Preventing Fashion Knockoffs in a Global Industry Term Paper by cee-cee

Preventing Fashion Knockoffs in a Global Industry
An examination of the law regarding the production of fashion knock-offs and how to prevent it.
# 109904 | 2,165 words | 12 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 10, 2008 in Business (Industries) , Law (Property)

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This paper discusses the history and current phenomenon of the counterfeiting of fashion items such as clothing, shoes and handbags (known as knock-offs). It describes how the demand for knock-offs has risen and how they are manufactured. The paper then discusses the legal position with regards to knock-offs and what can be done to prevent their production.

Table of Contents:
The Origin of the Knockoff
Knockoffs: A New Aspect of the Global Economy
Strategies for Manufacturing Counterfeit Products
Fashion Knockoffs and the Law
Proving Infringement
Possible Adaptations to Laws for Proving Infringement
Can Knockoffs Be Stopped?

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Brenner, Susan W., and Anthony C. Crescenzi. "State-Sponsored Crime: The Futility of the Economic Espionage Act." Houston Journal of International Law 28, no. 2 (2006): 389+.
  • "Congress Considers Fashion's Copyrights." The Washington Times, 28 July 2006, C10.
  • Delener, Nejdet. "International Counterfeit Marketing: Success without Risk." Review of Business 21, no. 1 (2000): 16.
  • Jackson, Lee Anna. "Duped by Designer Doubles: Are Knockoffs Worth the Price?." Black Enterprise, September 2004, 188.
  • Naim, Moises. "The Five Wars of Globalization." Foreign Policy, January-February 2003, 28+.

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