Danielle Garno is a transactional and litigation attorney in Holland & Knight’s Miami office. She focuses her practice on issues faced by the fashion community, including startup phase and commercial advice, intellectual property such as trademark and copyright infringement, social media marketing, licensing, digital assets, advertising and marketing, as well as general business litigation. Danielle represents luxury brands and fashion clients of all sizes from startups to multinational, global brands, helping them navigate through legal issues as well as counseling them on growing and sustaining a successful brand. Danielle graduated cum laude Pepperdine University School of Law, and also graduated cum laude from University of Miami with a Bachelor of Arts.
Charles Hambro is the CEO & Co-founder of GEEIQ; a ‘Software-as-a-Service’ data platform with an enterprise solution defining metaverse strategies for brands. Charles and his team are responsible for overseeing the metaverse strategy of some of the world’s leading brands such as Gucci, Tommy Hilfiger and L’Oreal Group. The consistent measurable quality of GEEIQ’s data and projects has led to its cementation as being the go-to entity for brands wanting to make their mark in gaming, esports and Web3.
Nicola is General Counsel at Fnatic, the global esports performance brand. Nicola has brought to esports wide-ranging commercial experience from diverse industries (tech, live entertainment, media, sports) across multiple jurisdictions, having spent significant time in the Middle East and Far East. Fnatic Legal’s team of 3 supports a business that is one of the most successful esports brands of all time, with pro players competing at the top across 7 titles; with 5 global offices, Fnatic connects with a social media audience of over 35 million, and makes and sells award-winning performance equipment.
Vincent Helluy overseas Avisa Partners’ activities against illicit trade, providing clients with services to tackle counterfeiting, piracy, and related IP crimes. Before joining the firm, Vincent led for 12 years Content Protection strategies and operations for a leading European Pay-TV operator. He was responsible for developing international partnerships aiming at strengthening anti-piracy cooperation between the stakeholders of the audiovisual industry: broadcasters, movie studios, sport leagues and big tech companies. To this end, he oversaw the company’s onboarding in international Content Protection endeavors, including the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE), and the Audiovisual Anti-Piracy Alliance (AAPA).
John Watts heads Avisa Partners’s London office. John advises governments, corporations, NGOs and high-profile individuals on campaigns, communications and digital engagement. He works closely with clients throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East and South America. John was a Special Advisor to Prime Minister Tony Blair at 10 Downing Street as well as Director of Conferences and Events for the British Labour Party. John has managed communication and public affairs consultancies in the United Kingdom, Middle East and East Asia for 15 years working on elections and campaigns, country branding, crisis communications, litigation communications, cultural dialogue and public diplomacy.