Rosie has recently talked to Fashion Law Network about the key intellectual property differences in the UK and US. Rosie has also spoken about her career path and hopes for the future of law on the Legally Speaking podcast and appeared on Monocle Radio on several occasions including to talk about Anish Kapoor taking a patent licence in order to use Vantablack for his sculptures.


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Videos on Intellectual Property Rights

Rosie has appeared in videos talking about everything from the intellectual property law basics to a detailed consideration of branding issues for brands and even a teach in on the various wonders of Microsoft Office!


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Some fan favourites:

Crafty Shorts - 90 seconds on key IP topics including:

πŸ”— Design Rights

πŸ”— Trade marks 

πŸ”— Copyright 


Crafty Box Set on Intellectual Property - practical considerations for managing IP issues including:

πŸ”— IP Portfolios

πŸ”— Employees and Confidential Information

πŸ”— Litigation

πŸ”— Counterfeit goods


Patsnap Academy - Introduction to design rights

πŸ”— How do Design Rights Work​?


Major publications

πŸ”— The Blockchain is in Fashion - The Trademark Reporter (2017)

How blockchain technology could be used in the fashion industry to help control the distribution chain, combat counterfeiting, track parallel imports and second-hand goods, provide real-time evidence of continued use of a mark, and maintain indisputable records of the timing and changes made during the design process.


πŸ”— Designs: The Forgotten IP Weapon - The Trademark Lawyer (2019)

Find out how designs are (& should be) considered as part of an IP framework.


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Fashion Community 

πŸ”— Fashion Conversations - Founding Member 


πŸ”— MA in Luxury Brand Management at Goldsmiths University - Guest Lecturer (2018 to date)


Past events

Fashion Law London

Rosie Burbidge, author of European Fashion Law and Partner at Gunnercooke LLP is a co-founder of Fashion Law London together with Guilia Gasparin, Legal Counsel at River Island and Eleonora Rosati, Associate Professor in IP Law at the University of Stockholm. There have been many Fashion Law London events covering everything from blockchain to influencer marketing


Fashion Law London: The Virtual Update - 29 June - 1 July 2020

This Fashion Law London update was virtual (for obvious reasons!) It covered everything from β€‹the opportunities and strategies at this uncertain time to managing ecommerce in a crisis.


Fashion Law London - Wednesday, 1 May 2019 

The first Fashion Law London event. Attendees learned about everything from developing effective IP protection strategies to enforcement of rights and defending against third party claims​.


Β© 2020 in the images and text by Rosie Burbidge 

© 2018 in the cover image by Bernhard Deckert, photographer at of an ÏTTAG cosmos collection scarf


All content on this website is provided for your personal edification and delectation but it does not constitute legal advice. If you would like legal advice regarding any of the issues raised on this site, please contact Rosie:

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