• Fashion Law London past events

    Fashion Law London - Online Fashion: Getting It Right in the Covid-19 Era

    1 July 2020

    online

     

    Following the forced closure of brick and mortar stores due to the explosion of the Covid-19 pandemic, the relevance of e-commerce for fashion businesses has never been greater. Join Giulia Gasparin, Senior Legal Counsel at River Island, for 1-hour presentation covering online sales models and their respective contractual and regulatory frameworks. You will learn best practices to shape and adapt brands’ e-commerce strategy and practical tips to meet compliance while maximising revenue growth and containing costs.

    Fashion Law London - Fashion and IP: Covid, Brexit and Planning for the Future

    30 June 2020

    online

     

    Covid impacts everything from brand value and budgets to the importance of influencers… and just in case we had forgotten, Brexit is looming on the horizon. Join Rosie Burbidge, Partner at Gunnercooke LLP, for a review of the practical consequences associated with (i) Covid, (ii) recent IP cases such as Cofemel and SkyKick and (iii) the end of the Brexit transition period. You will learn what opportunities and strategies are available for the fashion industry at this uncertain time.

    Fashion Law London - Fashion and IP: Latest Developments

    29 June 2020

    online

     

    Significant developments have occurred in the IP field over the past few months, which will be having a substantial impact on the type and level of protection afforded to fashion creations, brands, and fashion houses’ most precious intangible assets alike. Join Dr Eleonora Rosati, Associate Professor in IP Law at Stockholm University and Of Counsel at Bird & Bird, to explore the latest protection trends: from the type of protection available to garments to that enjoyed by retail store layouts, from the registrability as trade marks of patterns, colours and shapes, to the protection available to shocking terms. You will learn what fashion houses and those advising them need to be aware of even before devising relevant IP protection strategies.

    Fashion Law London - The Spring/Summer Collection

    28 February 2020

    Private Club, Central London

     

    'Fashion Law London - The Spring/Summer Collection' is an event jointly organised by Giulia Gasparin (River Island), Eleonora Rosati (Stockholm University and Bird & Bird), and Rosie Burbidge (gunnercooke).

    It will focus on key developments in different areas of fashion law, including:

    • Tech and fashion
    • Counterfeiting
    • Protection of one's own image and likeness
    • Commercial technology and data protection compliance
    • Fashion franchising
    • Latest key judgments in the fashion law world

    Here's the detailed programme for the day:

     

    08:30-09:00: Registration and welcome

     

    09:00-09:45: Big Data, machine learning and AI in fashion: a technical perspective with Ijaz Akram (Mindmix)

     

    09:45-10:30: Big Data, machine learning and AI in fashion: a legal perspective with Eleonora Rosati and Giulia Gasparin

     

    10:30-10:50: Coffee break

     

    10:50-11:40: Contrasting counterfeits: The Alibaba IP Protection Programme with Graham Clemence (Alibaba)

     

    11:40-12:40: What’s in an image? A panel discussion on image/publicity rights, deep fakes, and celebrity holograms with Eleonora Rosati (moderator), Frederick Mostert (King's College), Kelsey Farish (DAC Beachcroft), and Hilary Atherton (Bird & Bird)

     

    12:40-13:30: Lunch

     

    13:30 - 14:40: Commercial technology and data protection compliance in online fashion: an update with Giulia Gasparin

     

    14:40-15.00: Coffee break

     

    15:00 - 15:45: Fashion franchising with Gordon Drakes (Fieldfisher)

     

    15:45 - 17:00: Fashion IP case law update with Eleonora Rosati and Rosie Burbidge

    Fashion Law London - The Autumn/Winter Review

    18 October 2019

    Private Club, Central London

     

    The Autumn/Winter Review provided by the Fashion Law London team (Rosie Burbidge, Giulia Gasparin and Eleonora Rosati) is the perfect opportunity to:

    • Catch up with the latest fashion (law) trends;
    • Hear from industry innovators, world-leading luxury law experts, and those behind the most disruptive fashion businesses
    • Join a frank and collaborative environment, where you are at the centre of the discussion

    Here's the programme for the day:

     

    8.30 - 9.00 am: Coffee, tea and welcome

     

    9.00 - 9.20 am: How to start a fashion brand with Joanna Dai (Founder of Dai)

     

    9.20 - 10.20 am: Fashion law in practice - recent case studies re copyright, passing off and unfair competition including an update on the Digital Single Market Directive (Directive 2019/790) with Eleonora Rosati

     

    10.20 - 10.40 am: Coffee break

     

    10.40 - 11:30 am Learning about Luxury with Frederick Mostert (King's College London)

     

    11.30 - 12:30 am: Fashion law in practice - recent case studies re trade marks and designs with Rosie Burbidge

     

    12.30 - 1.30 pm: Lunch

     

    1.30 - 2.15 pm: Fashion and technology: a panel discussion with Bilyana Georgeva (CEO at iConnect21), Morwenna White (CEO at Hyperwild) and Kam Chovet (Technology Director at FlowerBX).

     

    2.15 - 3.15 pm: E-commerce platforms: a comparison of the different technical solutions and analysis of the relevant regulatory framework with Giulia Gasparin

     

    3.15 - 3.35 pm: Coffee break

     

    3.35- 4.10 pm: How to handle influencers: a discussion with Fiona Thatcher (Swarovski)

     

    4.10 - 5.00 pm: AI, Blockchain and sustainability with Ijaz Akram (Mindmix)

     

    From 5.00 pm: Networking drinks

    Fashion Law London - 1-Day Residential Course

    1 May 2019

    Private Club, Central London

     

    This short course will allow participants to acquire an understanding of the most important legal issues facing the fashion sector, ranging from protection of immaterial assets to e-commerce, from contractual and employment issues to franchising and brand identity.

     

    PROGRAMME

     

    8:30 am - 9:00 am - Welcome and registration

     

    9:00 am - 9:45am - Introduction - What is fashion law?

     

    9:45 am - 10:45 am - Introducing designs, copyright, and trade marks and related forms of intellectual property (IP) protection (passing off/unfair competition and image rights)

     

    10:45 am - 11:00 am - BREAK

     

    11:00 am - 11:45 am - Designs, copyright, and confidential information: CASE STUDIES

     

    11:45 am - 12:30 pm - Trade marks and related forms of IP protection: CASE STUDIES

     

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm - LUNCH

     

    1.30 pm - 3:30 pm Fashion and e-commerce: IT infrastructure, customer journey and the use of data

    - Distribution models overview: online platform vs marketplace. Key aspects of the most used cloud computing contracts

    - Distance selling: consumer rights, digital marketing and data protection

     

    3:30 pm - 3:45 pm - BREAK

     

    3:45 pm - 4:45 pm - Disputes: Online vs offline and resolution strategies

     

    4:45 pm - 5 pm - Closing remarks

     

    5 pm - 18:30 pm - DRINKS and NETWORKING