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First International




Law Network

Madrid 21 Nov 2018

The meeting

 #IFLN 2018

On November 21, 2018 it produced the first international fashion law. Specialized lawyers from the fashion sector presented it from 10 countries took part, including Spain as host country. 

Taken part fashion designers, models, influencers, bloggers and other actors in the fashion and luxury industry. International organizations of intellectual property, advocacy and sustainable fashion also joined.


This meeting, organized by the Spanish Institute of Fashion Law (FLIS®), is the first world event of the “International Network of Fashion Law”, in which Spanish, Latin America, Portuguese, Russian and Turkish speakers will take part.

With a mixed and brief dynamic, the meeting will take place through three round tables and one brief presentations.

To know the topics of the presentations and round tables click here.


The speakers

Fashion Law Institute Argentina

Pamela Echeverria



Compliance at Fashion Law

Lawyer with orientation in Business Law, from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and has done a Master’s Degree in Intellectual Property from the Austral University, with WIPO. She is an Industrial Property Agent, developing her professional work as a lawyer on issues related to intellectual and industrial property in Argentina in her law firm Pamela Echeverría Lawyers.

She is the founder of the Fashion Law Institute in Argentina and Director of the blog “Law of Fashion”, (, the first and blog dedicated to the matter in Argentina.

Likewise, she has been coordinator with Susy Bello Knoll and André Mendes of the book “Moda, Luxo e Direito”, edited by El Dial.

He has collaborated in the drafting of the conclusions of the book “Law of fashion in Peru”, published by the Muñiz Study of Peru. Likewise, she has been the guest editor of the Argentine chapter in the “Ibero-American Fashion Law Guide”, published by ASIPI.



Criminal Law in Fashion Law

PhD student and Master in Criminal Law at Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Coordinator of the post-graduate program in Fashion Law at Faculdade Santa Marcelina. Specialist in Criminal Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Salamanca. Specialist in Economics and European Criminal Law at the Faculdade de Direito DA Universidade de Coimbra. Postgraduate degree in Fashion and Design from the Faculty of Santa Marcelina. Criminal Lawyer.

The Faculdade Santa Marcelina, renowned for its pioneering, tradition and training of professionals and creative entrepreneurs, created, in 2017, the first Brazilian post-graduate program in Fashion Law, coordinated by attorney Regina Ferreira, with a faculty composed of great names in law and fashion.

Fashion Law Brasil

Regina Ferrera
Los pies en el cemento

Fashion Law Colombia

Maria Juliana Marin



Commercial presence of a fashion brand in Colombia

María Juliana Marín Villarreal, is a Colombian lawyer, specializing in Commercial Law from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. She has a WIPO-certified specialist in Intellectual Property, and specialist in Fashion and Luxury Marketing and Communication from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Elle Magazine Spain. She is a Master’s degree in Fashion Law from the Centro de Estudios Garrigues in Madrid.

She teaches Fashion Law at LCI Bogotá and is a pioneer of Fashion Law in Colombia.




She focuses on Fashion Law, from 2016 to date she is the Director and Editor of the first Chilean Fashion Law Blog “Fashion Law Chile”: fashion law. Cl. She has also been a speaker in the years 2016 and 2018 at the International Fashion Law Seminar organized by the Universidad Mayor and the law journal LWLR. In addition, on two occasions the aforementioned LWYR magazine has published her articles on Fashion Law.

Fashion Law Chile

Maria Jose Gonzalez

Ana Paula Rodao


Founder of the Fashion Law and Design Consultancy FASHION LAW.

Notary Public

Attorney General of the University of the Republic.

Public Auctioneer UTU (Universidad del Trabajo del Uruguay). Graduated in 2006.

2003-2004 John XXIII Pre-University Institute


Uruguayan Association of Notaries.Representative of the Public Law Commission of the Uruguayan Association of Notaries.Representative of the Support Commission of Notaries Public of the Uruguayan Association of Notaries. Member of the Institute of Commercial Law of the Law School of the University of the Republic. Specialties: Fashion Law, Legal Aspects of the Creative Industries, Commercial Law, Intellectual Property, Contracts, Real Estate.

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Annalucia Fasson


Analucia Fasson, Master in Finance and Corporate Law at ESAN. Strategic leader with excellent decision-making and negotiation skills. She has excellent criteria and great creativity in the search for solutions. High level of responsibility, proactive, easy to learn, quick to adapt to change and results oriented. Can work under pressure with effective time management.


Joao Fraga


Law degree from the Portuguese Catholic University, Economics branch. Post-Graduation in Management. Master in Fashion Law. Master in Management and Taxation from the Institute of Financial and Fiscal Studies (IESF)

Civil and Commercial Mediator (recognized by the Portuguese Ministry of Justice)

Areas of action:

Legal and tax restructuring of companies

Mergers and acquisitions

Co-organizer of the first postgraduate course in Fashion Law at the Portuguese Catholic University.

Fashion Turquía

Irmak Yilmaz

A graduate of Galatasaray University with a master’s degree in psycholinguistics, Irmak’s thesis Yılmaz written in French on the combination of languages, fashion centers, current trends and management strategies of 286 fashion brands became the first study analyzed from this perspective in the world. Yilmaz also studied fashion management and marketing at the European Fashion Institute in Paris and was trained by Susanne Tide-Frater.

After working for several luxury brands in Turkey such as Vakko, Irmak Yilmaz became the founding partner of Brandcared, the first and only fashion management company in Turkey. Yılmaz is a consultant on management strategies for new fashion companies, retail brands and designers in the fashion sector, and a professor of fashion business administration at the Fashion Law Institute in Istanbul. Yilmaz’s articles on fashion management and strategy are published monthly in Harvard Business Review, Turkey.

After working for several luxury brands in Turkey such as Baku, Irmak Yilmaz became the founding partner of Brandcared, the first and only fashion management company in Turkey. Yılmaz is a consultant on management strategies for new fashion companies, retail brands and designers in the fashion sector, and a professor of fashion business administration at the Fashion Law Institute in Istanbul. Yilmaz’s articles on fashion management and strategy are published monthly in Harvard Business Review, Turkey.


Fashion Law Institute Turkey

Fashion Tech Lecture

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Alejandro Klock


CE Consulting Empresarial offers, through its national network of representative offices, comprehensive consulting services to professionals and companies on tax, accounting, legal and labor matters.

Since 2018 Alejandro is an ambassador of Fashion Law Institute Spain in Russia.


Anna Heich


Lawyer with experience in the fashion industry in Russia. Author of the book Fashion Law in Russia.

Artem Levedev


A lawyer of the well-known Russian designer, Slava Zaitsev. Presentation: round table No. 3.

Isabel Antón

Professor of Private International Law at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid since 2009, she has been a doctor of law since 2014, and her doctoral thesis with international mention got the highest grade and awarded an extraordinary prize in law. Accredited to the category of professor hired by the ANECA since September 2017, she is director of the course Fashion Law: International Law and Fashion and editorial secretary of the legal journal “Cuadernos de Derecho Transnacional”. Isabel has lectured and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in many masters.

Emilia Zaballos

Businesswoman and lawyer, I have been creating and transmitting a different way of embracing the challenges and achieving success as a renowned legal professional for 30 years. Founder and responsible for the significant business growth of the firm, ZABALLOS ABOGADOS in its different national/international forms, and in the legal and commercial areas.

Esperanza López

Lawyer in the Information Technology and Intellectual Property area of ECIJA. She has over 5 years of experience advising national and international companies on new technologies, intellectual property, internet, privacy and data protection, e-commerce and telecommunications. She is also in the recognized.As an External Expert of the Executive Service of thePrevention of Money Laundering (SEPBLAC).Bachelor of Laws.

Alberto Cabello

Practising lawyer, managing partner of AC&VM lawyers, specializing in commercial and civil law: business advice and business development.Arbitrator of CIMA for the Community of Madrid.He belongs to teaching teams from different universities and business schools, specialized in professional and managerial skills.President of the Young Lawyers Association (AJA-Madrid) Madrid Bar Association.

Rubén Gil is an expert in the monetization of prestigious brands. It opens new business avenues for brand owners and helps entrepreneurs find brands that boost their sales. He has more than 16 years of experience working in fields such as fashion, where he collaborates with Devota & Lomba or Roberto Torretta, television where he develops business for The Walking Dead brand, or Haute Cuisine, where he works with Paco Roncero. He is a professor in various Fashion and Cultural Industries Masters at the universities of Juan Carlos I and UFV, at the Escuela de Unidad Editorial and at the IMF Business School. He also regularly publishes articles on Licensing in the Harvard Deusto Business Review. He is an Executive MBA from Esade, PADEM from ISEM and MIBer from ISDI. He is the CEO and Founder of Enjoy Brand Licensing, and is currently working on a project to attract potential clients online and convert them offline with Devota & Lomba.

CEO Enjoy Branding

Ruben Gil

Licensing Expert

Legal Councel at Loewe

Jaime Lopez de Villarreal

  LOEWE Legal Councel since April 2017. Previously, I worked as a commercial lawyer at Ventura-Garcés & López-Ibor Abogados and in the Financial Law Department of PWC. Degree in Law and Business Administration and Management from the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM). I studied the Master in Corporate Law at the Instituto de Empresa. Languages: Spanish, English and French.

LOEWE is dedicated to the design, manufacture, distribution and sale of prêt-à-porter garments, luxury bags and leather goods for men and women, as well as top-of-the-range fashion accessories.

Lawyer of the General Courts and Lawyer.

He has been Director of International and Interparliamentary Relations and Director of Studies and Documentation of the Congress of Deputies. He has advised different legislative commissions of Parliament as well as the Central Electoral Board. 

He has chaired the Ruiz-Navarro&Abogados Law Firm since 1980. He specializes in civil and commercial law as well as administrative law, specifically in regulated sectors such as finance, public procurement, energy, telecommunications and digital technologies.

Professor of Civil Law at the Complutense University and of European Law at the Carlos III and San Pablo University –CEU in Madrid.

He is the author of various legal books and numerous articles in law magazines as well as a contributor to business newspapers.

He is a corresponding member of the Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation as well as various international university and scientific organizations.

Letrado de las Cortes

Jose Luis Ruiz-Navarro

Experto en Retail and Luxury Law

Enrique Ortega Burgos

Professor Enrique Ortega Burgos is one of the leading experts in commercial distribution, fashion and luxury law and franchising in Spain, since its creation he has directed the Corporate Master at ISDE and the M&A (mergers and acquisitions) Expert program and has been appointed as the best professor of Business Schools in Spain in 2017. Professor of Commercial Law at the Rey Juan Carlos University. Professor Ortega is Director of the yearbooks of Commercial, Administrative, Criminal and Civil Law of Tirant and the Director of the “Economic Sectors” Collection of the prestigious publisher Thomson Reuters Aranzadi, having published Major Treatises on Franchise, Commercial Distribution, Food & Beverage and Fashion. Law, among others. Founding president of the retail & franchise section of the Illustrious Bar Association of Madrid and regular collaborator with representative associations of companies in the retail sector as an independent expert, he acts as a permanent arbitrator in the Franchise, Food and Corporate Committees of various Courts and regularly publishes in blogs legal as

Abogada de Propiedad Industrial e Intelectual

Cristina Hernández- Martí

Cristina Hernández-Martí Pérez, lawyer, specialized in industrial and intellectual property litigation. Doctor of Law from the University of Valencia. LLM. In Munich Intellectual Property Law Center. Author of the book “The determination of damages in trademarks” and co-author of the “Ibero-American Fashion Law Guide” edited by ASIPI. She is a lawyer at Hernández Martí Abogados with offices in Barcelona and Valencia. Member of the ASIPI Fashion Law Committee and a member of INTA non-traditional brands.

Managing Partner - Jacobacci & Partners, S.L. (Spain) Management of the business affairs of the law firm.Identification and development of strategies.Office management and coordination.Head of Trademark and Design Division - Partner

Supervision, coordination and responsible for all the activity of the Trademark and Design Division. - Management and handling of brand and design files / issues, specialized inProcessing of European Union trademarks.-Professional relationship and business development - Attendance at major international intellectual property conferences.Member of ASIPI

Abogada de Propiedad

Industrial e Intelectual

Eleonora Carrillo Alamani

A lawyer specialized in industrial and intellectual property.Senior Associate at Uría Menéndez.President of the Fashion Law Section of the International Union of Lawyers (UIA

Abogada de Propiedad Industrial e Intelectual

Francisco Javier García Pérez


13 - 15 Hours


Welcome cocktail


18 - 19 Hours




15 - 18 Hours


Round tables


19 - 20 Hours






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