IFDA NY Webinar Aug. 5 – Designing Your Future: A Legal Framework to Empower your Business

Designing Your Future: A Legal Framework to Empower your Business.

  • What happens if my installer tests positive for coronavirus?
  • Who actually owns my designs when I license them?
  • How do I stop someone from stealing my ideas?
  • What exactly is a trademark?
  • Do I need permission to incorporate this image into my work?

Join Seth Kaplowitz, managing partner of Kaplowitz Firm and Garette Johnson as they offer guidance and answer your legal questions in the age of COVID.

Designers and creators will walk away with an understanding of how a legal framework can support them in navigating the future of their businesses and gain insight into the ways contracts, intellectual property and licensing agreements operate in the real world.

Wednesday, August 5th
11:00 AM

About Seth Kaplowitz:
Seth founded Kaplowitz Firm in 2012 in order to bring his practical and legal experience directly to businesses and entrepreneurs. The practice is focused on working with lifestyle brands, creatives and design professionals.  Working with clients in different industries and of varying stages of growth – from AD100 designers to clothing and apparel start-ups – Seth brings both a substantial volume of legal experience as well as a commercially-oriented private equity background to clients, which enables him to provide both legal and strategic operational advice.   He has over 20 years of experience as an attorney practicing at international law firms and as in-house counsel to an international private equity firm. Seth has advised on, structured and executed commercial transactions throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Africa and South America.

About Garette Johnson:
Garette is a Creative Strategist, and Visual Designer at Garrott Designs with over a decade of brand development expertise across fashion, interiors, consumer insights and lifestyle industries.  As an independent consultant, Garette informs future facing projects that support brand growth with international, private and corporate clients. Garrette’s ability to connect disparate ideas, people and industries has been her greatest contribution to our IFDA board and community. She is also the 2019 recipient of the IFDAEF Valerie Moran Grant awarded for her professional research of futures studies and urban design in Copenhagen, Denmark. Contact Garette at garrott@garrottdesigns.com and via LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/garette-johnson-a306497/

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The International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA), founded in New York City in 1947 with 11 chapters worldwide, provides a professional forum for communication and interaction among its high-profile members. The IFDA, a not-for-profit volunteer-run association, also promotes career advancement and educational opportunities and is structured to increase public awareness of the furnishings and design industry through specialized programming, networking and service to the community.