Photo of Frances Hadfield
Photo credit: Bernard Spragg (Flickr)
Photo credit: Bernard Spragg (Flickr)

On February 10, 2017, the Federal Bar Association will host a day-long Fashion Law Conference at Parsons School of Design (Starr Foundation Hall in the New School’s University Center) during New York Fashion Week!

Please join Crowell & Moring’s Frances Hadfield and Preetha Chakrabarti, as well as a host of other speakers and experts, for our cutting-edge fashion law panels. Speakers include in-house counsel from The Estee Lauder Companies, Inc., Google, Macy’s, and Westfield Corp.

Topics cover corporate responsibility and sustainability, wearable technology, influence marketing, false advertising and the FTC, and employment law issues affecting the fashion industry. Preetha Chakrabarti is on a panel entitled: “Corporate Responsibility: Child Labor and Sustainability: Overview of international treaties and U.S. laws affecting child labor and sustainability issues.”

We are fortunate to have written opening remarks provided by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and Professor Barbara Kolsun, Professor of Practice and Co-Director of Fashion, Arts, Media & Entertainment (FAME) Law Center at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law—and one of the foremost thought leaders in the field of fashion law—as our luncheon keynote speaker.

If you are interested in joining legal professionals and industry representatives in New York City for this exciting conference (and of course plenty of networking opportunities!), please visit the event page to register. We look forward to seeing you there!

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On February 12, 2016, the Federal Bar Association will host a day-long Fashion Law Conference at Parsons School of Design (Starr Foundation Hall in the New School’s stunning new University Center) on the last day of New York Fashion Week!

Speakers include in-house counsel from The Estee Lauder Companies, Inc., Tiffany & Co., New York & Company, and Global Brands Group.

Topics include cover anti-counterfeiting, FTC and trademark considerations, ethical sourcing and labor issues, the regulatory framework of labeling and disclosure, mergers/acquisitions and antitrust considerations, and the current legal issues in e-commerce and mobile apps.

We are privileged to have the Honorable Claire R. Kelly from the U.S. Court of International Trade provide opening remarks, and Professor Susan Scafidi, Academic Director of the Fashion Law Institute—and one of the foremost leaders in the field of fashion law—as our luncheon keynote speaker.

Please join Crowell & Moring’s, Cheryl Falvey, Chahira Solh, Frances Hadfield and a host of other speakers and experts for our cutting-edge fashion law panels (and of course plenty of networking opportunities). We look forward to seeing you there!

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