Media Mentions

2018 (selected)


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

An Overview of Fashion Law
The Balance Careers, November 18, 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
CBR.com, 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
DisneyFastionista.com, 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
modayderecho.com, 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
Mimiplange.com, 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
www.wuv.de, 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.
fashionlot.info, 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
arthistoryteachingresources.org, 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