Chamila Talagala is a PhD Candidate at Griffith Law School. He holds a Bachelor of Law and a Master of Law, both with honours, from the University of Colombo. He also holds a Post Attorney Diploma in Intellectual Property Law with Merit from the Advanced Legal Studies Unit of the Sri Lanka Law College and an Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in the United Kingdom. Chamila is an Attorney-at-Law of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka and prior to undertaking his PhD at Griffith Law School, he was a Senior Lecturer at APIIT Law School. In addition, he has worked as a Lecturer at the National Defence University of Sri Lanka and as a visiting Lecturer at the Open University of Sri Lanka. He has also practiced as a legal counsel in the Sri Lankan appellate courts. Chamila's research is focussed on the relationship between copyright law and translation with a special emphasis on promoting access to information in developing countries.
- 'Copyright and Agricultural Research: Open Access and Translation' (2015) European Intellectual Property Review (EIPR), 498-504 (with L. Wiseman).