Jeremy Richardson represents a wide variety of corporate and individual clients in all aspects of litigation in state and federal courts and in arbitration. The focus of Mr. Richardson’s practice is on the fashion industry, with a concentration in children’s apparel, accessories and furniture. Mr. Richardson counsels clients on compliance matters related to the Consumer Products Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA). Since 2005, Mr. Richardson has served on the Executive Committee of the American Apparel & Footwear Association's (AAFA) Product Safety Council, which has urged Congress to clarify and improve CPSIA to make implementation of its requirements more easily achievable for manufacturers.
Mr. Richardson also advises clients on, and litigates matters involving, copyright and trademark claims and general contract disputes including purchase and sale agreements, terms and conditions of sale, license agreements, sales representative agreements and factoring agreements. He guides start-ups and entrepreneurs through protection of their intellectual property, negotiation of partnerships, and when necessary, the litigation of matters that cannot otherwise be resolved. He has argued before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and has been admitted pro hac vice to practice in the California Superior Court.
In addition to Mr. Richardson's most recent publications, he has guest lectured on legal issues in the fashion industry at Parsons - The New School for Design in New York City.
Mr. Richardson began his legal career at an entertainment law firm where he primarily counseled recording artists in litigation and general matters.
Most Recent Articles:
- "When Is a Changing Pad Not a Changing Pad? When It’s a… BED," The Giggle Guide, March 2013
- "Protect Your Brand from Cybersquatters," The Giggle Guide, May 2012
- "MAPP: Minimum Advertising Price Policies," The Giggle Guide, February 2012
- "Licensing in the Fashion and Childrenswear Industries," The Giggle Guide, December 2011
- "Learning from Gerber's ONESIES Trademark," The Giggle Guide, September 2011
- "Can You Prove a Copycat Has Violated a Copyright?" The Giggle Guide, August 2011
N.B.: Mr. Richardson is an editorial contributor to The Giggle Guide (www.giggleguide.com)