Paris Fashion Law Conference

Paris Fashion Law Conference

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Friday, September 29
4:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Opening Remarks

  • Celine Bondard, Cabinet Bondard
  • Olivera Medenica, Medenica Law PLLC
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Panel I: Fashion Innovation - Breaking Barriers
This panel features two attorneys, a leading French fashion blogger, and a technology start-up. The purpose of the panel is to frame the legal analysis around the latest fashion innovation issues. The blogger and tech startup will discuss the latest tools and inventions, and the legal pitfalls and issues will be analyzed both from a French and US perspective. The discussion will also include a prospective analysis of where the legal landscape in both countries might go given the political climate.

  • Celine Bondard, Cabinet Bondard
  • Olivera Medenica, Medenica Law PLLC
  • Noémie Balmat,
  • Representative from Cypheme
6:15 - 7:15 p.m. Panel II: Product Launch - Tackling Challenges from Start-up to Famous Brands
This panel will discuss some of the most salient topics relating to a product launch, new developments in the laws, such as the new federal trade secret law in the United States, and general other considerations in France and the EU, including intellectual property considerations.

  • Celine Bondard, Cabinet Bondard
  • Marie Eger, Intellectual Property Counsel, Maus Freres
  • Maria Vathis, Bryan Cave
  • Paola Gelato, Studio Legale, Jacobacci & Associati
  • Sofia Bernardin, Resee
7:30 - 8:15 p.m.

Panel III: Facing the Future - Modern Day Challenges in Fashion Shows
This panel will address the latest issues in presenting fashion shows, from clearing licenses and governmental permissions, to navigating publicity and model contracts.

  • Celine Bondard, Cabinet Bondard
  • Olivera Medenica, Medenica Law PLLC
  • Caroline Sarah-Ellenberg, Legal Counsel, Réunion des Musées Nationaux
  • Representative from IMG Paris

Contact Heather Gaskins if you are interested in sponsoring this conference.
September 29, 2017
Lafayette Plug and Play
32 Rue du Paradis
75010 Paris

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