Date: 12:15pm - 1:30pm PST February 20, 2014 Location: Wood Hall, Lezak Conference Room
Wood Hall, Lezak Conference Room
Professor Bently is the Herchel Smith Professor of Intellectual Property Law and Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law at the University of Cambridge. He is a Professorial Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, He is a barrister (Inner Temple, 2009) and a Door Tenant at 11 South Square, Gray’s Inn. 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. In 2014, he will be a distinguished visitor to the University of Toronto. He has authored several important publications including: Intellectual Property (with Brad Sherman, 4th ed forthcoming); 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 (with Tanya Aplin, Phill Johnson and Simon Malynicz). Professor Bently was a member of the ‘Wittem Group’ – a group of European Copyright scholars working on a European Copyright Codem and was a member of the Copyright Expert Panel of the (now defunct) Strategic advisory Board on intellectual Property. He is founding co-director of ISHTIP, the international society for the History and theory of Intellectual Property As an academic, he has given expert advice on UK intellectual property law to firms and courts 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
Lewis & Clark Law School is proud to host this scholarly workshop series that brings a mix of senior scholars and rising stars to our campus for enriching, challenging conversations with our faculty, our students, and the local IP bar.
The Intellectual Property in the Trees workshop series is made possible through the generous support of Kay Kitagawa and Andy Johnson-Laird.