Member Login


Why WJA?

 

Meeting new people and forming meaningful business relationships is the hallmark of the Women's Jewelry Association and its world-wide network of members.  

Event Calendar

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

WJA Seattle | The Legal Side of Growing & Protecting Your Business

Start Date: 6/26/2024 6:00 PM PDT
End Date: 6/26/2024 8:30 PM PDT

Venue Name: Joseph Arnold Lofts Lounge

Location:
62 Cedar Street
Seattle, WA  United States  98121

Organization Name: WJA Seattle

Contact:
Megan - Membership VP
Email: seattlechapter@womensjewelryassociation.com
Phone: (337) 519-5659

You're invited to The Legal Side of Growing & Protecting Your Business. Join WJA Seattle for an informative evening discussing some of the many legal facets of growing a jewelry business.  

We are thrilled to host Carin Parcel!
Carin is the amazing woman behind Carin Susann Designs as well as a former Intellectual Property attorney. Carin will be covering topics ranging from Licensing, Trademarks, Design Protection and Confidentiality Agreements to Copyright Protection.
That's a lot of legal information!


We will gather to discuss legal concerns around running a creative business and Carin is the perfect person to guide us through this information.

Carin Riekes Parcel is a recovering Intellectual Property attorney in the practice area of trademarks, trademark infringement, copyright and IP licensing.
After graduating law school and practicing for a few years in Chicago, she moved to Seattle with her family and received her LLM in Intellectual Property Law at University of Washington School of Law. While practicing law in Chicago, she completed her Diamond Grading and Colored Stone Grading Degrees from the GIA distance learning program. She continued to be intrigued by the jewelry industry and finally made the choice to leave law and pursue fine jewelry designing. She opened Carin Susann Designs during the pandemic and provides unique fine jewelry designs as well as consultations on custom or repurposed pieces.
Does she miss practicing law? Nah. But does she love a good debate? ...Just ask her husband. 




Bring your questions about all things legal! This is an open forum to discuss your questions and address problems around the legal side of a jewelry business in a fun and welcoming atmosphere.
 
 
WHAT: The Legal Side of Growing & Protecting Your Business
WHO: w/ Carin Parcel
WHEN: Wednesday, June 26, 2024 from 6:00-8:30pm
(We will start with some social/networking time and then the discussion will start at around 6:45.)
WHERE: Lounge of Joseph Arnold Lofts
 

Registration is free for members and $30 for guests.
WJA Seattle will provide appetizers and refreshments.

We look forward to seeing you there!