Fordham IPLJ Podcast Episode 7: Halloween Costumes
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Episode 7: Halloween Costumes


Episode 7: Halloween Costumes

Is your Halloween costume violating a copyright or trademark? Most likely no. Even if you make your own costume, most fan creations would fall under the protections of fair use. But if these unlicensed costumes enter the marketplace, the issues becomes much more complex. This presents an interesting dilemma when a particular costume may not be sustainable in the marketplace. The podcast tackles many Halloween costumes ranging from Beetlejuice, Tacos, Joker, Power Rangers, Wonder Woman, and many, many more. As an added bonus, the podcast also explores the recent lawsuit over the rights to the horror classic “Friday the 13th.” Featuring Online Editor Anthony Zangrillo and Staff Member Christina Sauerborn.

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Anthony Zangrillo

Anthony Zangrillo is a third year student at Fordham University School of Law and the Online Editor of the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal. He will be joining the Capital Markets group at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP after graduation. While an undergraduate student at NYU, he founded the Motion Picture Club. ( You can find him on Twitter at @FordhamIPLJ.