Brand Protection & Anti-Counterfeiting Executive Roundtable

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Brand Protection & Anti-Counterfeiting Executive Roundtable

October 5, 2017 | W Chicago Lakeshore | Chicago, IL

Join like-minded Heads of Brand Protection for inspiration and insight, networking and learning, and proven strategies to improve your business practices.

Faculty Members Include

  • MARY CARRAGHER (Mondelez International), Chief Counsel, Global Marketing & Media
  • JOHN CHEEK (Tenneco Inc.), Chief Intellectual Property Counsel
  • ROBERT FUENZALIDA (LEGO Systems Inc.), Director, Corporate Security & Global Loss Prevention
  • DEBRA HUGHES (BlueCross BlueShield Association), Assistant General Counsel
  • BRIAN KRISTEL (Tiffany & Co.), Director, Investigations & Trademark Enforcement, Americas
  • KRISTEN MCCALLION (Fish & Richardson P.C.), Principal
  • NANCY MERRITT (MarkMonitor), Manager, Global Relationships
  • TANYA MIARI (McDonald’s Corporation), Senior Counsel
  • BRETT MILLAR (Fitbit, Inc.), Director Global Brand Protection
  • COURTNI MOORMAN (The J.M. Smucker Company), Director and Managing Counsel, Trademarks
  • KEVIN OLIVE (Underwriters Laboratories (UL)), Investigations Manager
  • CHARLES OLSCHANSKI (Tiffany & Co.), Senior Director, Investigations Services
  • RYAN ROBISON (SCOUT & FākR™), Founder and Managing Partner
  • CINDY SIMONSON (Mars Petcare), Senior Marketing Properties Specialist
  • SHARON SORKIN (Mars Wrigley Confectionery), Senior Counsel, Global Trademarks
  • MARLOU VAN DE BRAAK (Novagraaf), Director of Trademarks, Brand Development, and Designs
  • CYNTHIA WALDEN (Fish & Richardson P.C.), Principal


  • CYNTHIA WALDEN (Fish & Richardson P.C.), Principal

Advisory Board:

  • ANDREW LOVE (Specialized Bicycle Components), Head of Brand Security, Global Investigations & Legal Enforcement
  • CYNTHIA MERCHANT (Eli Lilly and Company), Head of Security Operations and Product Investigations, Latin America
  • BRETT MILLAR (Fitbit, Inc.), Director Global Brand Protection
  • BRIAN MONKS (Underwriters Laboratories LLC), Vice President and Chief Security Officer
  • CHARLES OLSCHANSKI (Tiffany & Co.), Senior Director, Investigations Services
  • CORRINA SINATRO (AMD), Director, Global Brand Protection & Product Investigations

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Topics For Discussion

  • Heading Off Brand Abuse Before, During & After A Trademark Infringement
  • China In Macro: Challenges & Successes
  • All Along The Watchtower: Protecting Your Global Supply Chains
  • Optimizing The Structure Of Your Team: What Does Success Look Like?
  • All Of The Above: Protecting Your Brand Against New & Evolving Threats

Venue: W Chicago Lakeshore

644 N Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611

Overlooking Lake Michigan, this modern, stylish hotel is a 13-minute walk from Navy Pier and four blocks from upscale shopping along Magnificent Mile.

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Attendees Rave About Consero

  • “Appreciated the informal exchange of information and dialogue quality of members and learning.”
    Corrina Sinatro | AMD
  • “Format allowed the group to move the discussion. Topics to best suit their interests and expectations.”
    Michelle Appelqvist | SanDisk
  • “Liked the format. Conversation and not Powerpoint. People were engaged and productive.”
    Brian Monks | UL LCC