While preparing a lecture on fashion law, trademarks and intellectual property, a strange thought occurred to me: "Is my skin an illegal artwork?" Don’t get me wrong, I’m no masterpiece. I do, however, have tattoos. One illustration by Audrey Kawasaki, one of my favourite Japanese-American artists, is sizeable and took nine hours to complete.The tattoo was completed long … [Read more...]
About Zoe O'Neill
Zoe is a Perth based lawyer/writer/creative weirdo. She has a Bachelor Arts (Literature and Political Science)/Bachelor Laws from the University of Western Australia. Zoe splits her time between working for a not-for-profit community legal centre, a creative law firm specialising in intellectual property and creative industries, and lecturing in fashion law. To maintain her 'weird art kid' credentials she regularly tours, dances and DJs with a Girl Gang of 60s go-go dancers. Having previously launched and run a fashion company and an events production company, Zoe spends her down time writing about music, travel-fails, the arts, and other jibber-jabber. When not lawyering or secretly hating people who use nouns as verbs, she can be found travelling (generally to Japan). You can follow her on Twitter.