NEW YORK – Oct. 2, 2018 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP and Swedish intellectual property law firm IPQ will co-host a seminar on influencer marketing, intellectual property, and GDPR issues affecting the fashion and retail industries in the United States and the EU, Oct. 9, 2018. Greenberg Traurig Shareholders Danielle N. Garno (Miami, Fashion & Litigation Practice), Bina Palnitkar (Dallas, Trial Practice), and Steven J. Wadyka, Jr. (Washington, D.C., Intellectual Property & Technology Practice) will co-lead the discussion at Condé Nast headquarters in New York.
At the seminar, attorneys from Greenberg Traurig and IPQ will discuss the impact of current laws and regulations on the use of social media influencers, what is on the horizon for this increasingly popular method of marketing, and an update on intellectual property and GDPR issues facing the fashion and retail industries. To register for the seminar, click here.
On Sept. 11, 2018, Garno and Wadyka represented Greenberg Traurig in Stockholm at another event co-hosted with IPQ covering the same subject matter.
Garno focuses her practice on issues faced by the fashion community, including start-up phase and commercial advice, intellectual property such as trademark and copyright infringement, social media marketing, advertising, anti-counterfeiting, as well as employment and general business litigation. She also handles complex civil litigation matters with an emphasis on white collar defense and fraud actions.
Palnitkar is a trial lawyer whose practice focuses on resolving complex business and intellectual property disputes through litigation, arbitration, and alternative dispute resolution. She has broad experience handling breach of contract, trademark infringement litigation, anti-counterfeiting enforcement, international FCPA compliance matters, medical malpractice defense for health care entities, fraud, tortious interference, and theft of trade secrets.
Wadyka focuses his practice on the protection, enforcement, and defense of intellectual property rights. He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in trademark infringement, copyright infringement, trade dress infringement, trademark dilution, false advertising, anti-counterfeiting, and unfair competition litigation in federal courts throughout the United States.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP:
Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2018 Am Law Global 100. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.
IPQ is a law firm that focuses on business law, patents, trademarks and standards as well as IP strategy. They are based in Stockholm, Sweden. Web: https://www.ipq.se