• Welcome to the 2021 Footwear IP Digital Summit

    The global footwear industry celebrated World Intellectual Property Day 2021 on April 26. During our Footwear IP Digital Summit, we heard from shoe industry experts, legal minds, and policy thought leaders working daily to combat IP theft and support our most innovative and fashionable products. Access our recorded webinars and resources to gain clear strategies to enhance your product protection initiatives.

  • Summit Agenda

    WEBINAR 1

    Opening Salvo – 2021 Footwear IP Industry Landscape Review

    Matt Priest, President & CEO, FDRA

    Thomas Crockett, Vice President, Government Affairs, FDRA

    WEBINAR 2

    Footwear IP 101 – Patents, Trademarks, and More with a Panel of Experts

    Janet Peyton, Partner, McGuire Woods

    Dunstan H. Barnes PhD, Partner, McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.

    John Evans PhD, Partner, Jones Day

    WEBINAR 3

    Providing Supply Chain Visibility to Prevent Counterfeiting – A new multi-industry, collaborative approach

    Pete Mento, Founder, Mento LLC

    Adel Chaveleh, Founder & CEO, Core Loop
    Matt Priest, President & CEO, FDRA

    WEBINAR 4

    Roundtable Shoe Brand IP Discussion

    Caroline de Baere, Footwear Industry IP Expert, Teaching Faculty, California College of the Arts

    Chloe Long, Director, Global Brand Protection, Capri Holdings Limited

    Heike Bhonsle, Global Intellectual Property Director, Crocs, Inc.

    VIDEO INTERVIEW

    IP Enforcement Trends with CBP Director Laurie Dempsey

    Laurie Dempsey, Director, IPR and E-Commerce Division Trade Policy & Programs, U.S. Customs & Border Protection, Office of Trade

  • Access 2021 Footwear IP Digital Summit Content

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    Webinars with a field of experts covering topics from industry landscape review to patents, trademarks, and more to how to prevent counterfeiting through supply chain visibility. We will also have a robust roundtable discussion on shoe brand IP.

    Key IP protection resources from our Policy Insights, topical episodes of our Kicks over Coffee and Shoe-In Shows, the latest IP Digest, and more.