Media Mentions

2017-18 (selected)

Fashion Law: direito de moda ganha espaço no Brasil
Metrópoles, January 29, 2019 The cultural appropriation debate has changed. But is it for the better?
Vox, December 18, 2018 Fashion lawyer, corsi e master da Milano a New York
24Ore, December 15, 2018 Riot Society is Suing Fashion Nova for Copyright Infringement
WWD, December 4, 2018 Fashion Industry Gossip Was Once Whispered. Now It’s on Instagram.
The Wall Street Journal, December 2, 2018 Green Dot, White Cup Still Art to Starbucks, Despite Being Told No
Bloomberg Law, November 20, 2018 Luka Sabbat Being Sued for Not Fulfilling His Sunglasses Deal
WWD, November 2, 2018 Choo Versus Chu: Jimmy Choo Takes Trademark Action Against Fashion Student
Business of Fashion, November 2, 2018  Handbag makers in the US caught off guard by trade war.
CGTN America, November 1, 2018 Where Is the Line Between Cultural Appropriation and Appreciation on Halloween?
Texas Public Radio, October 29, 2018
When are Halloween Costumes Racial or Cultural Appropriation?
CBS News, October 29, 2018 What Would a Utopian Halloween Look Like? 
Fashionista, October 26, 2018 Cultures Aren’t Costumes 
Santa Fe New Mexican, October 25, 2018 Column: What Not to Wear This Holiday Weekend
Indiana Daily Student, October 24, 2018 New App to Offer Sexual Abuse Victims in the Fashion Industry Free Counseling
Fashion United, October 19, 2018 Don’t Politicize Children’s Costumes 
The Brookhaven Courier, October 15, 018 Tales From the Trade War: Businesses Caught Between Retailers and a Hard Place
Crain’s New York, October 8, 2018 Chinese Counterfeiters will bag Profits in Trade War
The Seattle Times, September 21, 2018 Trump’s Trade War brings Unexpected Boom for Knockoff Designer Bags from China
The Washington Post, September 19, 2018 Lululemon Battles Patent Troll in Lawsuit over Sports Bra Design
New York Post, September 5, 2018 Humans of Fashion Foundation Celebrates Launch of HOFF App to kickoff New York Fashion Week
PR Newswire, September 5, 2018 When Strict Dress Codes Went Out of Style: The Modernization of Workwear
Fisher Phillips, August 31, 2018 Finally, a Holistic Approach to Combating Mental Health Issues in the Fashion Industry
Vogue, August 29, 2018 Who’s afraid of black James Bond?
Think Progress, August 20, 2018 Balenciaga Lawsuit Proves Just How Complicated Fashion Law Can Be
Observer, August 8, 2018 A Skeptic Looks Back at Diet Prada’s FashionistaCon Panel Discussion
Hypebae, August 7, 2018 Education Matters: The bullied and the bored: Tips for victimized students and for innovative teachers [Part Two]
Del Mar Times, August 3, 2018 SDCC: Failure is the Best Teacher in the World of Comic Book Crowdfunding, July 30, 2018 Her Universe: Beyond the Runway
Women Write About Comics, July 27, 2018 Fast Fashion Through the Lens of Instagram
CNN, July 24, 2018 Keeping Up With Ashley
Her Universe, July 20, 2018 Her Universe Making Big Splash for #SDCC 2018, Get a Look at the Schedule
MouseInfo, July 17, 2018 Keep up with Ashley at San Diego Comic-Con Next Weekend, July 16, 2018 Dior or Bihor?
Notorious, July 3, 2018 Demystifying Your Office Dress Code Policy
All Hands, June 26, 2018 El derecho de la moda en Argentina: pasado, presente y futuro, June 25, 2018 Louboutin Wins Case to Trademark Signature Red-Soled Shoes
NPR, June, 13, 2018 Kate Spade and Fashion's Identity Crisis: When a Name Makes a Brand
New York Times, June 6, 2018 Kate Spade Started with a Simple Wish: An Unfussy Handbag
CBS News, June 5, 2018 Il Party Humans of Fashion Foundation
Vogue Italia, May 23, 2018 Is Victoria's Secret Stealing Its Competitors' Ideas?
InStyle, May 22, 2018 How Lisa Marie Fernandez Weathered 10 Years of Industry Shifts and Countless Copycats
Fashionista, May 16, 2018 Culture Theft on Eurovision?
Perspecs News, May 15, 2018 Symbols are Just That
Wealth is Not Money, May 12, 2018 Is a Chinese-Style Prom Dress Cultural Appropriation?
New York Times, May 8, 2018 Chinese People Confused by US Prom Dress
Cultural Appropriation Claims
MSN, May 8, 2018 Plaid Fight: Burberry Sues Target Over That Trademark Check
AdAge, May 8, 2018 OPINION: Copycat Designs: the Art of Ethical Borrowing
Independent Online, May 8, 2018 Rent the Runway Is Offering Benefits to Hourly Employees. Why Do Bigger Companies Lag Behind?
Racked, May 7, 2018 Learn Exactly What Designers Need to Know to Protect Themselves and their Designs from Copycats
Fashionista, May 3, 2018 Outrage Mob: This as Why Progressives were Frothing at the Mouth over a Girl’s Prom Dress
Townhall, May 2, 2018 How a Pretty Prom Dress Helped Reveal Rot in the American Soul
National Review, May 1, 2018 The 8th Annual Fashion Law Symposium
The Fashion Law Chronicles, April 27, 2018 Fashion Law Institute Highlights Tech and Streetwear at 8th Annual Symposium
Fashion Innovation Alliance, April 26, 2018 Protecting the Art in "Useful" Objects
New York City Bar, April 24, 2018 Mimi + Me: Professor Susan Scafidi, April 19, 2018 How Unistella and the Help of Social Media Defeated Sally Hansen
Very Good Light, April 3, 2018 Why Copyright is So Important When it comes to Fashion
The Common Wealth Times, April 2, 2018 The Perennial Battle of Small Artist versus Big Brand:
Beauty World Edition
RACKED, March 29, 2018 An ‘It’ Bag Faces Its Imitators
New York Times, March 21, 2018 H&M Made a Big Mistake Going After a Graffiti Artist
Quartzy, March 16, 2018 Rechtsstreit Wegen Graffiti: H&M Provoziert Nächsten Shitstorm, March 16, 2018  Art or Vandalism? H&M Graffiti Suit Could Have Big Implication for Ads
AdAge, March 15, 2018 Comissão Debate Aspectos Jurídicos das Startups de Moda
OABRJ Digital, March 14, 2018 Touche pas à ma culture : dans les méandres de l’appropriation culturelle
Kulturiste, March 12, 2018 The Illogic of Cultural Appropriation
Must Read Alaska, March 9, 2018 The Question About Islam No One Asks Marine Serre
The Cut, March 2, 2018 When an artist's design ends up on a ModCloth T-shirt, U.S. fashion law offers little help to sort it out
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 26, 2018 ¿La Industria de la Moda Está Fallando en la Elección de Sus Modelos?
InStyle, February 25, 2018 Cos’è Humans of Fashion Foundation
Ultima Voce, February 24, 2018 Una Fondazione Contro le Molestie Nella Moda
il Giornale, February 24, 2018 Humans of Fashion: About Us
Humans of Fashion Humans of Fashion: Molestie Nel Mondo Della Moda, Ora Ci Pensa Una Ong
Fashion Magazine Italia, February 23, 2018 Milano Fashion Week: Arriva in Italia Humans of Fashion Foundation Contro gli abusi e a Supporto delle Modelle
Vogue Italia, February 22, 2018 Humans Of Fashion Foundation: Nasce Una Ong Per Prevenire Le Molestie Nel Mondo Della Moda
Crisalide Press, February 21, 2018 Media’s Appropriation of Black Culture
The Hawk Newspaper, February, 2018 Are Celebs Knocking Off Real Designers?
New York Post, February 19, 2018 Is the Fashion Industry Failing Its Models?
InStyle, February 15, 2018 Should NY Fashion Week Expand to Four Shows a Year?
Budgets May Be Too Tight

New York Business Journal, February 14, 2018 Record-low Number of Shows Leaves Fashion Week at a Crossroads
New York Post, February 13, 2018 Lawyer Fashion Evolves to Reflect Personality and Tradition
ABA Journal, February 2018 Media’s Appropriation of Black Culture
The Hawk Newspaper, February 12, 2018 Fashion & Intellectual Property
The Federalist Society, February 8, 2019 The Difference Between Cultural Appropriation And Appreciation Is Tricky. Here’s A Primer., February 7, 2018 ¿Fashion Law Latinoamericano?
Moda y Derecho, February 1, 2018 Moda e Appropriazione Culturale
Dars Magazine, January 30, 2018 Debating Cultural Appropriation in the Art History Classroom, January 28, 2018 Comic Legends: Did Superman Lose His Red Trunks Because of a Lawsuit?
CBR, January 22, 2018 My Bag Design Was Stolen by a Big Fast Fashion Brand —
And It Devastated Me
Hello Giggles, January 15, 2018 Just do it
The Times Literary Supplement, January 10, 2018 Not Just Catwalks: A Closer Look at Fashion Law LL.M.s
LLM Guide, January 9, 2018 Kim Kardashian got braids and people are furious
Indy 100, January 2018 Fashion Law: a área do Direito que Protege as Criações da Moda
Migalhas, December 26, 2017 Confira O Que Rolou No I Congresso De Direito Da Moda Da Oab
Moda Works, December 18, 2017 What a Picture Tells Us About Your Personal Brand
Think Bespoke, December 15, 2017 Allbirds Sues Steve Madden
Business of Fashion, December 13, 2017 New York City Human Rights Commission Holds First Public Hearing on Sexual Harassment In Over 40 Years
Latino Justice, December 8, 2017 Fashion Law: A Comparative Analysis of Fashion Design Protection in The United State, Europe And Nigeria
University of Ilorin Luxury Brands Win Power to Choose Sales Outlets (Audio)
Bloomberg, December 7, 2017 The Truth about ‘Cultural Appropriation’
ArtReview, December 2017 Emily Ratajkowski Accused of Stealing Designs for New Swimwear Line
UPI, November 29, 2017 Lisa Marie Fernandez Claims Emily Ratajkowski Copied Two of Her Swimsuits
Business of Fashion, November 27, 2017 Bridesmaid Dress Lawsuit Expands Patent Use in Fashion
Bloomberg Law, November 27, 2017 Fashion’s Guilty Secret
The New European, November 19, 2017 Ty masz mnie za głupią dzikuskę*. Zawłaszczanie dorobku kulturalnego mniejszości etnicznych trywializuje ich ból
Wyborcza, November 18, 2017 Panel Sur L’Appropriation Culturelle et le Racisme Systémique – MAI
Québec Danse, November 16, 2017 5 Questions on Fashion Law - Susan Scafidi
LLM Guide, November 13, 2017 Divathíreink: Tésztát Árul A Dolce & Gabbana
Divany, November 12, 2017 Derecho de la Moda
Susy Bello Knoll, November 10, 2017 CanLit’s Colonial Habit: Literature in the Age of Reconciliation and ‘Peak’ Diversity
Literary Review of Canada, November, 2017 When does Cultural Inspiration Become Appropriation in the Fashion World?
South China Morning Post, November 6, 2017 Halloween Special: Culture or Costume?
University of Alberta Faculty Blog, October 31, 2017 The Reality of Cultural Appropriation
Man of the Hour Non Bastano Delle Treccine E Twerkare A Renderti Nera
The Vision, October 31, 2017 All hat? Rep. Frederica Wilson is a New Halloween Costume Choice
Washington Examiner, October 28, 2017 Is There a Legal Way to Police Cultural Appropriation?
Latino USA, October 27, 2017 No Seas Racista en Halloween
Diario Metro, October, 27, 2017 Don’t be Hurtful on Halloween
Alpha Sigma Tau, October 27, 2017 Why You Can’t Dress Up as Pocahontas
Daily Collegian, October 26, 2017 What Makes a Halloween Costume Offensive? In Baltimore, Debate Rages On
Baltimore Sun, October 26, 2017 Understanding the Protectable IP of Jewelry and Fashion, October 24, 2017 Is it OK for a White Kid to Dress Up as Moana for Halloween? And Other Cultural Appropriation Questions
USA Today, October 23, 2017 You Should Think Twice Before Trying to Make Money Off Social Movements Like #MeToo
Moneyish, October 20, 2017 Cultural Appropriation on Halloween What’s Really Scary
Bronze Magazine, October 19, 2016 Fashion Is Kale: A One-Day Event Celebrating Fashion’s Hidden Heroes
MOMA, October 19, 2017 This Year’s Token Racist Costume
Al Dίa News, October 18, 2017 Sexual Abuse in Modeling: The Outcry Grows: Model Cameron Russell is Shedding light on Decades of Sexual Abuse in the Modeling Industry.
Women’s Wear Daily, October 17, 2017 Entrupy: New Aashion App Tells You if Your Designer Handbag is Fake, October 14, 3017 Dispatch from the Middle East
Fordham Law News, October 13, 2017 Gucci and Forever 21 Lock Horns Over Trademarked Stripes
PacerMonitor, October 12, 2017 Is de Catwalk te Politiek Correct? Ontwerper Marc Jacobs Pareert Kritiek op Creatieve Keuzes
DeMorgen, October 11, 2017 Introduction to Cultural Appropriation
Thought Co., October 11, 2017 WYWIAD Susan Scafidi: „Potrzebujemy prawa, czy może edukacji etyki, które powie nam co jest dobre, a co złe?”
Fashion Biznes, October 7, 2017 Stella McCartney Backlash and The Struggle to ‘Stay Woke’!
Style Vitae, October 6, 2017 Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World: “Indians” In The American Imagination: Exploring Cultural Appropriation through Structured Academic Controversy
Teach Rock It’s Time We Have A Real Talk About Culture-Based Halloween Costumes
Uproxx, October 1, 2017 第3回 学問としてのファッションローの状況
Tokai University, September 30, 2017 10 Practice Areas Where You Can Be an Expert
National Jurist, September 29, 2017 My Foolproof Solution to Being Unemployed: Become a Supermodel
The Spinoff, September 29, 2017 Settimo: non rubare -- La Discussione Sull’Appropriazione Culturale è Sempre Più Frequente e Pressante. Risolverla, tra Eccessi e Mancanze, non è Affatto Semplice
La Repubblica Italia, September 27, 2017 ¿Qué es el Derecho de la Moda o Fashion Law?
Agnitio, September 25, 2017 If You Shame Them, Will They Pay?
The New York Times, September 20, 2017 Koniec z podróbami! Ta apka rozpozna podrobioną odzież
Radio Zet, September 18, 2017 Jangan Sembarang Beli, Alat Ini Bisa Membedakan Tas Asli dan Tas KW!
Nakita, September 17, 2017 Los Inconvenientes de la Apropiación Cultural
Marcianos mx, September, 2017 Z rentgenem na zakupy. Ten gadżet ma od ręki rozpoznawać podróbki znanych galanteryjnych marek
Inn: Poland, September, 17, 2017 Cultural Appropriation
Post-What, September 13, 2017 Apropriação Cultural E Fashion Law
Além da Imagem, September 13, 2017 Μια startup που εντοπίζει τις τσάντες-απομιμήσεις
Impossible Works, September 11, 2017 区分正版奢侈品包包和高仿山寨货,其实没你想的那么难
Business Week/China, September 10, 2017 Tecnología Ayuda A Distinguir Un Bolso De Lujo Falso De Uno Verdadero: La Solución De Entrupy Es Una Cámara Microscópica Manual Que Permite Que Cualquier Persona Con Un Teléfono Inteligente Registre Un Accesorio De Lujo En Cuestión De Minutos
Magacin, September 9, 2017 New York Fashion Cool-Aid: Fashion Law Institute Breakfast Tackles the Art of the "Cease & Desist" Letter
Look Online, September 9, 2017 LVMH, Kering to Stop Using Size Zero Models
Market Watch, September 7, 2017 This App Spots Fake Designer Goods
The Straits Times, September 7, 2017 Finding Fake Guccis with a Smartphone
Live Mint, September 6, 2017 Entrupy: New Fashion App Tells You if Your Designer Handbag is Fake
Independent, September 5, 2017 This Gadget Tells You If Your Handbag Is a Fake
Bloomberg, September 4, 2017 LVMH and Kering Ban Ultrathin Models
Fox Business, September 6, 2017 Finding Fake Guccis with a Smartphone and a Microscope
The Star, September 6, 2017 Startup Develops Technology to Identify Counterfeit Products
Etcentric, September 6, 2017 Entrupy, Deteksi Keaslian Tas Mewah dalam Hitungan Menit, September 6, 2017 Cultural Appropriation: Whose Culture Is It Anyway, and What About Hybridity?, September 6, 2017 Fashion Law: Becoming an Expert
National Jurist, August 30, 2017 Did Forever 21 Knock Off Wildfang’s Most Famous Shirt?
Portland Monthly, August 29, 2017 France Forcing Corporate Transparency with New Law
WWD, August 22, 2017 Fashion Law Institute’s Bootcamp in Silicon Valley, California - Summer 2017
Medium, August 19, 2017 What is Cultural Appropriation? When is it Wrong to "Borrow" from Another Culture?
Thought Co., August 16, 2017 Troubles at Soundcloud have Led to Worries for Musicians Worldwide
Irish Examiner, August 14, 2017 Gucci Returns Legal Fire to Forever 21 Over Stripes
Salute, August 11, 2017 Gucci Sues Forever 21 for Trademark Infringement
CBS News, August 10, 2017 Fashion Feud: Gucci Claims Forever 21 Copied Its Signature Stripes
CBS New York, August 10, 2017 Gucci Has a Strong Case Against Forever 21's Stripe Trademark Attempt
Promo Marketing, August 10, 2017 Gucci Escalates Legal Battle with Forever 21
Fashion Industry Network, August 9, 2017 Gucci Escalates Legal Battle with Forever 21
Business of Fashion, August 8, 2017 If SoundCloud Disappears, What Happens to Its Music Culture?
The New York Time Magazine, August 1, 2017 She’s Not Ivanka Trump – She’s AdrienneVittadini! First Daughter’s Fashion Line is being Rebranded and Sold at Discount Stores under another Designer’s Name
Fashion Medias, July 31, 2017 Amazon is Working Around Brands to Obtain Stock—And It’s Legal
Sourcing Journal, July 24, 2017 Por Que Nomear A Sua Empresa Com O Seu Nome Pode Ser Uma Decisão Ruim?
Estudio Marcas, July 17, 2017 Is Cultural Appropriation Ever Appropriate?
Los Angeles Review of Books, July 15, 2017 Embracing Indigenous Culture Vs Cultural Appropriation – Where Does the Line Sit?
Haka Tours, July 14, 2017 Gucci Versus Forever 21: Legal Fashion Experts Disagree on Alleged 'Knockoff' Drama
Forbes, July 11, 2017 EXO Kai's Dreadlocks Spark Debate on Cultural Appropriation
International Business Times, July 11, 2017 Why Asian People Can’t Eat Cheeseburgers
Squawker, July 1, 2017 Kylie And Kendall Jenner Attracts Heavy Backlash for Disrespecting Tupac and Notorious B.I.G., June 30, 2017 Kendall + Kylie Slapped Tupac and Biggie on $125 T-Shirts with Their Own Faces
Yahoo Style, June 29, 2017 Why You Should Never Name a Company after Yourself, June 28, 2017 The World-Saving Reason Men Should Wear Shorts to Work
Time Magazine, June 28, 2017 Surfwear Brand O'Neill Seeks to Block Thaddeus O'Neil's Trademark
Business of Fashion, June 27, 2017 At the new Norfolk Premium Outlets, you could save money. But do you know what you’re buying?
The Virginian-Pilot, June 27, 2017 It's 'Cultural Appropriation' All the Way Down
The Weekly Standard, June 19, 2017 In Defense of Cultural Appropriation
The New York Times, June 14, 2017 Is Social Media the New Court of Law for Fashion Copycats?
Market Watch, June 9, 2017 7 Signs You Are Buying a Counterfeit Product
Kiplinger, June 9, 2017 Ivanka Trump’s Line Secretly Relabeled as Adrienne Vittadini
The Grio, May 8, 2017 You Can Relabel Ivanka Trump's Fashion Line, but You Can't Hide It
Marketplace, April 27, 2017 Ivanka Trump’s Brand was Purposely Mislabeled Under Another Name at Stein Mart
Huffington Post, April 24, 2017 Amidst Backlash, Ivanka Trump Clothing is Secretly Relabelled as Adrienne Vittadini
Business of Fashion, April 24, 2017 Whoopi Goldberg is Missing the Point About Cultural Appropriation
Refinery29, April 7, 2017 Fashion Frontiers
Fordham Law News, April 5, 2017 Who’s Guilty When It Comes to Crimes of Cultural Appropriation?
Daily Beast, April 5, 2017 New York Fashion Cool-Aid by Laurel Marcus
Look Online: Daily Fashion Report, April 3, 2017 Fashion and Government Need Closer Ties, Maloney Says
WWD, April 1, 2017 Cultural Appropriation: The line between appreciation and exploitation
Odyssey, April 17, 2017 Freedom of Expression: United, Puma and the Leggings Furor
NY Times, March 30, 2017 Think Tank: Is Your Company's Dress Code Illegal
WWD (Author: Professor Scafidi), March 29, 2017 Adios a la Corbata y Hola a lo "Casual"
Diario Presente, March 27, 2017 The Perks of Being a Coffee Seller - Star Box
The IP Kat, March 24, 2017 Attorneys Cheer (and Jeer) High Court's Cheerleading Outfit Copyright Holding
Supreme Court Copyright Could Be a Coup for Fashion
WWD, March 22, 2017 Etats-Unis : La Justice Redéfinit le Droit d’Auteur du Secteur Textile
Agence France Presse, March 22, 2017 The Supreme Court Says the Iconic American Cheerleading Uniform Design is Protected by Copyright Law, March 22, 2017 Go Team! US Supreme Court Upholds Patent for Cheerleader Garb
Yahoo News, March 22, 2017 Major Retailers Have a History of Copying Designs, as Dallas Artists Are Learning Firsthand
Dallas Observer, March 21, 2017 ITC Botched Chuck Taylor Ruling, Fashion Companies Say
Law 360, March 8, 2017 Overwatch's Lunar New Year Event Is Not Cultural Appropriation
Kotaku, March 3, 2017