Sheppard Mullin’s Art and Fashion, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Social Media Essentials New York Fashion Week Legal Seminar

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Sheppard Mullin Ricther & Hampton, LLP is one of the few firms in the USA that specializes in fashion law; representing brands like Marc Jacobs, Louis Vuitton among many. The firm puts on really useful legal seminars for fashion law practitioners and industry professionals each New York fashion week season. For this fall, they’ve got an upcoming seminar definitely worth checking out; the details of which you will find below.

I particularly like that social media is becoming a common topic at fashion conferences and now fashion law seminars. I believe for both fashion law and fashion industry professionals, we live in exciting times and the three intersection of fashion, law and technology can only raise really intriguing, innovative opportunities for all; and of course let’s not forget the inevitable litigation.

“10th Fashion Week Event
2011: Art and Fashion, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Social Media Essentials
February 17, 2011
The Penn Club of New York, NYC

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When Art and Fashion Collide: Is It Art or Infringement?
What Fashion Apparel and Beauty companies need to know about whether the use of trademarks and copyrights as part of artistic works constitutes an infringement or not.

Fashionable Mergers: What You Need to Know About Mergers and Acquisitions?
As acquisitions heat up in the industry, this program provides insights for both targets and acquirers in the fashion apparel and beauty industry.

Social Media and Customer Data 101: What You Need to Know About Online Consumers and You:
What are the basics companies need to know regarding gathering and using customer data.

Thursday, February 17, 2011
5:30 – 6:30 Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres
6:30 – 8:00 Program

The Penn Club of New York
30 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036

Questions? Please contact Amy Romaker at (858) 720-7403 or

This program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 1.5 credit hours which may be applied toward the Skills requirement, and is suitable for both transitional and non-transitional attorneys.”


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