Interrogating Intellectual Property Rights in Fashion and Design (Conference)

12th June 2015

University of Oslo

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8.30am to 9.00am Registration and refreshments

9.00am to 10.30am Session one Welcome to the conference and The Enterprise of Culture: Veronique Pouillard & Tereza Kuldova (University of Oslo & The Enterprise of Culture)

Fashioning property: understandings of intellectual property in fashion and design Barbara Townley (University of St Andrews and The Enterprise of Culture)

Why post-war American businesses embraced corporate identity design Carma Gorman (The University of Texas, Austin)

Fashion and intellectual property: creator, curator, consumer — behind the scenes at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London Roxanne Peters (Victoria & Albert Museum)

10.30am to 11.00am Coffee and fruit break

11.00am Session two Chair: Kjetil Fallan (University of Oslo)

The PH Lamp: an intellectual property biography of a Danish design icon Stina Teilmann-Lock (University of Southern Denmark)

To protect or not protect? That was the question. Swedish intellectual property law and fashion in a historical and comparative perspective Marianne Dhalen (University of Uppsala)

12.00 to 1.00pm Lunch

1.00pm to 2.30pm Session three Chair: Regina Lee Blaszczyk (University of Leeds and The Enterprise of Culture)

Fashion, Intellectual Property and Culture in the Creative Economy Tania Phipps-Rufus (University of Bristol)

New-York Paris fashion nexus and the criminalization of fashion piracy: The Milton affair, 1955-1962 Veronique Pouillard-Maliks (University of Oslo and The Enterprise of Culture)

Fashioning brands: Bourdieu, Biba and beyond, c. 1960-80 Alan McKinlay (Newcastle University) on behalf of The Enterprise of Culture teams at Newcastle University and Heriot-Watt University

2.30pm to 3.00pm Coffee break

3.00pm to 4.30pm Session four

Première Vision (Paris) vs. Interstoff (Frankfurt) from a copyrights perspective (1970 – 2010) Ben Wubs and Thierry Maillet (Erasmus University Rotterdam and The Enterprise of Culture)

New battle for old names: empowering ‘sleeping beauties’ through intellectual property rights. Madeleine Vionnet, Jean Patou, and Elsa Schiaparelli (1980s-2010s) Johanna Zanon (University of Oslo)

Outlaws in fashion business: Hells Angels vs. Alexander McQueen and other copyright battles over Gang Insignia Tereza Kuldova (University of Oslo and The Enterprise of Culture)

4.30pm Coffee and snack break

5.00pm Roundtable discussion Kristine Bruland (University of Oslo) Regina Lee Blaszczyk (University of Leeds and The Enterprise of Culture) Klaus Nathaus (University of Oslo) Kjetil Fallan (University of Oslo)