Fashion Week : prior art searches as a safeguard

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Spring-summer 2022 Fashion week. Source: fashionetwork.com

After New York, London and Milan, the Fashion Week is moving to Paris to present the Spring-Summer 2022 collections. There are the greatest fashion houses such as Louis Vuitton, Hermès, Chloé, Balenciaga, Chanel, etc. The next Spring it-pieces are unveiled, including handbags, shoes, jewelry …

This is an opportunity to stand out and launch new trends.

Modèle Déposé fashion archives.

For Modèle Déposé, the Fashion Week is also an opportunity to assist fashion houses when it comes to prior art searches in order to ensure that the design is not already protected. We help lawyers verify the originality of a design before we can see it on the runways. We undertake researches in our specific archives (books, magazines, sales catalogs, etc.), on the Internet, in museums, in IP databases, etc.

The expertise of our team and immediate access to information allow us to undertake ultra-fast searches !