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Fourth Annual IP In The Trees Workshop Series- Lionel Bently

Date: 12:15pm - 1:30pm PDT February 20 PST Location: Wood Hall, Lezak Seminar Room

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Wood Hall, Lezak Seminar Room

Through his role as the Herchel Smith Professor of Intellectual Property Law and Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law at the University of Cambridge, Professor Bently has gained invaluable expertise in all areas of IP Law.

Professor Bently is a Professorial Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge. He has been the Yong Shook Lin Visiting Professor of Intellectual Property Law at the National University of Singapore, as well as the BNL Professor of European Law at Columbia University.

He has authored several important publications including: Intellectual Property (with Brad Sherman); The Making of Modern Intellectual Property Law – The British Experience, 1760-1911 (with Brad Sherman); Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Problems Facing Freelance Creators in the UK Media Market-Place; and Gurry on Breach of Confidence: The Law of Trade Secrets and Confidentiality.

Professor Bently’s expertise have been called upon for several occasions, including: Gowers Review of Intellectual Property, by the Treasury with regards to Public Sector Information as well as being a member of the ‘Wittem Group’ – a group of European Copyright scholars working on a European Copyright Code.

As an academic, he has given expert advice on UK intellectual property law to firms in Germany, the Netherlands, Canada, Brazil and the United States.

This event is by invitation only.  If you wish to attend, please contact Professor H. Tomás Gómez-Arostegui