Speaker in Panel Session V – General IP – IP & Fashion: protect your style
Monday, September 19, 2016 from 09.00 to 10.30
Christopher V. Carani, Esq. is a partner at the US IP law firm McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd. He practices in all area of intellectual property law, including patents, designs, trademarks and copyrights. He is a well-recognized authority in the field of design law, having published and lectured extensively on the topic. In 2016, IAM Magazine included Chris in its IAM Patent 1000 referring to him as one of the U.S.’s “pre-eminent design law experts.” Chris has extensive experience working in the apparel, footwear and accessories industries. Chris is on faculty at Northwestern University School of Law as an Adjunct Professor teaching IP law. Chris was conferred his J.D. from The Law School at The University of Chicago. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Marquette University. Away from the law, Chris is a studied jazz musician playing upright bass on the Chicago jazz circuit.