Objectives: The creation and successful market-placement of a fashion product involve several interlinked activities requiring specific legal attention: the “idea”, its authenticity and the manufacturing methods must be protected against imitation, counterfeiting and other infringements; national and international regulations on chemical require to set and follow strict rules and request specific product compliance; advertising and marketing must be undertaken in compliance with national and international legal boundaries; the sale and distribution of products may require different legal models depending on the commercial strategy; disputes may arise from breaches of contract or for violations of mandatory national or international norms. These legal issues are of significant interest for lawyers, consultants, entrepreneurs, and business and trade associations. The Luiss School of Law Master in Fashion Law (LL.M.) is the very first programme in Europe to address comprehensively all the various legal matters and competences involved in the overall regulation of the fashion sector. Through classes, workshops, practical and experiential learning activities, seminars, conferences and direct contact with professionals, experts, market-leaders and academics, the Master (LL.M.) in Fashion Law develops and improves professional competences and personal skills, preparing participants for numerous career opportunities.
Partecipants: Participants include all professionals wishing to acquire or to advance their knowledge of the key aspects of Fashion Law from an international and European perspective. The Master (LL.M.) in Fashion Law is addressed to those wishing to further their legal education in this specific industrial sector, which covers a wide range of career opportunities: national and international fashion houses; specialist law firms; consulting firms; textile, jewellery and hi-tech industries; business organisations and trade associations require skilled and experienced professionals with this particular legal background.
Credits: 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System).
Diploma: Masters of Law (LL.M.) in Fashion Law - Master universitario di secondo livello.
Duration of Program: one academic year.
Language: English is the language of the courses and of the other activities.
Content: The Master (LL.M.) in Fashion Law is organised favouring the alternation between academic lectures and interactive activities with the direct involvement of specialist lawyers, in-house counsels, experts and academics. The course will be divided into thematic modules, tackling the main legal challenges from the creation of the product to its placement on the market, including intellectual property, trademarks, distribution contracts, and consumer protection. Key subjects for the fashion industry (such as fashion shows, online distribution, corporate social responsibility, sustainability and communication/social media) will be specifically addressed.
Class: as to foster the participation of professionals and interested graduates, classes are held primarily:
- Fridays: 2.00 pm - 8.00 pm
- Saturdays: 8.30 am - 1.30 pm.