The Entertainment, Arts, Sports
Law and Intellectual Property Law Societies are proud to
"Knocked Off:" A Discussion About the Design Piracy Prohibition
Act (HR 2196) and the Intellectual Property Issues Facing the
American Fashion Design Industry
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
5:45 – 8 p.m.
The Mattone Family Atrium
Barton P. Beebe
Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
Author of the forthcoming Harvard Law Review article,
"Intellectual Property Law and the Sumptuary Code"
Kenneth P. Kopelman
Partner, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Program Chair of the annual New York City Bar Association’s
"Lawyering In the Fashion Industry: A Practical Guide to Licensing,
Trademark Protection & Other Industry Issues"
Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law
Author of Who Owns Culture? Appropriation and Authenticity in
American Law and fashion and intellectual property blog,
Professor of Law, St. John’sSchool of Law
Awarded the "Best New Professor, 2008-2009" by the St. John’s
School of Law Student Bar Association and author of the article,
"The (Boundedly) Rational Basis of Trademark Liability: Reconciling
the Federal Trademark Dilution Act and the Lanham Act"
Refreshments will be served.