Managing and Protecting your Luxury Brand in Europe

by Retail, Luxury & Consumer Club


Wed, Nov 16, 2011

4 PM – 7 PM

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As a sponsor of Walpole, the law firm Charles Russell have invited a limited number of London Business School community members & alumni to their series of legal seminars in which they present and informally discuss key legal and commercial issues with a panel of experts from the legal and financial centres across Europe with a particular focus on luxury and retail.

***Given the limited number of seats available, we ask that alumni and students launching companies limit their attendance to only one representative from each entity***

This event will provide both topical information on recent cases and regulations as well as an insight into current issues affecting the luxury brands market and feature representatives from several leading firms of lawyers and accountants in addition to international industry experts.

Topics will include:

• The British influence on luxury goods
• How is London's luxury retail sector continuing to prosper?
• Management of employees in the retail sector - including the consequences of getting it wrong! (an Italian law perspective)
• Use of unfair competition laws to protect unregistered IP rights (a French law perspective)
• Protecting your label and brand - proactive and holistic strategies (a UK IP perspective)
• Valuation of your luxury brand (a UK accountant's perspective)
• The validity of exclusive distribution agreements for luxury products (a Swiss law perspective)

Speakers will include:

• James Sherwood - Author, Style Historian and Broadcaster
• Mark Henderson - Savile Row Bespoke and Gieves & Hawkes
• Davide Boffi - Ughi e Nunziante
• Emmanuel Bouttier - Deprez Guignot & Associaés
• Richard Heap - Kingston Smith 
• Rayan Houdrouge - Lenz & Staehelin
• Kate O'Rourke - Charles Russell
• Edward Craig - Charles Russell (Chair)

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