Joseph J. Conklin

Joseph J. Conklin is Senior Vice President, Global Deputy General Counsel for Coty Inc.  Coty is a leading beauty company with annual sales of roughly $9 Billion per year.  Among many others, Coty products include fragrances manufactured under license from luxury brands such as Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs, Gucci, Burberry, Chloe and Hugo Boss, cosmetics sold under the OPI, Rimmel, Cover Girl and adidas brands and hair care products under the Clairol and Wella lines.  Mr. Conklin has been with Coty for 12 years.  His team is responsible for trademark, patent, brand protection and litigation initiatives for Coty worldwide as well as certain advertising, marketing, and departmental management matters.