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MarkMonitor and American Apparel and Footwear Members to Participate in FN Platform at WWD MAGIC

Panel of brand experts to discuss best practices in digital risk management and brand protection

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 7, 2012 – MarkMonitor®, the global leader in enterprise brand protection, today announced that Frederick Felman, chief marketing officer of MarkMonitor, will moderate a panel discussion at WWD MAGIC featuring apparel and footwear powerhouses Levi Strauss & Co. and Deckers Outdoor Corporation as well as intellectual property experts from Steptoe and Johnson LLP.

The panel will address how brands adapt to evolving digital risks and opportunities to grow their e-commerce channels while protecting their brands online. The panel will also discuss how the radical expansion of the domain naming system, with the introduction of new top-level domains, could benefit or hinder e-commerce growth and revenue.

The international gathering place for apparel, accessories and footwear industry professionals, WWD MAGIC gathers tens of thousands of attendees worldwide twice each year to discover and tackle the most relevant issues in the forefront of the fashion industry.


Frederick Felman, chief marketing officer, MarkMonitor
Brian Winterfeldt, Esq., partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Eric Mueller, director, Global Anti-Counterfeiting, Levi Strauss & Co.
Leah Evert-Burks, director of brand protection, Deckers Outdoor Corporation


American Apparel and Footwear Association Presents the “Dynamic” Internet: Growing Traffic and Revenue by Reducing Risk and Managing Change


Monday, February 13, at 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. PT


Las Vegas Convention Center, Room S231


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