Fashion Law seminar – Thursday 23 November 2017

On 23 November Fashion Law Group, Fox Williams LLP will hold its annual Fashion Law seminar at 10 Finsbury Square, London EC2 1AF.

This year the panel will look at:

  • managing reputational risk to your brand on social media
  • ‘urban myths’ and design infringement
  • what you need to do to comply with the changes in data protection law which will take effect in May 2018

DateThursday 23 November 2017
Registration and breakfast: 8.30 am
Seminar begins: 9.00 am
Seminar ends: 10.30 am followed by refreshments and networking
Venue10 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1AF

We shall also be joined by our guest speaker Andrew Jakins, founder and partner of corporate finance boutique Highstead Partners, who will be sharing his expertise and insights into investment in fashion businesses and current industry deals.

Our panel of experts at this year’s Fashion Law seminar will specifically address:

Looking to attract investment or to sell?

Thinking of attracting investment to expand or as a step to taking some money off the table or simply to selling and heading off to Bali is always attractive. But it is important to be aware of the current market, choose your timing carefully, and appreciate how an investor will look at your business.

Andrew Jakins, founder and partner, Highstead Partners tells you what are the current trends for fashion owners looking to attract investment or sell and the key deals taking place.

Using social media in today’s market?

Fashion businesses are at the forefront of using social media – and in encountering problems in such use: whether it is a question of fake Instagram accounts, postings being copied, or fake reviews.

Rosie Burbidge, specialist IP senior associate, Fox Williams tells you what you need to know to ensure that you are not caught out. Rosie tweets regularly from @rosieburbidge

Pushing the seams on designs?

Urban myths continue to do the rounds not least because it is claimed that as there are “no new designs, a claim of infringement is nothing to worry about”. But urban myths are just myths.

Simon Bennett, specialist IP partner, Fox Williams tells you what you need to know to ensure that you are not caught out.

How will your use of personal data measure up?

The start of the new data protection regime is fast approaching. But still many businesses have failed to take steps to ensure that from May 2018 they will comply with the General Data Protection Regulation.

Nigel Miller, specialist data protection and cybersecurity partner, Fox Williams tells you what you need to know to ensure that you are not caught out.

Chair: Stephen Sidkin, partner and chair of Fashion Law Group at Fox Williams LLP.

The seminar will be lively and there will be a great opportunity to network with others from the fashion industry.

To reserve your place, please email: events@foxwilliams.com.

Chair
Fashion Law Group
Fox Williams LLP

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