18 February 2019
Duncan Matthews, Professor of Intellectual Property Law at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS), has been appointed as Director of the Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute (QMIPRI).
Professor Duncan Matthews has held academic positions as a lecturer in law at the University of Warwick and as a research fellow at the ESRC Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, also at the University of Warwick. He has worked as a researcher at a policy think-tank (the National Institute for Economic and Social Research, London) and as an EU lobbyist.
He has acted as an advisor to: Directorate General Trade of the European Commission; the ECAP II EC-ASEAN Intellectual Property Rights Co-operation Programme; the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS); the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); the European Parliament Committee on International Trade; the European Patent Office (EPO); the UK Strategic Advisory Board for Intellectual Property Policy (SABIP); and the UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) Expert Advisory Group on Trade and Development.
The Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute (QMIPRI) is an internationally renowned research institution in intellectual property law and related areas of commercial law.
QMIPRI is part of the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London and is based at the postgraduate law centre in Lincoln's Inn Fields, London.