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September 12, 2016

Questions to Address Before Manufacturing Overseas

New designers sometimes reach out to Law On The Runway asking whether they should manufacture locally or overseas. While this often more of a business question than a legal question, but we can certainly help you balance the factors of this decision, with a legal perspective. Here’s a few questions […]
September 12, 2016

FTC Regulations of “Native” Advertising: How It Is Applied to Bloggers & Social Media Mavens

One of Law Of Runway’s New Year’s resolutions was to start this blog. We then realized that many other small business owners and fashion icons included blogging into their goals.  Perhaps you trying to promote your products through others’ blogs. Perhaps you are starting or reviving your own fashion or […]
September 12, 2016

Cosmetic Entrepreneurs- Are You Actually Making Drugs?

The beauty industry is straddling three groups defined by the FDA: cosmetics, drugs, and soap. Note that a product can be both a cosmetic and a drug. The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) defines cosmetics as  “articles intended to be rubbed, poured, sprinkled, or sprayed on, introduced into, or otherwise […]
September 12, 2016

How to Label Clothing with Electronic Components

Here in San Francisco, many fashion startups are adding electronic components into garments. The addition of electronics has spurred entrepreneurs to ask how they should properly label the garments for retail in the United States. Short Answer: In the United States, There is not much of a difference in the […]
September 11, 2016

FashTech Concerns: Protecting Your Customers & Your Business

In 2014, sales of wearables amounted to approximately $3.5 billion. As this number is constantly growing, it is no surprise that many companies are starting to look into developing wearable devices, either by partnering up with experts in the field or by hiring new employees and creating an entirely new […]
September 11, 2016

FashTech Concerns: Protecting Your Customers & Your Business

In 2014, sales of wearables amounted to approximately $3.5 billion. As this number is constantly growing, it is no surprise that many companies are starting to look into developing wearable devices, either by partnering up with experts in the field or by hiring new employees and creating an entirely new […]