Fashion Law Conference! 11 y 12 de Febrero · New York · Fashion Law Institute & Federal Bar Association

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Inside Out: Tips from Fashion’s In-House Counsel

Event Announcement: Inside Out - Tips from Fashion's In-House Counsel


Parsons School of Design: School of Fashion
Starr Foundation Hall, UL102
University Center
New York, NY
The program is organized by the The Federal Bar Association in collaboration with CAREER SERVICES at The New School.

February 12, 2016
08:30 AM - 05:30 PM
The New School, Parsons School of Design
Starr Foundation Hall, UL102
University Center
New York, NY



2. Print the registration form and fax to 571-481-9090

3. Print the registration form and mail to Federal Bar Association, Attn. 2016 Fashion Law Conference, PO Box 79395, Baltimore, MD 21279
 Early Bird(on or before 01/08/16)
 Regular(after 01/08/16)
 Sustaining FBA Member  
 FBA Member

FEBRUARY 12, 2016
8:30-9:00 a.m.Opening RemarksJudge Claire R Kelly, United States Court of International Trade
9:00-10:00 a.m.
Panel I: Anti-Counterfeiting Campaign: From Start to FinishSpeakers will discuss best practices for fashion companies in addressing anti-counterfeiting strategies in brick and mortar and online retail.
Ewa Abrams, Tiffany & Co.
Heather McDonald, Baker and Hostetler LLP
10:15-11:15 a.m.
Panel II: Fashion Goes Online: FTC and Trademark ConsiderationsThis panel will focus on the evolving trademark and advertising considerations for designers and business owners as online becomes the more popular avenue for fashion and merchandise.
Robert Frisby, Federal Trade Commission
Rita Odin, The Estee Lauder Companies Inc.
Maria Vathis, Bryan Cave LLP
11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
Panel III: Ethical Sourcing and Labor ConsiderationsGain insight relating to best practices for fashion companies to ensure their products are created in facilities safe for workers, and that such workers are paid fair wages to work in a humane environment. Panelists will also touch on ensuring due diligence when dealing with overseas facilities.
Katherine Gonzalez-Valentin, Ferraiuoli LLC
Matthew Fischer-Daly, International Labor Rights Forum
Adam Ratner, New York & Company
12:30-1:30 p.m.Luncheon Keynote Professor Susan Scafidi, Academic Director, Fashion Law Institute, Fordham University School of Law
1:30-2:30 p.m.Panel IV: The Regulatory Framework of Labeling and DisclosurePanelists will discuss legal considerations for merchandise labeling and disclosure. Discussions will explore the Consumer Protection Safety Commission, the Food and Drug Administration, customs issues, and recent California port strike.
Cheryl Falvey, Crowell & Moring LLP
Frances Hadfield, Crowell & Moring LLP
2:45-3:45 p.m.Panel V: Mergers/Acquisitions and Antitrust ConsiderationsLearn about different approaches for achieving  client strategic objectives through licensing and mergers & acquisitions, and the antitrust considerations associated with each alternative. Panelists will discuss the pros and cons of each alternative, as well as the legal and business ramifications of each alternative.
Lois Herzeca, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Chahira Solh, Crowell & Moring LLP
4:00-5:00 p.m.Panel VI: Alternative Retail: E-Commerce and Mobile AppsPanelists will review the process of launching an e-commerce or mobile commerce. Discussion will focus on the collection of user data and privacy issues across geographic boundaries.
Olivera Medenica, Medenica Law PLLC
Kenya Wiley, Ripe Strategic Affairs
*Agenda, CLE session and speaker information is tentative and subject to change

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