FLB Host 8th Fashion Law Masterclass with Chanel Legal Counsel In London


On June 21st Fashion, Law and Business hosted the 8th annual Summer Fashion Law Masterclass at the distinguished Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design, in Central London. Designed to give attendees an understanding of the most important legal aspects of the fashion industry, participants had the opportunity to hear from experts on Fashion Law matters; from talks on protection of intellectual property, sustainability, e-commerce, and consumer protection to other related issues.

The impressive masterclass speaker line up included Lucy Aboulian, Head of Intellectual Property (Regional), CHANEL. Philippa Bailey, Intellectual Property Legal Counsel, CHANEL. Jeff Warren, Director of Brand Protection, EMEIA Burberry, Jack Randles, IP & Commercial Legal Counsel, Manolo Blahnik and Cassio Mosse, IP Partner, Mosse IP Brazil who supported the Fashion Law masterclass initiative and shared their insights and expertise with the attendees in a series of masterclass talks that gave participants a deep dive into some of the latest trends in the field of Fashion Law and what it takes to legally manage a globally successful fashion brand.

Chanel Legal Counsel spoke on the topic of protection, clearance and registration for luxury fashion brands and how to secure the protection you need. Burberry Legal Counsel shared with participants brand protection and enforcement strategies for IP rights in fashion and Manolo Blahnik Legal Counsel talked on contemporary legal issues in fashion; including online Influencer marketing, social media and consumer protection issues and Cassio Mosse of Mosse IP law firm Brazil - discussed e-commerce and distribution matters and fashion brands.

Lucy Aboulian, Head of Intellectual Property (Regional) and Philippa Bailey, Intellectual Property Legal Counsel of    CHANEL    speaking to attendees at FLB’s summer Fashion Law Masterclass, 2019

Lucy Aboulian, Head of Intellectual Property (Regional) and Philippa Bailey, Intellectual Property Legal Counsel of CHANEL speaking to attendees at FLB’s summer Fashion Law Masterclass, 2019

The masterclass included a diverse crowd of 40 selected participants (UK home based and overseas) with attendees that flew in from Dubai, USA, France, Spain, Holland, Poland and beyond and the day concluded with a Champagne drinks and networking session with the event host and guest speakers.


Why attend?

Bridging the gap between fashion, law and business since 2013, as a part of the masterclass programme, you will have access to a reputable array of industry speakers. Past industry speakers include at LVMH European Legal Counsel, Conde Nast Legal Counsel, Chanel Legal Counsel among others. Not only will participants receive a masterclass from the experts who will share their experiences of growing some of the most internationally renowned fashion brands, but they will also gain the unique opportunity to discuss practical matters on fashion law in an environment celebrated for being dedicated to fashion. 

Where does everything take place?

This one-day masterclass happens three times a year and takes place at the host organisation of The Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design, based in Central London.

Next masterclass date?

Our highly acclaimed Fashion Law Masterclass will be held in 29th November 2019.

Masterclass Benefits:

These masterclasses are aimed at providing fashion entrepreneurs, brands and professionals with key practical advice on building and sustaining a fashion business. The day will provide answers to the key issues designers need to know on how to protect and secure their brand.

Are refreshments included?

The event includes continental breakfast, morning tea/coffee, and lunch. It concludes in an exclusive networking session over champagne.

What is the dress code?

Masterclass dress code: Smart/Casual

For more details and how to register for this event: Go to www.fashionlawbusiness.com/masterclass