Alison Slade

Lecturer
Email: alison.slade@le.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)116 252 5092

Personal details

DPhil (Oxford), LLM with specialism in Intellectual Property Law (QM – London), LLB (Hons) (Buckingham)

Alison Slade joined Leicester Law School in September 2017 having previously worked at Brunel University London. In 2013, Alison completed her DPhil at St. Peter’s College Oxford under the supervision of Professors Graeme Dinwoodie and David Vaver. She is also an LLM graduate of Queen Mary College, University of London. In 2016, she was made a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Oxford and Research Fellow of the Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre. While completing her doctorate, Alison held the position of Stipendiary Lecturer at St Catherine’s College, Oxford (2008-2012). In this role she was responsible for teaching Intellectual Property Law, Tort Law and EU Law. Her current research interests are centred around international intellectual property law in the trade context, comparative IP law and the relationship between IP and health. Articles in this area have been published in International and Comparative Law Quarterly and Osgoode Hall Law Journal.

Research Interests

  • International Intellectual Property Law
  • Comparative Intellectual Property Law
  • Intellectual Property Law and Access to Healthcare

Publications

  • Slade, A. B. (2018). National Courts And Their Role In The Development Of International Intellectual Property Law And Policy – With Reflections On India.
  • Slade, A. (2016). The ‘Objectives’ And ‘Principles’ Of The Wto Trips Agreement: A Detailed Anatomy. Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 53(3), 948-998.
  • Slade, A. (2014). Good Faith And The Trips Agreement: Putting Flesh On The Bones Of The Trips ‘Objectives’. International and Comparative Law Quarterly, 63(02), 353-383.
    Online access doi:
    10.1017/S0020589314000098
  • Slade, A. (2011). Articles 7 and 8 of the TRIPS Agreement: A Force for Convergence within the International IP System. The Journal of World Intellectual Property.
    Online access doi:
    10.1111/j.1747-1796.2011.00429.x
  • Slade, A. B. (2014, July 7). User-Generated Content: Copyright as Enabler rather than Obstructer?. In 33rd ATRIP Congress. Faculté de Droit de Montpellier, France.
  • Slade, A. B. (2015, March 17). User-Generated Content and the Rush to Reform the Copyright System: Misguided Copyright Exception versus Equitable Business Models. In Intellectual Property, Internet and Media Research Centre Discussion Group. Brunel University London.
  • Slade, A. B. (2015, May 7). User-Generated Content and Copyright Law: A Business Led Solution?. In Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre Invited Speaker Series. St Peter’s College, University of Oxford.
  • Slade, A. B. (n.d.). Plausibility in Context at the European Patent Office.
  • Slade, A. B. (2016, June 27). National Courts And Their Role In The Development Of International Intellectual Property Law And Policy – With Reflections On India. In 35th ATRIP Congress. Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland.: Edward Elgar.
  • Slade, A. B. (2017, July 6). Facilitated Licensing and Access to Patented Medicines: Evaluating the Impact of Licensing Terms and Conditions. In CIPPM Research Seminar. Bournemouth University.
  • Slade, A. B. (2017, June 19). Facilitated Licensing and Access to Patented Medicines: Evaluating the Impact of Licensing Terms and Conditions. In Science, Culture and the Law Research Group ‘IP and/in Practice’ Workshop. University of Exeter.
  • Slade, A. B. (2012, November 29). Article 7 of the TRIPS Agreement – “A form of the good faith principle”. In International Aspects of IP Law. Arizona State University.
  • Slade, A. B. (2011, February 22). ‘The ‘Objectives’ and ‘Principles’ of the TRIPS Agreement: Express Recognition and Increasing Relevance Beyond the WTO’. In Oxford IP Discussion Group. University of Oxford.

Teaching

  • Intellectual Property Law
  • European Union Law
  • Law of Torts

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