Incollect 10-18
Boston Design Center | January 30 | TBD

Licensing guru Kate Verner has developed, marketed and launched countless product lines with top designers like Dave Easton, Laura Kirar and Rockwell Group. Now, she’s on hand to divulge her knowledge about building a design empire complete with private-label collections, licensing deals and brand extensions. She’ll also explain key differences between licensing and private-label collections, and outline the various responsibilities of the designer so that you can determine which path is right for you–whether you’re considering licensing opportunities now or five years from now. You will learn: What licensing is, and where and how to seek out opportunities What a successful licensing deal includes and what a designer needs to know before signing an agreement The essential role Intellectual Property Law plays in licensing How to use licensing to raise your visibility and build a multi-faceted design brand

After taking several members of my team to the Launch Summit I can honestly say that it was a very productive and informative day. We were able to spend time evaluating our processes and procedures in conjunction with peers and experts in the industry."
Tammy Connor Interior Design
Kate Verner

Kate Verner’s design skills and business savvy have benefited clients like David Easton, Laura Kirar, Arteriors Home, and Rockwell Group. She studied at Parsons School of Design, helped to launch the iconic retail concept Moss, and blazed trails in licensing and brand extensions in all categories of home product.

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