2019 ANA/BAA Marketing Law Conference


Fish’s John McCormick (Boston) and Nancy Ly (San Diego) will lead two separate sessions at the 2019 Association of National Advertisers Brand Activation Association (ANA/BAA) Marketing Law Conference on November 4-6 in San Diego, CA.

Fish is also a proud sponsor of this CLE-accredited event, where attendees will receive practical, hands-on guidance on marketing and advertising law. Topics of discussion will include global privacy laws, marketing law issues facing entertainment companies, GDPR, the right of publicity, licensing agreements, and crisis management. Panel details are below.

Monday, November 4
11:40AM - 12:30PM

Breakout 3B: Unanticipated Trademark, Copyright, and IP Problems in Advertising

This session will provide an overview of IP issues arising in advertising and marketing campaigns. The panel will discuss key considerations and steps that should be taken from before work on the project begins through the launch and fallout of the advertisement/marketing campaign.

Moderator: John McCormick, Associate, Fish & Richardson


  • Jen Draffen, Senior Counsel, Pinterest
  • Brian Rideout, Counsel, The New York Times Company
  • Charles Herschel, Vice President & Senior Counsel, American Express Company

Tuesday, November 5
7:00 - 8:15AM

Breakfast Roundtable: Getting Nontraditional with Trademarks: What They Are and How to Advertise Them

Facilitator: Nancy Ly, Associate, Fish & Richardson

To learn more, or to register for the Marketing Law Conference, click here.

2019 ANA/BAA Marketing Law Conference
November 4-6, 2019
Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
333 W Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA