May 11, 2006 10:00 ET
Inventor of The Year Award Given to Renowned Fashion Designer
and Television Personality Andrea Rose
NEW YORK, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Female Inventor of the Year
awardwas given to renowned fashion designer, inventor, artist
and writer Andrea Rose by Chicago based Ocean Tomo for her innovative
patented online shopping invention. The patent is licensed by
My Virtual Model a Canadian firm whose clients include such notable
companies as Lands End, Sears, H&M and Glamour. Andrea Rose's
patent assists the online shopper in several ways. The patented
system allows them to try on clothing by creating their own model
based on their unique body type, tells them what size they are
in a particular clothing manufacture and offers them a personal
fashion consultation online. Whereby, Andrea Rose's patented system
increases the online retailers bottom line through greater sales
and a reduction in the return rate.
award was presented to Andrea Rose during the two-day, first-ever
patent auction sponsored by Ocean Tomo who specializes in understanding
and leveraging intellectual property assets and held at the Ritz
Carlton San Francisco. The award was presented during the evening
Gala held at the San Francisco Science Museum where the keynote
speaker was Brian Sullivan of Bloomberg Television. Mr. James
Malackowski, CEO and Mr. Dean Becker Vice President of Ocean Tomo
presented the gold medallion award to Andrea Rose.
her many honors, Andrea Rose, a Philadelphia native currently
residing in New York City, is a Cum Laude graduate of The University
of Pennsylvania. She had apprenticed at the Halston workrooms
before designing under her own label Andrea Rose®. Her fashions
have sold in such stores as Bergdorf Goodman and Lord & Taylor.
In addition to her many credits Andrea Rose has conducted self-help
fashion seminars around the country for women, based on her books
Secrets of a Fashion Designer(C), 100 Quick Fashion Tips(C) and
24 Hours of Accessorizing(C). Andrea Rose is currently working
on more than 30 new inventions in different categories such as
beauty, houseware and fashion products.
most recent commercial success has been Nailsarnew(R) a nail product
that enables a person to fix any dry nail polish chip instantly.
She has been a guest on QVC and currently is licensing and marketing
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Andrea Rose, +1-212-371-5180, or email@example.com
TO EDITORS: Andrea Rose is available for interviews. Photos are
also available upon request.