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Don’t Mess With L.E.S.

Don’t Mess With L.E.S.

“[A] litigious Clinton Street resident has waged epic David-vs-Goliath battles against corporate fashion brands eager to cash in on the neighborhood name. Unfortunately for them, Robert Lopez owns the trademark to ‘Lower East Side,’ and has since the mid-nineties. Previous legal pursuits to protect the grassroots brand included cases against J. Crew, Urban Outfitters, Payless ShoeSource, Gap, Inc., and Aeropostale.”

Read more here at local NYC Blog “Bowery Boogie.”

Emily Wolf

Emily T. Wolf is a third year student at Fordham University School of Law. She grew up in North Dakota and graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in biology. She hopes to pursue a career in advocating for reproductive justice.