Comparison of Thaddeus O'Neil and O'Neill trademarks

Surf & Turf: Owning Your Name

The Fashion Law Institute is helping designer Thaddeus O'Neill in a legal dispute over his eponymous trademark. Click here to learn more about Professor Scafidi's take on how emerging designers can safeguard their interests when naming their brand.
Fashion Law Bootcamp - New York and Silicon Valley

Fashion Law Bootcamp

Study fashion law and business in this special intensive program, now in New York and Silicon Valley!
Professor Susan Scafidi and Diane von Furstenberg

About the Institute

Learn more about the Fashion Law Institute, founded by Professor Susan Scafidi with the generous support of the CFDA and iconic designer Diane von Furstenberg!
LED powered by sweat through stretchable biocell

Recharging Wearables: Fabric as Power

New tech leads to new legal issues -- in this Fashion Law Bootcamp: Special Edition preview, we look at emerging new capability of textile tech: charging your devices with your clothes!
Cheerleaders cheering

Supreme Court: Varsity Wins!

The Supreme Court has weighed in on Star Athletica v. Varsity - click here or On the Cutting Edge for the opinion and analysis!
Fordham Law student - now alum! - Adrienne Montes welcoming Fashion Law Pop-Up clinic attendees

Fashion Law Pop-Up Clinic

Our next Fashion Law Pop-Up Clinic is Friday, April 21 - click here to request help or volunteer!