There are many details to consider when a potential lawsuit revolves around the garment industry. Like other industrial and manufacturing industry, there are rules and regulations have been put in place regarding the products, employees, and manufacturing process for garments and apparels.
The are several different areas of business within the garment industry, including distribution, business planning, corporate finance, manufacturing, textiles, inventory control, advertising and sales, retail, international production, import/export, sourcing, factory production, and product design. An garment industry expert witness will often be knowledgeable on several of these areas, as the products have to go through many steps before reaching to consumer.
In the U.S. apparel industry is estimated to be $225 US dollars, so it is an industry with large amount of employees. With so many people often working in the garment and apparel business, legislative situations are likely to arise. There could be an issue over the ownership, copyright infringement, trademarks, trade dress, intellectual property, brand development, licensing, counterfeiting, and business disputes, among other possible claims. The working conditions and safety of the manufacturing process may also come under scrutiny. In fact, there are many legislative details involved within the garment industry that practicing attorneys will sometimes work solely within the business to deal with these potential situations.
The fashion and garment industry can be very complex, so it is important that a client be connected with the best available garment industry expert witness for a potential litigation matter. ForensisGroup provides top qualified experts for these situations and is backed by a history of success. Take the time to look through our wide selection of garment industry expert witnesses and submit an expert request form or contact us to find the perfect match for your particular case.