The John Marshall Law School Fashion Law Society is excited to announce the first ever Fashion and Design Law Symposium at the John Marshall Law School.
This all day event features five panels with attorneys from abroad and around the nation, presenting various subjects currently facing the fashion and design industry. The goal of the symposium is to educate attendees about legal fashion issues, as well as, connect designers and attorneys to help in building this new legal network.
The symposium will be held on the 2nd Floor of the State St building at The John Marshall Law School on Friday, April 12, 2013. Registration and breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m., with presentations to follow shortly thereafter. Each attendee will be provided with breakfast, lunch, and coffee and all symposium materials will be available in paper and and electronic format.
Attendees can also obtain approximately 5.5 hours of CLE credit!
Tracy Agyemang, The United States Department of Labor
Ashlee Froese, Gilberts, LLP
Roberto Frias, Law School of the Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, Mexico
Kanika D Corley, Associate, Sedgwick Law
Frances P. Hadfield, Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman and Klestadt LLP
Shara Harris, WFML, P.C.
Michael Hodes, Attorney at Law Hodes Keating & Pilon
Ali Grace Marquart Deputy General Counsel Wilhelmina International, Ltd.
Mariessa Terrell, SBC IP Law Group
Aleksandra M.S. Vold, Siprut PC
Victoria Watkins Chief Editor and Creator of B.A.F.F.L.E.D. (Business Advice, Fashion Facts, Law & Entertainment Domain)
Shelley Whitehead, Whitehead Freelance Law, LLC.
Panel Topics include:
“Legal Issues in the Fashion Industry: Creating and Protecting Your Intellectual Property”
“North American Comparative Fashion Law: Policies and Perspectives”
“Advertising Fashion Focus: Designers and Lawyers Perspective”
“Tariffs, Thimbles and Thread: Customs Law for the Fashion Industry”
"Likeness is in the Eye of the Beholder"
Following the event there will be a cocktail reception from 4:30-6:30pm.
Please RSVP by Friday April 5, 2013.
-Natalie Laczek and Michon Stuttley
Founders of the John Marshall Law School Fashion Law Society
Co-Sponsored by the Lawyers for the Creative Arts
What are my transportation/parking options getting to the event?
John Marshall Law School is easily accessible off of the Red and Blue Line Jackson stop as well as the Liblrary/Van Buren "L" Stop.
Street parking is limited, however parking garages are accessible off of Wabash Ave, Federal St and Dearborn St.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please email the JMLS Fashion Law Society at firstname.lastname@example.org and a response will be provided within 24 hours.