LBW 002: Fashion Copyright Infringement with Designer Gavin Rajah #FashionLaw

Gavin Rajah

Did Fashion Designer Gavin Rajah Infringe on the Design of Zuhair Murad? A few weeks ago, Gavin Rajah a renowned South African fashion designer was accused of copying international designer Zuhair Murad’s design from his Spring/ by a popular South African fashion blogger. The story went viral and even hit international shores. Gavin grants this…

Ex-Employee Allegedly Assaults Fashion Designer Wana Sambo #Fashionlaw

Wana Sambo

Fashion designer Wana Sambo who is not new to controversy, released a a statement over the weekend involving the alleged assault and battery against her person; by an ex-employee upon giving him notice of termination of his employment. Designers and Ladybrille Fashion business owners in general, you should have a protocol for the handling and…

Woolworths Denies Stealing South African Designer’s Hummingbird Design #FashionLaw

Humming Bird Controversy

“CARL van Rooyen is partner at Spoor & Fisher intellectual property law firm and Clive Simpkins is a marketing and communications strategist. Business Day TV: This week designer Euodia Roets accused retail chain Woolworths of stealing her designs of a hummingbird print for a cushion — that’s after she had presented the idea to them…