PhD in Law (European University Institute); MSc Political Research (University of Strathclyde); LLM in Comparative, European, and International Laws (European University Institute); LLM in Commercial Law (University of Sheffield); LLB in European, International and Comparative Law (University of Sheffield).
Ben joined the University of Warwick School of Law in September 2015, having previously been Lecturer for Intellectual Property Law and Policy at the University of Strathclyde from April 2012. He has published the book 'Networks of Power in Digital Copyright Law and Policy: Political Salience, Expertise and the Legislative Process' in 2014, which was subsequently published as a paperback at the end of September 2015. An article on comparative biotechnology regulation has recently been published in the Intellectual Property Quarterly, and an article on the implications of Brexit for IP law and policy is due for publication in the Journal of Common Market Studies.
Ben's research focuses predominantly on the interaction between law and politics, in particular in the development of copyright law and policy at the European level. Other research interests include contemporary issues in patent policy, Internet law, regulatory theory, and law and policy in human enhancement technologies.
Ben currently teaches intellectual property at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Academic Studies
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