Counterfeit Chic

Counterfeit Chic

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Counterfeit Chic covers intellectual property law as it intersects with the world of fashion. It covers not only legal and political developments, but also "why both technological efforts and the social norms of the fashion industry continue to be more effective than law in supporting creativity."

Author: Author Susan Scafidi is a visiting professor at Fordham University School of Law in New York City. She has written a book called Who Owns Culture? Appropriation and Authenticity in American Law.

Related Categories: Federal Circuit Court | Intellectual Property Law | Law Professor | Fordham University

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