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Legal Issues in the Fashion Industry

Date: Thursday, December 17, 2015 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Venue: Honors Room / Minnesota State Bar Association  Minneapolis, MN United States  Get Directions
Total Price: $15.00

Deadline to Register:  Monday, December 14, 2015

New York City Entertainment and IP attorney Diana J. Basso, Esq. is visiting Minneapolis to share her insights and experience related to the unique legal challenges facing the fashion industry.  Topics of discussion will include:

• General background on tracking design trends and business deals.
• Structuring successful licensing programs and navigating disputes.
• Managing trademark/copyright enforcement programs.
• Employment legal challenges related to contracting fashion models.
• Manufacturing issues and the administration of human rights compliance programs.

Why attend?
Meet industry insider Diana J. Basso, Esq. and discuss your questions about intellectual property rights in the fashion industry.

Who may attend?
Members of the MSBA, law students, the public.

Lunch will begin at Noon, followed by the CLE program from 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.  Special meal requests need to be received no later than Monday, December 14. 

Program Chair:

Kelly M. Dougherty, MSBA Arts & Entertainment Vice Chair, attorney at Trepanier MacGillis Battina P.A.


Diana J. Basso, Esq., entertainment, copyright, fashion and media attorney, and award-winning former media executive. More information about Diana J. Basso is available at

CLE Credit: 

1.0 Standard CLE credit approved |  Event Code: 213194  


Art & Entertainment Law Section:  Free
MSBA Member but not a member of the Art & Entertainment Law Section:  $10.00
Non-MSBA Members:  $15.00
Law Students:  Free
New Admittees (Attorneys Admitted to the Minnesota Bar after January 1, 2015):  Free 

Join the Art & Entertainment Law Section:   MSBA members who are not members of the section can join the section & attend this event for FREE.  Click here to add the section to your membership and then contact Sue Bores to register for this meeting at no charge.

Remote Participation: 

Remote attendance is available.  Please indicate that you will attend remotely when registering.  Instructions will be sent via e-mail on Wednesday, December 16.

To register with a check, please mail in this registration form.

Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy.

Questions? Contact Sue Bores | 612-278-6325

No sessions have been associated with this event.