13th Annual Lawyering in the Fashion Industry:
A Practical Guide to Licensing, Trademark Protection & Other Industry Issues in Fashion

Friday, June 15, 2018 | 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Program Chair:

Kenneth P. Kopelman
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

  • To bring value when dealing with their clients’ most pressing issues, fashion industry lawyers draw on a variety of disciplines, including intellectual property, contracts, international trade, employment law and litigation. An experienced panel will provide seminar participants with practical insights on how to:

    • Identify and structure successful license deals
    • Navigate license disputes
    • Manage trademark/copyright enforcement programs, including litigating trademark actions
    • Deal with issues around fashion modeling, including labor & employment and immigration
    • Help to redefine the boundaries of acceptable workplace conduct and culture in the current environment
    • Understand the ins and outs of customs, imports and related regimes.

    This program is intended for those who have clients in the fashion industry, those who practice intellectual property law, business executives in the fashion industry and both lawyers and business executives who handle licensing agreements

    Live Program & Webcast: $249.00 Member | $349.00 Nonmember
    In-House Counsel: $189.00 Member | $289.00 Nonmember
    Small Law Firm: $139.00 Member

  • Arthur W. Bodek
    Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt LLP
    Elisheva M. Jasie
    SVP, Global Business Services & Licensing
    Coty Inc. 
    Doreen Small
    EisnerAmper LLP
    Jonathan M. Wagner
    Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

  • 9:00 a.m. – 9:05 a.m. Introduction
    9:05 a.m. – 9:55 a.m. An Insider’s Look at Fashion Trademark License Agreements & Arrangements
    Elisheva Jasie & Kenneth P. Kopelman
    9:55 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Successful Approaches to Trademark Protection
    Jonathan M. Wagner
    10:45 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. Break
    10:55 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Introduction to the Law of Fashion Modeling
    Doreen Small
    11:30 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. Current Topics in the Importing/Sourcing Area
    Arthur W. Bodek
    12:05 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Examining Workplace Conduct and Culture in the Current Environment
    Doreen Small & Elisheva Jasie
    12:45 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Questions & Answers

  • CLE Credit
    NY: 4.0 professional practice
    NJ: 4.2 general MCLE
    CA: 4.0 general MCLE
    PA: 3.5 general MCLE

  • First Republic Bank

    Sponsoring Association Committee: Fashion Law | Adrienne T. Montes, Chair

    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Kim Howard, Manager of Membership & Marketing | (212) 382-6753 | KHoward@nycbar.org