Wrapping Up 2011

As the bottle of bubbly chills in the fridge in anticipation of the annual 10 second countdown, here at CanadaFashionLaw we’d like to take some time to reflect on this year in fashion.

 

Taking a look at our behind the scenes diagnostics of online traffic (no, we don’t wear glasses), here’s a list of the top 5 stories provided by CanadaFashionLaw:

 
1. Beware There’s a New Target Coming to Town
Interest was piqued in how Target was positioning itself for its launch into Canada.
2. Fashion Industry Takes a Stand Against Counterfeiters
This article examines how fashion players are combatting counterfeiting.3. Louboutin Continues to See Red and Tiffany is Blue in the Face
Fashion law wouldn’t complete without a look at Christian Louboutin and his friends.4. Ready, Set, Design: Toronto’s FDCC’s LG Fashion Week Returns
Here we look at Canada’s biggest fashion week, which also happens to be North America’s second biggest fashion week after New York Fashion Week.

5. Sting Like a Bee: Federal Court Awards $2.5 Million for Trade-mark and Copyright Infringement
Louis Vuitton and Burberry combine forces to make counterfeiters pay in a landmark decision.

 

CanadaFashionLaw has been delighted and flattered by all of the opportunities that have emerged in 2011, below are some of the highlights:

 
  • profiled by Osgoode Hall Law School,
  • participated in a variety of interviews on fashion law from a Canadian perspective
  • featured in Flare magazine,
  • being elected as a board member and co-chair of the Sponsorship Committee of the Fashion Group International – Toronto chapter,
  • syndicated by Lexis-Nexis,
  • invited to speak at a national intellectual property lawyers conference in Fall 2012 on fashion law,
  • providing commentary for an internationally published book on the fashion design industry.
 

CanadaFashionLaw would like to extend a huge thank you to all of its loyal readers for their support this year and for all the opportunities that have surfaced.

 
Happy new year all – enjoy your champers!
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