Media Mentions

2020 (selected)


‘Cultural Appropriation’: A Rivalrous Reaction to a Rivalrous Problem Medium, December 26, 2020

Intellectual Property – A Way To Protect The ‘Expressions Of Folklore’ International Journal of Advanced Legal Research, December 11, 2020

Thank U, Next: Cultural Appropriation Has Overstayed Its Welcome Let’s Give This Some Thought Podcast, December 7, 2020

How to Tell if Your Louis Vuitton is Fake Budget Fashionista, December 5, 2020

Fashion (Law) Forward: An Interview with Professor Susan Scafidi JLPP Cornell Journal of Law & Public Policy, November 23, 2020

Supreme x VF Corp Deal: What Does it Means For Supreme New Culture, November 19, 2020

Access for All Requires Native Justice Eloquent Magazine, November 14, 2020

The UK watchdog is tackling greenwashing. Will others? Vogue Business, November 12, 2020

Will Supreme End Up in TJ Maxx? Complex, November 12, 2020

Fashion Law in 2020: Part I Fashion Law Chile, November 9, 2020

Who Owns Culture? There’s a Legal Side to the Issue of Cultural Appropriation WWD, November 5, 2020

Is Kamala Harris’s Fashion Her Secret Weapon? The Wall Street Journal, October 31, 2020

Trick nor Treat: the hounding of Halloween The Critic, October 30, 2020

This is America: I’m a Black person who loves Halloween. Please stop ruining it for me USA Today, October 29, 2020

“Stop Cooking Your Watered Down Versions of Asian Food” Erica Lovelace Cooks, October 28, 2020

Offensive Halloween Costumes You Definitely Shouldn’t Wear Latin Post, October 27, 2020

Photographer Under Fire for Using A Nude Photo in a Book After the Model Asked Him Not To  DIY Photography, October 8, 2020

What is Cultural Appropriation? Social Justice Usage Dayz of Noah, October 26, 2020

Honoring Indigenous Wellness Practices Similar Souls on Fire, October 12, 2020

US Legal Protections for TK & TCES, Gaps in Protection, and Indigenous Peoples’ Initiatives  Native American Rights Fund, October 19, 2020

Kanye West Wants a Board Seat at Gap and Adidas. We Break Down What That Means and if It’s Possible. Complex, October 6, 2020

All Shook Up: The Politics of Cultural Appropriation Dissent, October 5, 2020

CLL Hosts First Virtual Fashion Pop-Up Clinic Cowan, Leibowitz, & Latman, September 29, 2020

On the Rise: Patricia M. Flanagan, September 28, 2020

Can Black Lives Matter Finally Fix the Fashion Industry? Cosmopolitan, September 25, 2020

This year’s election matters to fashion and humanity more than ever Fashionista, September 24, 2020

For Fashion Week, the industry tries to reinvent itself Marketplace, September 24, 2020

Belgian designer accuses Virgil Abloh of copying. Again. Art Daily, September 18, 2020

When Non-Native People Burn Sage, It’s Cultural Appropriation—And We Don’t Support It Well + Good, September 18, 2020

COVID Crisis in Fashion Industry Affects Women and Families, Fordham Experts Say Fordham News, September 15, 2020

Demystifying Your Office Dress Code Policy Eden, September 10, 2020

What is cultural appropriation? Examples and definition of the term after Adele is criticised for use of Bantu Knots The Scotsman, September 2, 2020

What is the definition of cultural appropriation – and why is it bad? Horncastle News, September 2, 2020

Decoding Fashion Industry: Need for Fashion Law Legal Wires, September 1, 2020

Is The ‘Fox Eye’ Makeup Trend Racist Toward Asians? Huffpost, August 31, 2020

Mexico: Fashion Law ECIJA, August 27, 2020

Belgian Designer Accuses Virgil Abloh of Copying. Again. The New York Times, August 13, 2020

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Names Interim Director Hollywood Reporter, August 13, 2020

So Ordered: The Messy Nature of Dress Codes Die Workwear, August 13, 2020

Brands Claim Their Clothes Kill Viruses. Will Consumers Buy It? Business of Fashion, August 10, 2020

Forever 21 goes from rags to riches to bankruptcy court Spectacular Failures, August 10, 2020

The Difference Between Cultural Appropriation and Cultural Appreciation Passion Passport, August 7, 2020

SUSTAINABILITY AND INNOVATION Italian American Chamber of Commerce, July 28, 2020

Careers in Geek Fashion ComicCon@Home2020, July 26, 2020

“Crazy” Talk: Mental Health, Pop Culture, and the Pandemic ComicCon@Home 2020, July 24, 2020

Will Halloween be canceled? What costumes will be culturally appropriate amid racial reckoning ABC News, July 22, 2020

Cultural Appropriation Was Always Inexcusable Instyle, July 15, 2020

Kanye West’s Deal with Gap is Unprecedented. Here’s Why. Complex, July 13, 2020

Brooks Brothers files for bankruptcy Marketplace, July 8, 2020

Are Robots Coming For Models’ Jobs? Elle, July 8, 2020

Fashion and law are increasing the degree courses and masters Il Sole 24, July 8, 2020

The new corporate swag: Branded masks, sanitizer spray bottles and Zoom vanity light rings Washington Post, July 2, 2020

Why Fashion Brands and Their Retail Landlords Are Suing Each Other Business of Fashion, June 26, 2020

Stephen Sidkin speaking at UAL and Fashion Law Institute webinar, 25 June 2020 Fox Williams, June 24, 2020

Best Graduate Schools US News, June 23, 2020

Guide to Career in Fashion Law; Work Profile, Opportunities and Scope Legal Desire, June 22, 2020

A Guide to Understanding and Avoiding Cultural Appropriation ThoughtCo., June 18, 2020

Fashion questions now – Professor Susan Scafidi & Jeff Trexler University of the Arts London, June 16, 2020

Lessons Learned: Alumni Reflect on Navigating New Careers in Tough Times Fordham Law News, June 11, 2020

Innovative Solutions to Fast Fashion Challenges Environmental Law Institute, June 10, 2020

New Remote Networking Program Fosters Alumni-Student Relationships Fordham Law News, June 4, 2020

TV host Jimmy Fallon apologizes for wearing blackface in old SNL clip after being slammed on social media Asia Ville News, May 27, 2020

Going Viral: Fashion, Law, and the Coronavirus Fordham Law News, April 29, 2020

How Fashion Is Navigating The COVID-19 Pandemic US Chamber of Commerce, April 16, 2020

Collaboration, Compassion Key for Supply Chain Crisis Management  Sourcing Journal, April 2, 2020

Modeling Agencies Feeling the Pain, Developing Digital Solutions WWD, March 31, 2020

What Fashion Brands Need to Know about the Stimulus Package Business of Fashion, March 27, 2020

Experts Unpack the Massive Cross-Industry Impact of the Coronavirus US Chamber of Commerce, March 20, 2020

Living & Working In the New Reality  Look Online, March 19, 2020

Fashion as Art: Rights and Remedies in the Age of Social Media MDPI, March 11, 2020

Coronavirus, Cancellations, and Contracts WWD, March 10, 2020

Watch the Careers In Gaming Fashion Panel From PAX East 2020 Geekfold, March 5, 2020

The fight for the Phillie Phanatic: Who owns the essence of an iconic mascot? The Score, March 4, 2020

TikTok teens are obsessed with fake luxury products CNBC, March 1, 2020

The Law and Ethics on Cultural Appropriation Durham University, February 28, 2020

How to Tell if your Louis Vuitton is Fake Budget Fashionista, February 27, 2020

Phillie Phanatic Fight Shines Spotlight on Copyright Licensing Bloomberg Law, February 26, 2020

The Origin of Fashion Law And It’s Arrival in Spain  Enrique Ortega Burgos, February 22, 2020

Dressing For The Campaign Trail Can Be Tough For Female Candidates Washington Post, February 19, 2020

Fashion Laws with comparison Be Attractive, February 18, 2020

Fashion Between Inspiration and Appropriation MDPI, February 12, 2020

Forever 21 get $81 Million Stalking-Horse Bid From ABG, Landlords WWD, February 3, 2020

Can Beyoncé or Adidas Sue Popeyes Over Ivy Park-Inspired Collection? Complex, January 31, 2020

Fashion Law Speaker- The Intersection of Copyright and Fashion  Cornell, January 31, 2020

Fashion Law Professional Development Workshop University of Arts London, January 31, 2020

Creation, Destruction, and the Future of Fashion Fordham Intellectual Property, Media, & Entertainment Law Journal, January 30, 2020

Albany Strip Club Must Face Carmen Electra Image Use Claims (3)  Bloomberg Law, January 29, 2020

The Failure of the Forever 21 Empire January 17, 2020

Rosita Arvigo on Cultural Appropriation Lotus Womb, January 7, 2020

Multiculturalism, or Culture or Appropriation City Journal, January 3 , 2020