Save the Date! UC Hastings is Hosting the First Ever West Coast Fashion Law Symposium!

Hey Friends!

UC Hastings Fashion Art & Design Society cordially invites you to our upcoming fashion law symposium on February 28. Fashion presents unique challenges to the legal world. Join us for a day of stimulating presentations by practitioners, in-house counsel and academics, with ample opportunity for discussions and networking during coffee breaks and the post-conference reception.

8:30 – 9:00: Registration (beverages and pastries provided)

9:00 – 9:15: Welcome (Ashli Weiss – Founder and President of UC Hastings Fashion, Art & Design Law Society)

9:15 – 9:45: State of Fashion Law Address (Susan Scafidi- Founder & Academic Director, Fashion Law Institute)

9:45 – 10:30: Keynote Speaker (Barbara Kolsun – General Counsel at Stuart Weitzman LLC)

10:30 – 10:45: Break (beverages provided)

10:45 – 12:00: Counterfeit on the Web Panel
Terri Chen – Director of Trademark at Google; Lawrence Siskind – Member and co-founder of Harvey Siskind LLP; Thomas Onda – Chief Counsel of Brand and Global Intellectual Property at Levi Strauss & Co.; Paolo Beconcini – Partner at Carroll, Burdick & McDonough LLP

12:00 – 1:00: Lunch (provided)

1:00 – 2:15: Social Media and Fair Use Panel
Brad Carrick – Partner at Lord Bertram; Gregory Lemmons – Partner at Lord Bertram; Ali Grace Marquart – Partner at Marquart & Small, LLP; Uduak Oduok – Partner & Attorney at Ebitu Law Group, P.C.; Laurie Mueller – Product Manager at Facebook, Inc.

2:15 – 2:30: Break (beverages provided)

2:30 – 3:45: Keynote Speaker (Staci Jennifer Riordan – Partner at Fox Rothschild LLP, Executive Director and Professor of Loyola Law School’s Fashion Law Institute)

3:45 – 4:00: Break (beverages provided)

4:00 – 5:15: Design Patents and 3d Printing Panel
Katie Maksym – Director of Design Patents at Nike, Inc.; Dana Beldiman – Partner at Carroll, Burdick & McDonough LLP and Professor at UC Hastings;
Sarah Burstein – Associate Professor of Law at The University of Oklahoma; Mark Lemley – Director of Stanford University’s Law, Science & Technology

5:15 – 5:30: Closing Remarks (Dana Beldiman – Partner at Carroll, Burdick & McDonough LLP and Professor at UC Hastings)

6:00 – 7:00: Reception in Tower (appetizers and beverages/spirits provided)

*Subject to Change

All are welcome! Admission is FREE.
MCLE Credit Available.

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Hope to see you there!

Most Sincerely,

UC Hastings Fashion Art & Design Society


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