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Blank Rome’s Matthew Homyk to Speak at Villanova’s 3rd Annual Fashion Law Symposium with Executives from Top Fashion Brands

Blank Rome LLP Associate Matthew Homyk will speak at Villanova’s 3rd Annual Fashion Law Symposium on Friday, February 24, 2017, at the Villanova School of Law. Sponsored by the Villanova’s Fashion Law Society and the John F. Scarpa Center for Law and Entrepreneurship, this symposium brings together fashion experts and trendsetters in the industry, including Lee Sporn of Michael Kors Holdings Limited, Susan Posen of Z LLC/Zac Posen, and Julie Zerbo of The Fashion Law.

Mr. Homyk’s panel, “The Latest Trends Affecting the Internet’s Impact on the Fashion Industry,” will discuss the issues and challenges facing fashion companies as well as individual designers due to the growth of the Internet and social media. Topics include technology, e-commerce, advertising, marketing, consumer protection, and privacy and data security for a fashion company. In addition, this panel will address counseling a fashion client’s use of social media platforms. To learn more about the Fashion Law Symposium, please click here.

At Blank Rome, Mr. Homyk concentrates his practice on intellectual property matters and related business issues confronting companies and individuals in many industries, ranging from fashion, e-commerce, social networking, insurance, musical instruments, and building materials. He uses his experience in web design, social networking, web analytics, and search engine optimization to provide high-level Internet business counseling to clients in conjunction with traditional patent, trademark, and copyright services. Mr. Homyk represents domestic fashion brands on trademark registration and counseling and counterfeit enforcement.