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Attorneys Jess M. Collen and Kristen A. Mogavero will discuss legal issues relevant to the marketing of luxury goods and services with an emphasis on intellectual property protection and enforcement. In addition, they will review aspects of the law related to restrictions on distribution. They will also present on recent developments in advertising law relevant to luxury goods and services, including the Federal Trade Commission’s recent scrutiny and enforcement regarding disclosures for native advertisements, such as paid social media posts and endorsements.

Collen IP is a premier intellectual property law firm, boasting a broad client base in the United States and overseas, from multi-national luxury goods makers and entertainment industry leaders to start-up technology ventures and local businesses. Collen IP is widely recognized for its many successes in launching brands, advising on marketing strategies, and protecting valuable intellectual property rights.


Jess Collen is well known for his expertise in the field of trademark law. He has been active in international IP practice for over 30 years, representing clients in intellectual property matters including Trademark, Copyright, Anti-Counterfeiting, Patent Litigation, and Licensing.  Trademark Insider magazine has recognized him as one of the Top 50 Trademark Attorneys in the United States. For 2015, Jess has again been included in the annual listing of “New York Super Lawyers.”  Jess writes a column about IP law and policy for, and has served on the Board of Directors of the International Trademark Association.


Kristen A. Mogavero is an attorney working in the litigation department at Collen IP.  She represents and advises clients in a wide variety of intellectual property and advertising law matters.  Kristen’s litigation experience has involved matters of trademark infringement, false advertising, and unfair competition.  She has also represented clients in copyright and patent infringement matters.  She regularly represents clients before the USPTO in cancellation and opposition proceedings.  Kristen also advises clients on advertising issues, such as customer rewards programs, compliance with gift certificate laws, and cross-promotional campaigns.


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