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Amanda Scardamaglia

Visiting Research Fellow

Amanda Scardamaglia is a Senior Lecturer and Department Chair of the Swinburne Law School.  She completed her LLB (Hons) and BA at The University of Melbourne before being admitted to practice as an Australian Legal Practitioner in the Supreme Court of Victoria.  She has also completed her PhD in Law at The University of Melbourne.  Amanda’s area of research is intellectual property law with a special focus on empirical and historical studies in trade mark law, branding and advertising.  Amanda was a State Library of Victoria Creative Fellow in 2015-2016.  She is the author of the book Colonial Australian Trade Mark Law: Narratives in Lawmaking, People, Power and Place (Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2015) and editor of the peer-reviewed journal Legal History.