Academic Network

The academic network, constructed through the membership of the Global Expert Network on Copyright User Rights, creates and disseminates research and analysis, and conduct stakeholder training, that supports the civil society network. The academic network is informed by a Steering Committee of top copyright experts from around the world. 

Steering Committee:

  • Patricia, Aufderheide, American University, USA
  • Brandon Butler, University of Virginia, USA
  • Michael Carroll, PIJIP, USA
  • Jorge Contreras, University of Utah, USA
  • Carys Craig, York University, Canada
  • Sean Flynn, PIJIP, USA
  • Christophe Geiger, Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies, Strasbourg, France
  • Michael Geist, University of Ottawa, Canada
  • Lucie Guibault, Dalhousie University, Canada
  • Christian Handke, eshcc.eur.nl, Netherlands
  • Meredith Jacob, PIJIP, USA
  • Ariel Katz, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Dick Kawooya, University of South Carolina, USA
  • Niva Elkin Koren, University of Haifa, Israel
  • Thomas Margoni, CiTiP, KU Leuven; CREATE, University of Glasgow,
  • Caroline Ncube, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Michael Palmedo, PIJIP, USA
  • Joao Pedro Quintais, IVIR, Netherlands
  • Allan Rocha, Federal University of Rio De Janeiro , Brazil
  • Matthew Sag, Loyola University School of Law, Chicago, USA
  • Rachael Samberg, University of California, Berkeley, USA
  • Arul Scaria, National University Delhi, India
  • Tobias Schonwetter, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Martin Senftleben, IVIR, Netherlands
  • Stef Von Gompel, IVIR, Netherlands
  • Kimberlee Weatherall, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Ben White, Bournemouth University, UK