanding Contribution to Fashion Communications,” among numerous nominations and recognitions.
Organizers: International Academy of Design & Technology and California Lawyers for the Arts.