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Brendan Tobin

B. Tobin

Em: brendan.tobin@griffith.edu.au

Brendan Tobin has spent the last 25 years working on a wide range of issues relating to intellectual property, environmental law and human rights. He has worked variously in the commercial, non-governmental and research sectors and in 1997 was awarded an Ashoka Fellowship for his work with Indigenous peoples in Peru. His most recent appointments have been as a Research Fellow at Griffith University and the United Nations University, Institute of Advanced Studies in Yokohama. His current research focuses on the interrelationships between intellectual property, customary law and food security, with particular attention to issues of farmers and livestock keepers' rights, access to genetic resources and protection of traditional knowledge.

Selected Recent Publications