Media Mentions

2012 (selected)

Instagram outrage reveals a powerful but unaware web community
Washington Post, December 21, 2012

Suicidal Startups
Huffpost Live, December 19, 2012

Instagram, Facebook sir online protests with privacy policy change
Washington Post, December 18, 2012

A Future for the Model - A Fashion Law Institute Event
Style Senders, December 5, 2012

Prof. Susan Scafidi on Forever 21
Elizabeth L. Cline, Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion (2012)

Walking into the Future: What's Next for the Modeling Industry?
Models Web TV, November 28, 2012

Viewpoint: Do models need more rights?
BBC News Magazine, November 28, 2012

Misappropriating Culture: Where "Playing Indian" & Cultural Sensitivities Collide
Museum Minute, November 28, 2012

A Fashion First for the Fashion Law Institute
Pure Fame Media, November 27, 2012

Q&A with Etsy's Counsel Sarah Feingold
The Fashion Grid, November 18, 2012

A Much-Needed Primer on Cultural Appropriation
Jezebel, November 13, 2012

Everything you ever wanted to know about designer lawsuits, trade dress and copycat design
StyleCaster News, November 7, 2012

Don't get scammed! How to spot a counterfeit bridal gown
America Now News, November 6, 2012

On Dapper Dan
Design Observer, November 2, 2012

Fashion Law Institute's Free Monthly Pop-Up Clinic
The Emerging Designer, November 1, 2012

So You've Got a J.D. Now What?
Crain's New York, October 28, 2012

Bringing IP to the Runway: The Push for Fashion Copyrights
North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology, October 28, 2012

Fashionably Great
Likelihood of Confusion, October 25, 2012

Getting the Deal Through - Trademarks 2013
Fashion Law Notes (Brazil), October 23, 2012

Event Recap: How to Start Your Fashion Line
The Emerging Designer, October 22, 2012

Free Legal Advice!
Preneur, October 22, 2012

Yours, Mine and Ours: Ownership of Cultural Capital
Yale Law School, October 20, 2012

Pantyhose poll: Nothing beats bare legs in summer
South Carolina Lawyers Weekly, October 19, 2012

Sketchy Deal: Inside New York's $20 Million Model Agency Lawsuit
Fashionologie, October 18, 2012

Models Rock Industry wit $20 Million Fraud Lawsuit
Jezebel, October 18, 2012

Sara Ziff and Susan Scafidi
The Museum at FIT, October 17, 2012

US Senator fighting to give copyright to fashion designers
Contact Law Blog (UK), October 17, 2012

Case Closed for YSL & Louboutin?
Footwear News, October 16, 2012

Senator wants to bring copyright law to the runway
Ars Technica, October 16, 2012

Don't Like Your Body? Don't Blame the Models
Newsweek, October 15, 2012

Red Sole Imitators
Graci Opulanza, 2012

Pantyhose: It's (still) what to wear
North Carolina Lawyer's Weekly, October  11, 2012

When Fashion Meets Law
SmashionBabble, October 8, 2012

Fashion Conversations: The Model Alliance
Fashion Windows, October 2, 2012

The Law of Luxury Goods
Legal Week (UK), September 28, 2012

Model-Slash: Advocate Sara Ziff
Fashion by Teresa Palmer, September 26, 2012

Behind the scenes at New York Fashion Week
Kelima K, September 25, 2012

Applications Now Open for Fashion Law Bootcamp 2013
The Commandress, September 18, 2012

Van Cleef Wins Key Design Ruling
WWD, September 18, 2012

Fashion Week Goes the Law-School Route
The Root, September 14, 2012

Show also cultivates business sense
Yomiuri Shimbun (Japan), September 13, 2012
(Photo set)

Downward Docket: The Yoga Pants War
Wall Street Journal, September 12, 2012

In fashion circles, lawyers becoming sought-after accessories
Reuters, September 11, 2012

Fashion law goes to Fashion Week and makes it work
Above the Law, September 10, 2012

"Cutting edge and innovative" Fashion Law Institute show
Vevlyn's Pen, September 8, 2012

Fashion Week goes to law school
Crain's, September 7, 2012

Off the Runway: Day 2
New York Times, September 7, 2012

Fashion Week in Legal Terms
The Forward, September 7, 2012

Legal Pulse
FindLaw, September 7, 2012

Louboutin Red-Shoe Decision Clarifies "Aesthetic Functionality" IP Doctrine
Corporate Counsel, September 7, 2012

Ruling Backs Validity of Christian Louboutin Trademark
WWD, September 5, 20012

Court Upholds, Modifies Louboutin Trademark
Footwear News, September 5, 2012

Design Patents Get Active in Lululemon v. Calvin Klein
Managing IP
, September 5, 2012

Fordham Law to Dole Out Advice at NYFW
WWD, September 4, 2012

Let's get ready for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2013
Examiner, August 31, 2012

Model-Slash: Advocate Sara Ziff
Style.com, August 27, 2012

That's not very Zen! Hip yoga brand Lululemon sues Calvin Klein over claim that patented pants were copied
Daily Mail, August 24, 2012

Lululemon is Suing the (Yoga) Pants Off Calvin Klein
Fashionista, August 23, 2012

Lululemon, Klein lawsuit offers rare glimpse into fashion patents
Vancouver Sun, August 23, 2012

The Nail Art Intellectual Property Wars
BuzzFeed, July 30, 2012

Fashion Crowdsourcing Turns Us All Into Designers, Retailers
Daily Finance, June 20, 2012

Top 10 Entertainment Law Schools
Hollywood Reporter, July 17, 2012

The footwear firm that gave counterfeiters the boot
BBC News, May 30, 2012

As Gucci Continues to Go After Guess for Trademark Infringement, What Does It All Mean for Louboutin vs. YSL?
Fashionista, May 23, 2012

Gucci Presses Trademark Case in Other Courts
WWD, May 22, 2012

Lawyer: Marc Fisher Footwear Content With Gucci, Guess Outcome
Footwear News, May 22, 2012

Could a Fake Coach Purse Land You in Jail? Anti-Counterfeiters Target Consumers
Daily Finance, May 3, 2012

Fashion Law Institute 2nd Annual Symposium
DFR: Daily Fashion Report, May 1, 2012

BRIC Potential Strong, But Problems Persist
WWD, May 1, 2012

Accessories Brands Benefit From M&A Activity
WWD, April 30, 2012

Here's How You Can Protect Your Brand From Copycats
Forbes, April 26, 2012

Hunting for Fashion's Copycats
Wall Street Journal, April 26, 2012

Top Model Coca Rocha Slams Mag for Photoshopping Off Her Underwear
Jezebel, April 25, 2012

Coco Rocha Could Sue Elle Brazil for Not Honoring Her No-Nudity Policy
Fashionologie, April 24, 2012

Droit et luxe: un mariage heureux
Le Cercle Les Echos, April 24, 2012

Weekend Update (Fashion Law Institute Symposium)
Jules in the Jungle, April 23, 2012

You Can't Fake Fashion Bag Sold Out in an Hour[break]Culture Issues Beat, April 23, 2012

TFG Exclusive: Profile (Fashion Law Institute Bootcamp)
The Fashion Grid, April 19, 2012

Louis Vuitton wins ITC trademark battle v. Chinese Counterfeiters
Reuters Legal - Alison Frankel's On the Case, April 19, 2012

Online 'In Crowd': Why Big Retail is Courting Small Fashion Blogs
Daily Finance, April 18, 2012

Philippine Fashion: Legal, Social and Technological Concerns
Philippine Law Bytes, April 16, 2012

Laws must regulate fashion counterfeiting
Washington Square News, April 9, 2012

Como a Forever 21 consegue?
SolteaGravata.com, April 9, 2012

Supermodel Sara Ziff Forms Model Alliance to Save Models and Fashion
Backstage, April 4, 2012

Gucci v. Guess: What Happens When Designers Fight
Managing Intellectual Property, April 4, 2012

Neon in the Workplace: Blinding or Beautiful?
The Careerist, March 27, 2012

Misappropriation or Chic?
Beyond Buckskin: About Native American Fashion, March 26, 2012

Fordham Law's Fashion Law Institute
Start-Up Fashion, March 22, 2012

Intelligent Design: Howard Law School Hosts 2nd Annual Fashion Law Week
Fashion Cloture, March 8, 2012

Fashion Law: It's Booming, Darling
Legal Cheek, March 7, 2012

Wig and gown in vogue on the catwalk
Financial Times, March 01, 2012

Navajo sues Urban Outfitters over product names
The Associated Press, February 29, 2012

Fighting Fake FiveFingers
Inc., February 28, 2012

Jurist Prudence: Can Women Be Fashionable Dressers and Lawyers?
Washington Post, February 23, 2012

Menswear and Oxblood: Trends You'll See at the Mall this Fall
Daily Finance, February 22, 2012

Models unite to tackle workplace issues
CBS, February 15, 2012

The Fashion Week Bill of Rights
The American Prospect, February 17, 2012

Five Things We Learned at Fordham's Law of the Fashion Show
Racked, February 14, 2012

Fashion Week 2012: Unpaid Internships Questioned After Diana Wang's Harper's Bazaar Suit
The Huffington Post, February 14, 2012

Behind NY's catwalks, legal contracts abound
Reuters, February 14, 2012

His. Hers.
New York Magazine, February 12, 2012

Models form rights group ahead of Fashion Week
The Today Show, February 10, 2012

Model Alliance Fights For Models' Rights
WNYC, February 10, 2012

Supermodel Sara Ziff Starts Labor Movement with the Model Alliance
Backstage, February 10, 2012

Copyright abuses rampant at fashion shows
Crain's New York, February 10, 2012

Hàng Giả Có Doanh Thu Nhiều Hơn Hàng Thật
Viet Bao Online, February 9, 2012

从假货看经济 冒牌也走低档路线
SinoVision, February 8, 2012

Ugly secrets of fashion business
Reuters Video, February 08, 2012

New York models demand better working conditions
BBC News, February 08, 2012

Models say fashion industry breaks child labor and sexual harassment laws
Global Post, February 08, 2012

Even Counterfeiters Are Trading Down These Days
Time, February 08, 2012

Modelos combaten abusos laborales
Panorama (Venezuela), February 8, 2012

Fashion Models Organize to Fend Off Abuses
The Associated Press, February 08, 2012

Modelky chcú ochranu práv: Žiadne nahé fotky, ani obťažovanie!
Pravda (Slovakia), February 7, 2012

Models Have Rights Too: Learn Why Coco Rocha, Crystal Renn and More are Lending Their Support to the Model Alliance
Fashionista, February 07, 2012

Models form rights group ahead of New York Fashion Week
Reuters, February 07, 2012

Models' Rights
WNYC, February 07, 2012

Exploitative Fashion Folks Beware: The Model Alliance Has Launched
Jezebel, February 07, 2012

Even fakes going down-market
The Province, February 07, 2012

The Model Alliance
Modelalliance.org, February 6, 2012

Jason Wu: High Fashion Hits Target
CBS Early Show, February 06, 2012

Sign of the times: Knockoffs get humble
UPI, February 04, 2012

Counterfeit Gap joins the counterfeit Gucci
The Los Angeles Times, February 03, 2012

Realities of the runway: Models organize against abuse
Metro, January 30, 2012

Luxury: The Allure and Significance of the Color Red
Elite Daily, January, 2012

The Red-Soled Case
The Wall Street Journal, January 25, 2012

Louboutin defends red-sole trademark
New York Post, January 25, 2012

Can you trademark the color red?
Marketplace Life, January 25, 2012

Steal my sole? Heel no! Shoe designer Christian Louboutin sees red, sues YSL
NY Daily News, January 25, 2012

Christian Louboutin, YSL Face Off in Appeals Court
WWD, January 25, 2012

Fashion designs for Obama
Crain's New York, January 09, 2012