Brad Sherman is Professor of Law at The University of Queensland and Director of ACIPA. Brad's previous academic positions include posts at Griffith University, the London School of Economics and University of Cambridge. His research expertise encompasses many aspects of intellectual property law, with particular emphasis on its historical, doctrinal and conceptual development. Brad is currently working on a historical project looking at the materiality of the invention and early historical examples where intellectual property was used to promote food security.
Selected Recent Publications
- 'What Does It Mean to Invent Nature?' (2015) 5 UC Irvine Law Review 1193.
- 'Limiting Patents' in R Hilty and L Kung-Chung (ed), Compulsory Licensing: Practical Experiences and Ways Forward (Springer, United Kingdom 2015) (with Lionel Bently), 313-331.
- Intellectual Property Law (4th edn Oxford University Press, Oxford 2014) (with Lionel Bently).
- 'On the Prehistory of Intellectual Property' in H Howe (ed), Concepts of Property in Intellectual Property Law (Cambridge University Press, United Kingdom 2013) 11-28 (with Alain Pottage).
- 'Reconceptualising Intellectual Property to Promote Food Security' in C Lawson and J Sanderson (ed), Intellectual Property, Genetic Resources and the Future of Food (Ashgate Publishing Limited, United Kingdom 2013) 23-38.
- Figures of Invention: A History of Modern Patent Law (Oxford University Press, Oxford 2010) (with Alain Pottage).
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