How Can I Protect My Textile Model?


How Can I Protect My Textile Model?


Published February 21, 2023


The fashion industry is extremely competitive these days, which means there are people who will try to take shortcuts. Also, because many designs have similar elements, it is not uncommon for someone to copy another's design, even without intending to. It is essential for everyone in the fashion industry to protect themselves by using the copyright laws. If you come up with a design on Thursday and someone else come up with a similar textile model on Monday, it can be essential to be able to prove that you created your textile model first.

Anything you create from scratch should belong to you or your company only. In the United Kingdom, as long as your textile model is sufficiently original and unique, it will be entitled to copyright protection. Of course, others may create something similar to yours, so being able to establish your ownership and the date of creation may be extremely useful, whether someone is copying your textile model or someone else is claiming that you're copying theirs. One efficient way to protect your textile model is by registering and depositing it to our system at

How We Protect Your Textile Model?

When you register and make a copyright deposit of your textile model, you instantly establish complete copyright protection. Once in our system, you will have absolute proof of your copyright whenever you need it. Your textile model deposit cannot be altered or changed by anyone, which means that it will serve to memorialize that you alone have the right to your textile model. Even better, the copyright protection you receive for your textile model is valid for life. When you deposit your textile model with, your work is handled by officers who have a legal obligation to retain your textile model in a way that makes your right incontestable in any legal proceeding.

Your protection also goes well beyond the United Kingdom. When you make a copyright deposit with, the copyright protection for your textile model becomes valid internationally, in all 171 signatory countries to the Berne Convention, which means your textile model, its design and all of its content are protected around the world automatically.

Protect a model or a new collection of textile