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FBA/FABA Paris Fashion Law and Innovation Conference

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La Sorbonne

12 Place du Panthéon

75005 Paris

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Join the Federal Bar Association (FBA), the French American Bar Association (FABA), Cabinet Bondard and Dunnington Bartholow & Miller LLP on October 24, 2018 in Paris, France to discuss all things Fashion Law in the City of Lights. Speakers will include leading US and French counsel, as well as fashion tech start-ups.

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La Sorbonne; Events co-organizers, Olivera Medenica, Partner, Dunnington Bartholow & Miller LLP; and Céline Bondard, Principal, Cabinet Bondard and President of FABA in France.

I. Wearable Technology, Fashion Tech, and Smart Fabrics

Moderator: Celine Bondard, Cabinet Bondard and President of FABA. Speakers: Olivera Medenica, Partner, Dunnington Bartholow & Miller LLP; Michael E. Schu, Senior Corporate Counsel, Dupont; Regina Polanco, CEO, Pyrates Smart Fabrics.

This panel will examine the latest in wearable technology, fashion tech and smart fabrics. Panelists will examine the essential terms of deals marrying brands with technology, and the scope of rights and restrictions typically addressed by both sides. The panel will include the perspective of in house counsel, as well as a fashion tech startup focusing on smart fabrics. Panelists will discuss the challenges encountered in launching a new brand, or product, in a nascent field from both a US and EU perspective.

II. Fashion and Labor Considerations - A Comparative Perspective

Moderator: Celine Bondard, Cabinet Bondard and President of FABA. Speakers: Maria Vathis, Bryan Cave, President of FBA; Frédéric Galinier, Legal Director, Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode; Bénédicte Roumy, Legal Director, Chanel.

This panel will discuss some of the most salient topics relating to labor and employment considerations in France/EU and the United States. The discussion will include an analysis of how models are treated under both US and French law. US side panelist will also discuss essential considerations in terms of being litigation ready for foreign companies doing business in the US.

III. Panel Modern Day Challenges in Fashion Shows

Moderator: Celine Bondard, Cabinet Bondard and President of FABA.
Speakers: Olivera Medenica, Partner, Dunnington Bartholow & Miller LLP; Zeeger Vink, IP Director, Maus Frères; additional panelists TBD.

This panel will address the latest issues relating to trademarks and branding in both France/EU and the United States. Panelists will include perspectives from in house as well as outside counsel, and will cover issues pertaining to online infringement, unlicensed distribution, unfair competition, and counterfeit products. Panelists will also cover issues relating to unauthorized uses of a brand by enthusiastic fans, and IP issues in social media.

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