Media Mentions

2016 (selected)

两个美国时装品牌最近在打官司 主要是为了抢一名设计师
Jiemian.com (China), December 28, 2016

Carolina Herrera and Oscar de la Renta Clash Over Young Talent
NY Times, December 22, 2016

Copyright, Trademark, Patent: Your Go-To Primer for Fashion Intellectual Property Law
Fashionista, December 16, 2016

Addressing Cultural Appropriation in the Classroom: Tools and Resources
EdWeek, December 13, 2016

Parents Pay for Their Kids to be Models on the Fringe of the Children's Fashion Business
LA Times, December 11, 2016

Prof. Scafidi Designs the Future of Fashion Law
Fordham Observer, December 8, 2016

The US Supreme Court’s Ruling in the Apple-Samsung Case is a Win for Makers of Knockoffs
Quartz, December 7, 2016

El problema del aseguramiento del estatus: el derecho de la moda en el Perú y el mundo
Enfoque Derecho, November 30, 2016

The Awkward Conversation We Need To Have About Cultural Appropriation
Refinery 29, November 29, 2016

Cheerleading Uniform Case Goes to the Supreme Court
Bloomberg Radio - Law, November 1, 2016

Diego Salazar: ¿Qué demonios es “apropiación cultural”?
Peru21, November 1, 2016

The Key is Intent, Not Ethnicity
Straits Times, November 1, 2016

Supreme Court Ponders Copyright Protection in Apparel
WWD, October 31, 2016

Déguisements et Pom-Pom Girls a la Court Supreme Américaine
Agence France Presse, October 31, 2016

What Not to Wear on Halloween
Mustang Messenger, October 31, 2016

Cultural Appropriation: It's My Culture, Not Your Costume
Southern Mississippi Student Printz, October 30, 2016

Appropriating the Sari
Border & Fall, October 29, 2016

It’s Time We Have A Real Talk About Culture-Based Halloween Costumes
Uproxx, October 27, 2016

Buduschee Mody s Alexa Chung i Susan Scafidi - Chto Takoe Modnoe Pravo?
Vogue Russia, October 2016

University Declares Halloween Costumes Racist, Orders White Female Students Not To Go As ‘Sexy Pocahontas’
Mediaite, October 25, 2016

Toronto Agent Convicted of Sex Abuse Reveals Ugly Side of Beauty Industry
Globe and Mail, October 21, 2016

Cultural Appropriation on Halloween: What's Really Scary
Bronze Magazine, October 19, 2016

Cultural Appropriation Reaches from the Lunchroom to London
Inklings News, October 19, 2016

UMass Amherst Created a Racism 'Threat Meter' for Halloween Costumes
Business Insider, October 18, 2016

Can Fashion Designers Lose Right to Use Their Own Name?
Consolers, October 15, 2016

Nem Reménytelen a Hamisítók Elleni Harc
Divany (Hungary), October 13, 2016

Blackface, Sexy Pumpkin, Superheros: Halloween Marketing and Costume Choices
Radio Times (WHYY Philadelphia public radio), October 28, 2016

UMass Now Has Flow Charts for Offensive Halloween Costumes
Washington Free Beacon, October 19, 2016

Decorative Septum Rings and Ear Stretching: Appreciation or Appropriation
The Debrief (UK), October 5, 2016

Fashion Law Institute and Arent Fox File Amicus Brief on Behalf of Designers in Supreme Court Copyright Case
Fashion Counsel, September 29, 2016

Friends of the Court Weigh in on Star Athletica, LLC, v Varsity Brands, Inc.
The Fashion Docket, September 28, 2016

Ghanaian Fashion Designer, Mimi Plange, Visits White House to Discuss Fashion Venture
LifeFM Ghana, September 27, 2016

Designers Weigh In on Supreme Court Copyright Case
WWD, September 22, 2016
Supreme Court amicus brief

The Trouble with Sombreros
The New York Review of Books, September 19, 2016

Lionel Shriver Sparks Censorship Row in Australia After Criticising Cultural Appropriation "Fad"
Telegraph (UK), September 13, 2016

Fashion Law Institute Covers Burkini Ban
Daily Fashion Report, September 10, 2016

Re-Fashioning the Law
Law.com / New York Law Journal, September 9, 2016

Former Models for Donald Trump's Agency Say They Violated Immigration Rules and Worked Illegally
Mother Jones, August 30, 2016

The Reason Why Corporations Can Legally Get Away With Copying Fashion Designs
Attn:, August 25, 2016

When Is Kate Spade Not Kate Spade? When She’s Frances Valentine
Wall Street Journal, August 23, 2016

Luxury MBAs, Buyer Beware
Business of Fashion, August 22, 2016

Game Adopts Professor Scafidi's Three S's Standard on Cultural Appropriation
The Fifth World (Interview with creator)

How Do Indie Designers Deal with Knockoffs?
Fashionista, August 4, 2016

Greenwashing in Fashion: Will Sustainable Marketing Messages Ever Become Easier to Navigate?
Fashionista, August 4, 2016

People Are Worn Out When It Comes to Cargo Shorts - Here's Why:
AirTalk (NPR), August 3, 2016

Why Brides Should Never Buy A Knockoff Wedding Gown
Brides, August 3, 2016

Starbucks Now Lets Baristas Sport Pink Hair, Fedoras
Christian Science Monitor, July 26, 2016

An Independent Designer Says Zara Ripped Off Her Designs and Then Told Her She’s Small Potatoes Anyway
Quartz, July 20, 2016

How Indie Artist Tuesday Bassen Is Fighting Back Against Zara
Nylon, July 2016

Geek Fashion and Cosmetics Panels at San Diego Comic-Con 2016
Geeky Bubble, July 10, 2016

Fashion Law Bootcamp in Silicon Valley
Lingerie Journal, July 5, 2016

Fashion Law and Technology Will Be the Focus in Silicon Valley Boot Camp
WWD, June 30, 2016

Appropriation vs. Appreciation in Music: Where Should We Draw the Line?
Sonicbids, June 30, 2016

Cultural Appropriation: Part One
Depth Psychology Alliance, June 29, 2016

How to Be Inspired by Africa Without Being Racist
Complex, June 24, 2016

Rozhovor: Barbora Donathová - Doménové Právo Jako Kreativní Součást Fashion Law
Pravin Prostor (Czech Republic), June 24, 2016

The Art of Disclosure: Fashion's Influence Economy and the FTC
Business of Fashion, June 20, 2016

Aaron Krach "Inspires" Vêtements
TimoRissanen.com, June 11, 2016

Hill Vet Fashions New Career: Former Senate Aide Now All Wrapped Up in Wearable Tech
Roll Call, June 9, 2016

The 2016 CFDA Awards
Look Online, June 7, 2016

Weave Specific Law School Details Into a Winning Personal Statement
US News & World Report, June 6, 2016

Beyoncé Presented With Fashion Icon Award by the CFDA
Racked, June 6, 2016

Ten Tips for Incoming Law Students
The Fashion Docket, June 5, 2016

O fim do código de vestir no trabalho
Estadao (Brazil), June 1, 2016

La mode, tant copiée et si peu protégée
Le Monde, May 27, 2016

The Death of the Office Dress Code
The Takeaway (NPR), May 26, 2016

The End of the Office Dress Code
New York Times, May 25, 2016

What Do You Consider Dressing Professionally?
Jezebel, May 25, 2016

6守則 教你分辨真假名牌包
World Journal (China), May 28, 2016

Changing Office Attire
Dayton Daily News, May 26, 2016

Projektanci mody mówią „dość!” kopiowaniu ich przez sieciówki z galerii handlowych
Bezprawnik (Poland), May 26, 2016

Let 'Kirtan' Carrie Sing
DNA India, May 18, 2016

Fashion Tech and Federal Policy Meet on Capitol Hill | Fashion + Tech Showcase 2016
FashionEntLaw.com, May 17, 2016

El Seminario de la Universidad Mayor que Tratara sobre el Derecho en la Moda
Moda CL, May 13, 2016

It's Totally Fine to Require Women to Wear Heels to Work - as Long as You Require the Same of Men
Quartz, May 12, 2016

Supreme Court Case over Cheerleader Uniforms Has Implications for Fashion Designers
Fashionista, May 5, 2016

La Cour Suprême Américaine Va Se Pencher sur les Pom-Pom Girls
Le Monde, May 3, 2016

Bloomberg Law Brief: Cheerleader Case Goes to High Court (Radio Interview with Professor Scafidi)
Bloomberg News, May 3, 2016

Supreme Court to Consider Cheerleader Costume Copyrights
Agence France-Presse/Raw Story, May 3, 2016

Los Vestidos de Porristas Ponen Pensar a la Corte Suprema EEUU
El Universal (Ecuador), May 3, 2016

给“晒娃狂魔”点提醒:TA不开心,你就不会拍了吗?
SINA (China), May 3, 2016

Henna: Cultural Appropriation or Cultural Appreciation?
Her Culture, May 3, 2016

La Cour Suprême Va Se Pencher sur les Meneuses de Claque
La Presse (Canada), May 2, 2016

Er Det Mulig å Stjele en Kultur?
Utrop (Norway), April 26, 2016

The Bane of Cultural Appropriation
Al Jazeera, April 14, 2016

Cultural Appropriation or Appreciation: Where to Draw the Line?
Antidote Magazine, Spring-Summer 2016

Hello Bollywood: Coldplay and Cultural Appropriation
The Indian Sun, 2016

Tackling the Topic of Cultural Appropriation
Young Global Initiative, April 12, 2016

Should Fashion Designers Name Labels After Themselves?
Islamic Fashion Design Council, April 7. 2016

Do Fashion Models Need Workplace Protections?
KCRW, Press Play with Madeleine Brand, April 7, 2016

Protecting Fashion Trademarks with Hashtags
WWD, April 6, 2016

Guess Justin Bieber Didn’t Get That Memo on Dreadlocks
Yahoo News, April 4, 2016

The Future of Fashion with Alexa Chung
British Vogue (interview with Professor Scafidi), March 22, 2016

Fashion Designers Deserve the Same Protection as Other Creatives
The Business of Fashion (op-ed by Professor Scafidi), March 15, 2016

How Social Media Shaming Controls Fashion Copycats
Mashable, March 15, 2016

Trump Model: Felt Like 'Slave' Working for Donald's Agency
Good Morning America/Nightline, March 10, 2016

Fashion Law Attorneys and the New Front Row
The Fashion Law, February 22, 2016

Fashion Law Institute Turns "Inside Out" for Fashion Week
Look Online, February 13, 2016

Here's a Way to Solve Fashion's Race Problem
The Cut, February 12, 2016

Designer Knockoffs Drive Big Profits On Internet Black Markets
Vocative, February 9, 2016

The Shame Game: Fans Rally for Brands on Social Media
WWD, February 3, 2016

The Cultural Appropriation Debate, Starring Beyoncé & Coldplay
WNYC, February 2, 2016