Fourth Annual ISHTIP Workshop
Intellectual Property as cultural technology
25-26 June 2012
London School of Economics, London UK
Monday 25 June
9.00 – Narrating creativity
Chair: Martha Woodmansee (Case Western Reserve)
- Lorraine Piroux (Rutgers), ‘What Can the Possessed Possess?’; Intellectual Property, Authorship, and Diderot’s Two Conceptions of Genius’
- Barton Beebe (NYU), ‘Bleistein; Or, intellectual property law and the problem of aesthetic progress’.
- Dan L Burk (UC Irvine) & Jessica Reyman (Northern Illinois), ‘Patents as genre’.
11.30 – IP as cultural technology (1)
Chair: Luke McDonagh (LSE)
- Plamena Popova (UniBIT), ‘Copyright law: impacts on urban shaping’
- Matteo Ferrari (Trento/McGill) ‘GI Narratives’
- Jessica Silbey (Suffolk), ‘The work of craft: work makes work’
14.30 – IP as cultural technology (2)
Chair: Mario Biagioli (UC Davis)
- Catherine M. Montgomery and Javier Lezaun (Oxford), ‘Virtual drug development and the material trans/missions of intellectual property’.
- Gregory Radick (Leeds), ‘Understanding technoscience: The case for an expanded conception of intellectual property’.
- Steven Wilf (Connecticut), ‘The imagined patent in late nineteenth-century America’.
- Lida Barner (UCL), ‘Deviating from the norm? ‘Jewish inventors’ in Nazi Germany’.
Tuesday 26 June
9.00 – Techniques of creative appropriation
Chair: Simon Stern (Toronto)
- Laura J Murray (Queens), ‘Nineteenth-century US newspaper exchanges: Legal, Cultural, and Professional Contexts’
- Kirsty Robertson (Western Ontario), ‘The art of the copy: A look at appropriation, copyright and labour’.
- Mario Biagioli (UC Davis), ‘Strange appropriations: the plagiarist function in science’.
- Martin Fredriksson (Linköping), ‘The ideology of piracy – a study of pirate parties in North America’.
11.15 – Forensic technologies
Chair: Dev Gangjee (LSE)
- Michele Gazzola (Humboldt) , Linguistic Justice and Intellectual Property: An Evaluation of the Distributive Effects of the Language Regime of the European Patent Office
- Niels Van Dijk (Vrije Universiteit Brussel), Immaterial Matters of Dispute. A Cartography of Intellectual Rights in Practice
- Michael J Madison (Pittsburgh), The Wages of the Work, in Copyright and Beyond
14.00 – Culturing knowledge
Chair: Josh Sarnoff (De Paul)
- Adriana Craciun (UC Riverside), “Intellectual Property and the Culture of Exploration”
- Chloe S Georas (Puerto Rico), The “Internet-Museum” and Digital Debris
- Tina Piper (McGill), The military origins of intellectual property law.
16.30 Closing discussion
Chair: Kathy Bowrey (UNSW)