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Intellectual Property       in the Fashion             Industry       Expertly tailored knowhow from the                  ...
OUTLINEFrom brand logo to stitching on a handbag, fashion designers and their legal advisers are underincreasing pressure ...
PROGRAMME9.00		 Registration and Coffee                     1.00		 Questions and Discussion9.30		 Chairman’s Welcome and I...
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IP in the Fashion Industry

  1. 1. Intellectual Property in the Fashion Industry Expertly tailored knowhow from the IP and fashion experts London - 24 September 2012 6 CPD Hours
  2. 2. OUTLINEFrom brand logo to stitching on a handbag, fashion designers and their legal advisers are underincreasing pressure to protect their designs and their business.This one day conference focuses on all the key areas for lawyers advising the fashion sectorincluding marketing and advertising fashion products, the particular problems of online sales andhow to protect design rights.CHAIRMAN/SPEAKERSCHAIRMAN: Jeremy Phillips Intellectual Heather Lawrence of 11 South SquareProperty Consultant to Olswang LLP, has specialises in all aspects of Intellectual Propertylectured and written on a wide range of IP law. She has a strong scientific background,topics. An Honorary Research Fellow with enabling her to understand and deal with thethe Intellectual Property Institute, he edits the most technical of matters. Heather is describedJournal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice in the Legal 500 as having ‘formidable intellectfor Oxford University Press, the Butterworths IP and a razor-sharp mind,’ and can ‘see her wayLaw Handbook for LexisNexis and the European through a problem like a hot knife through butter’.Trade Mark Reports for Sweet & Maxwell. He Heather is also an accredited mediator and is onis responsible for a suite of leading IP weblogs, the Specialist IP Panel at ADR Chambers. Sheincluding the IPKat. is regularly instructed in mediations as both mediator and counsel.Jennifer Castoldi is the Development Directorof ACID (Anti Copying In Design) as well as Melanie McGuirk heads the IP & Media teamthe founder, CEO, and Chief Creative Director at Pannone LLP. She is recommended by Legalof Trendease International. She holds an MBA 500 for Intellectual Property, and is praised forfrom the International School of Management, her “clear and concise advice”. Melanie wasParis and is currently working towards her PhD short listed in the Young Lawyer of the Yearwith a focus on Creative Social Responsibility. category in the Insider North West Young Professional Awards 2010. Notable casesRebecca Chong is Legal Counsel at the Institute include Wasabi Frog Limited v Miss Boo andof Practitioners in Advertising (IPA), which is Gulfraz Mohammed [2009] EWHC 2767 (Ch).the professional body for advertising, mediaand marketing communications agencies in the Nicola Searle is an economist at the UniversityUK. Rebecca advises the IPA’s 250+ corporate of Abertay Dundee who specialises inmembers on the laws and regulations affecting Intellectual Property and Creative Industries.their marketing communications. Her research examines computer games and fashion as creative sectors. Nicola holds aAlice Gould advises on contentious and non- Bachelor of Science Degree in Internationalcontentious IP issues and is well known for her Economics from Georgetown University and anexpertise in trade mark, domain name, design, MSc in International Strategy and Economicscopyright and database right matters. She is and PhD in Economics from the University ofa visiting lecturer at Bournemouth University St Andrews.on the post graduate IP Diploma course. Aliceis often interviewed on IP subjects by the Aaron Wood is a European trade mark andBBC and other television and radio stations design attorney with a number of years’and has written on IP issues for journals and experience in managing global brands whilstnewspapers. in-house as well as in private practice via protection, exploitation and enforcement.Iona Harding specialises in both contentious His day-to-day work includes advisory andand non-contentious IP. Iona is currently prosecution work in relation to trade marks instudying for a Post Graduate Diploma in UK, the UK and Europe.EU and US Copyright Law at King’s CollegeLondon. Iona regularly contributes articles to anumber of IP and media publications, includingrecent contributions to the Journal of IntellectualProperty Law and Practice and the Society forComputers and Law.
  3. 3. PROGRAMME9.00 Registration and Coffee 1.00 Questions and Discussion9.30 Chairman’s Welcome and Introduction 1.15 Lunch Jeremy Phillips, IP Consultant, Olswang LLP and IPKat weblog 2.15 Fashion and the Law - A Designer’s Perspective9.45 Fashion and Copyright n Encounters with infringers n Relevance of copyright to the fashion n Encounters with lawyers industry n Lessons learned - in hindsight n Review of recent copyright cases Jennifer Castoldi, ACID in Europe and the UK: how do they affect fashion? 3.00 Fashion Goods in Transit: Where Are n Limitations on copyright and problems We Now? faced when relying on it. n Current and proposed EU Regulations Iona Harding, Baker & McKenzie and detention of infringements at the EU border10.30 Fashion and Trade Marks n Review of EU and UK case law n How far can trade mark registration n What can fashion brands do to minimise protect fashion? their problems? n Recent law and practice on trade Alice Gould, Harrison Goddard Foote marks - how does it affect fashion? Melanie McGuirk, Pannone LLP and 3.45 Tea Heather Lawrence, 11 South Square 4.00 Is There Morality in Advertising 11.15 Coffee Fashion to the Young? n Legal controls11.30 Intellectual Property, Business, n Self-regulation Economic Reality and Fashion Rebecca Chong, Institute of n Fashion as a business proposition Practitioners in Advertising n What the fashion sector needs to know about the economics of IP 4.45 Discussion and Chairman’s Summary n Fashion leader or me-too competitor: who should fare better? 5.00 Conference Close Dr Nicola Searle, University of Abertay Dundee12.15 Fashion and Design Law n Registered and unregistered designs, EU and UK: a brief introduction n Unfathomable, unnavigable, unreliable? Europe’s design regime n Sorting out design disputes: how many ways? Aaron Wood, BriffaFORTHCOMING CONFERENCESData Protection: Major Developments - 24 October For further information visit www. or telephone our bookings team on: 0121 362 7705
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