SOURCE: Fashion Group Philadelphia

Fashion Group Philadelphia

July 18, 2012 11:51 ET

Christian Louboutin vs YSL: Fashion Group Philly to Hold Protecting the Brand Business Forum on Design, Copyright, and Trademark Issues

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwire - Jul 18, 2012) - Fashion Group International Philadelphia will present a design, copyright, and trademark law discussion, "Protecting the Brand," Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm, at the Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg office, 1835 Market Street, 14th Floor, Philadelphia, PA.

With charges of counterfeiting, plagiarism, and trademark infringement in the fashion industry currently being decided in the courts, there's no better time for a discussion on legal and branding issues.

Legal and branding experts participating in the evening's panel discussion, (7:00 pm to 7:50 pm) include:

  • Barbara Kolsun, General Counsel, Stuart Weitzman LLC;
  • Guillermo Jimenez, Professor, International Trade and Marketing, Fashion Institute of Technology;
  • Lisa A. Lori, Partner, Klehr, Harrison, Harvey, Branzburg, LLP; and
  • Kirk Widra, Professor, Fashion Marketing, Art Institute of Philadelphia.

Prior to the panel discussion, from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, attendees will have the opportunity to network and preview fall 2012 fashion trends. Evening includes cheese and wine. A question and answer session will directly follow the moderated panel discussion. Tickets to the event are $20 for FGI members, $40 for non-members, and $10 for students with ID.

For tickets, contact TicketLeap: http://fgiphiladelphia.ticketleap.com/protecting-the-brand-2/.

Fashion Group International is a global, non-profit, professional organization with 5,000 members in the fashion industry including apparel, accessories, beauty and home.

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