The Legal Contours of Cultural Appropriation in Fashion

November 30, 2023 • 12:30 PM • Law School 4055

Join LALSA and NALSA in a discussion about the legal contours of cultural appropriation in fashion in celebration of Native American History Month. Brian Lewis, the lead attorney on Navajo Nation v. Urban Outfitters, a case alleging that Urban Outfitters sold goods under the Navajo name without permission, will join Brigitte Vézina, a cultural heritage IP lawyer; Rachel Tobias, a Tribal cultural assets litigator; and Chantal Flores, a journalist who covered the new IP law in Mexico that criminalizes the use of Indigenous cultural expressions, following allegations against Zara and Ralph Lauren for intellectual theft, in discussion. Sponsored by LALSA and NALSA. For more information please contact RSVP at