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You are invited to join the Copyright Society of Australia, IPSANZ and UTS for an evening with Professor Lionel Bently a leading academic from the University of Cambridge, as we explore the potential impact of Brexit on intellectual property law.

 With Brexit still looming on the horizon, and the deadline for a deal inching closer, the pressure on IP lawyers across the globe to identify and mitigate legal and commercial risks is rapidly increasing.


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Event: IP & Brexit
Speaker: Professor Lionel Bently (Cambridge). Chaired by Isabella Alexander (UTS)
Date: Tuesday 23 July 2019
Time: 5:30pm for a 6:00pm start – 9:00pm.
Cost: Members $60 (login required for purchase), Non-Members $90, Academic/Student $40
Venue: MinterEllison – Governor Macquarie Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney NSW 2000





Dr Isabella Alexander

Isabella Alexander researches and teaches in the area of intellectual property law, specialising in the law of copyright. Her research lies mainly in the fields of legal history and copyright law.

Isabella joined the Law Faculty in 2012. She was previously Director of Studies in Law and Fellow in Law at Robinson College, Cambridge, and a Newton Trust Lecturer in Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge. Prior to being in Cambridge she practised as a solicitor at Clayton Utz in Sydney.

Professor Lionel Bently

Lionel Bently is the Herchel Smith Professor of Intellectual Property Law and Co-Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law (CIPIL) at the University of Cambridge. He is an Associate Tenant of 11 South Square, Grays Inn, and has also 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. Professor Bently is the author of a number of leading texts, including Intellectual Property (5th edition with Brad Sherman, Dev Gangjee and Simon Johnson) and Gurry on Breach of Confidence: The Law of Trade Secrets and Confidentiality (2nd edition, with Tanya Aplin, Phillip Johnson and Simon Malynicz). He is the series editor of Cambridge Intellectual Property and Information Law (Cambridge University Press), General Editor of International Copyright Law and Practice (New York: Lexis-Nexis) and on the editorial board of journals including European Intellectual Property Law Review and Media and Arts Law Review. He is a member and former chair of the European Copyright Society and a Founding Director of the International Society for the History and Theory of Intellectual Property.