Working Agenda

Luxury Law New York Summit
Wednesday, November 14th 2018 – New York

08:15  Morning Refreshments & Registration

08:50  Welcome & chair’s opening remarks

Barbara Kolsun, Professor of Fashion Law and Director, Cardozo’s FAME (Fashion Arts Media and Entertainment) Program
Frederick Mostert, Chair, Digital Communications Centre, Kings College, London; Former Chief Intellectual Property Counsel and Chief Legal Counsel of luxury group Richemont.

09:00  Luxury global trends in a disruptive world

From See Now, Buy Now to robotics and AI, how is the business of luxury interacting with the world of technology?

09:30  Global Trends: The business of champagne

Jim Clerkin, CEO, Moet Hennessy America

09:50  Global Trends: The Fashion Zone Panel

Chair: Barbara Kolsun, Professor of Fashion Law and Director, Cardozo’s FAME (Fashion Arts Media and Entertainment) Program
GC Panel:
Phillips Nazro, General Counsel, Marc Jacobs
Kelly Koyama, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Louis Vuitton America
Lindsay Shain, Vice President & Senior Counsel, The Estée Lauder Companies

10:30  Luxury Tech

Roxanne Elings, Partner, DWT

11.00 Refreshments and networking

Breakout sessions: choose one from the following hot topics in luxury

11:30  Session One, hosted by Baker McKenzie

Sustainability is here to stay – how can technology help achieve your goals?

Samuel Kramer, Partner, Baker & McKenzie
Teresa Michaud, Partner, Baker & McKenzie
Jonathan Coker, Partner, Baker & McKenzie

12:15  Luxury Takeaways

Your opportunity to hear the key learnings from the morning’s breakout sessions

12:50  Lunch and networking

14:00  The Jetsetters: The world of luxury travel:

14:20  M&A in the world of luxury

Chair: Elnaz Zarrini, Associate, Morrison & Foerster
Grace Fu, Executive Vice President of Human Resources, General Counsel and Secretary, Barneys New York
Rick Perkal, CEO, Firelight
Tracy Bacigalupo, Partner, Morrison & Foerster
Jeffrey Hellman, Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, PVH Corp.

14:50  Securing Luxury: How to avoid a cyber crisis

Alex Urbelis, Partner, Blackstone Law Group

15:05 Refreshments 

15:30  Anti-Counterfeiting Wars: A global approach

Dawn Buonocore Atlas, Vice President, Enforcement & Assistant General Counsel, Calvin Klein & Chair, IACC


16:30  What’s in a name? Eponymous Fashion Brands

Chair: Douglas Hand, Hand Baldachin Amburget
Steven Alan, Designer, Steven Alan
Peter Som, Designer, Peter Som
Ruthie Davis, Designer, Ruthie Davis

Chairpersons summing up

Close of conference and networking drinks