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Dr Barbara Lauriat

Research interests

Barbara's research is broadly concerned with intellectual property law. In particular, she is interested in the history of copyright, patent, and trade mark law and the relationship between political ideologies and intellectual property theory. She is also interested in the arbitration of international intellectual property disputes.

 

Teaching

Barbara teaches undergraduate and graduate intellectual property law subjects.

Biographical details

Barbara Lauriat joined King’s in 2011, teaching and conducting research on intellectual property law subjects. She is a Research Fellow of the Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre (OIPRC) in the University of Oxford Law Faculty, and she teaches as an Adjunct Professor on the faculty of the Notre Dame London Law Centre. She was an Academic Fellow of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple from 2013-2016 and is now an Associate Academic Fellow. She serves on the editorial board of Arbitration International and the King’s Law Journal and is the academic consultant for Copinger & Skone James on Copyright.

 

Before joining King’s she was the Career Development Fellow in Intellectual Property Law at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of St. Catherine’s College, Oxford. She has also spent time as a Visiting Scholar at the University of British Columbia, as a Hauser Global Research Fellow at New York University School of Law, and as a Visiting Senior Research Fellow in the New Zealand Centre of International Economic Law, Victoria University Wellington. 

 

Dr Lauriat holds an AA from Mount Wachusett Community College, a BA and JD from Boston University, where she served as an editor on the Boston University Law Review, and a DPhil on the subject of the 1878 Royal Commission on Copyright from Balliol College, Oxford, where she was General Editor (Editor-in-Chief) of the Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal.

Types of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation

Copyright Law Changes ‘Hinder Free Competition’ - The Times

Barbara Lauriat (Contributor)
2 May 2013

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Unpublished Manuscripts May Soon Enter Public Domain - The Times

Barbara Lauriat (Contributor)
1 Dec 2012

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European Directive on Orphan Works - The Times

Barbara Lauriat (Contributor)
6 Nov 2012

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Rewriting Copyright - The Times

Barbara Lauriat (Contributor)
19 Dec 2011

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Librarians Seeking Orphans - The Times

Barbara Lauriat (Contributor)
19 Sep 2011

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