Miranda Forsyth is a Fellow at State Society and Governance in Melanesia in the College of Asia and Pacific at ANU. In February 2011 she commenced a three year ARC Discovery funded project to investigate the impact of intellectual property laws on development in Pacific Island countries. Prior to coming to the ANU, Miranda was a senior lecturer in criminal law at the law school of the University of the South Pacific, based in Port Vila, Vanuatu for eight years. Miranda is the author of A Bird that Flies with Two Wings: Kastom and State Justice Systems in Vanuatu (2009) ANU ePress.
Selected Recent Publications
- 'Intellectual Property and Food Security in Least Developed Countries', (2013) 34(3) Third World Quarterly, 516-533 (with S. Farran).
- 'How can traditional knowledge best be regulated? Comparing a proprietary rights approach with a regulatory toolbox approach', (2013) 25(1) The Contemporary Pacific, 1-31.
- 'The Developmental Ramifications of Vanuatu's Intellectual Property Commitments on Joining the World Trade Organisation', (2013) 36(1/2) Journal of Pacific Studies, 157-172.
- 'How can the Theory of Legal Pluralism Assist the Traditional Knowledge Debate?', (2013) 33 Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific.
- 'Introduction to Special Issue on Creativity, Innovation, Access to Knowledge and Development in Pacific Island Countries', (2013) 36(1/2) Pacific Studies, 3-13 (with S. Farran).
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