Dr Amanda Scardamaglia

Dr Amanda Scardamaglia is the Department Chair of Swinburne Law School. She has a PhD in Law from The University of Melbourne. Her area of research and expertise is intellectual property law, especially trade mark law, branding, advertising and its history. Her work as an academic researcher is highly regarded, and she has broad experience in historical empirical research. 

Amanda was awarded a State Library Victoria Creative Fellowship in 2015-2016. She was awarded a residential fellowship at the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management at Bournemouth University in 2017. She is the author of the book Colonial Australian Trade Mark Law: Narratives in Colonial Lawmaking, People, Power and Place (Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2015). Her forthcoming book, Charles Troedel: From Stone to Print will be published by Melbourne Books in 2019, in collaboration with the State Library Victoria. 

Deputy Editor

Dr Claudy Op den Kamp

Dr Claudy Op den Kamp is a Lecturer in Film at Bournemouth University and an affiliate of the Swinburne Law School. She recently finished a PhD at the University of Plymouth investigating the relationship between access to archival film, copyright ownership and film historiography. She is a graduate of the University of Amsterdam (Film and Television Studies) and holds a Masters in Film Archiving from the University of East Anglia. She has worked as Haghefilm Conservation’s Account Manager in Amsterdam; as a Film Restoration Project Leader at the then Nederlands Filmmuseum and as a senior research assistant at the Department of Film Studies at the University of Zurich. 

Academic Host

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Swinburne Law School, Swinburne University of Technology
Foundation Dean: Professor Dan Hunter

Publisher’s Executive Board

Dr Catherine Bond (University of New South Wales)
Professor David Clark (Flinders University)
Associate Professor Chris Dent (Murdoch University)
Mr Roger Hawthorn (Swinburne Law School)
Dr Tanya Josev (The University of Melbourne)
Professor Warren Swain (University of Auckland)
Mr Nick Walker (Australian Scholarly Publishing)

Advisory Committee

Dr José Bellido (University of Kent)
Professor Michael Birnhack (Tel Aviv University)
Mr Jamie Fellows (James Cook University)
Professor Jeremy Finn (University of Canterbury)
Associate Professor James C Fisher (University of Tokyo)
Associate Professor Ann Genovese (The University of Melbourne)
Dr Tony Meacham (University of Canberra)
Dr Narrelle Morris (Curtin University)
Professor Megan Richardson (The University of Melbourne)
Professor Chris Tomlins (University of California, Berkeley)
Associate Professor Marianne Dahlén (Uppsala University)
Professor Austin Sarat (Amherst College)