Thursday, February 21, 2013

B.A.F.F.L.E.D. Fashion Law

Law Schools Do It Better--

From Fordham's Fashion Law Institute, to the Fashion Law Society at John Marshall Law School in Chicago, law students are pushing the fashion law niche forward.  

Check out these great events sponsored by law students and mark your calendars!


The IP Panel-Monday, February 25, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (brief reception to follow), Howard University School of Law, 2900 Van Ness Street NW, Washington, DC.

The IP panel will consist of the following topics:  (1) Copyright – The IDPA and beyond (Is this piece of legislation just aesthetically functional?); (2) Patents – Lululemon and the controversial yoga pant; and (3) Trademarks and beyond (are Trademarks still the best way to protect luxury fashion brands?).  Our moderator will ask each panelist specific questions regarding how their brands have been affected by these legal issues.  This is a FREE event.
The In-House Counsel Panel-Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (brief reception to follow), Howard University School of Law, 2900 Van Ness Street NW, Washington, DC.
The In-House Counsel panel will consist of the following topics:  (1) AT&T v. Concepcion; (2) New developments with FCPA; and (3) Mexican labor issues (or Bangladesh labor impasse).  Moderated by Ms. Hilary Jochmans, Esq.  This is a FREE event.
The Keynote Address-Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (brief reception to follow), Howard University School of Law, 2900 Van Ness Street NW, Washington, DC.
FLW is honored to have Mr. Harley Lewin, Esq. serve as the Keynote Speaker for FLW 2013!  Mr. Lewin is General Counsel for Christian Louboutin and represented the luxury fashion house in arguably the most groundbreaking fashion law case of recent times – the Louboutin v. YSL red bottom trademark case This is a FREE event.
The Fashion Show: Intelligent Design-Friday, March 1, 2013, 8 p.m.  to 9:30 p.m., Union Market, 1309 5th Street NE


For more on Fashion Law Week, click here!
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Featured speakers include:  Shelly Whitehead, Esq., Shara Harris, Esq., Mariessa Terrell, Esq., Ashlee Froese, Esq., Roberto Frias, Esq., and many more...including yours truly!

Can't wait!




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