Dr Angela Adrian BBA, MIM, JD, LLM, PhD 

Dr Adrian is a dual qualified lawyer in Louisiana and the UK. Her specialisms include
Intellectual Property, Information Technology, International Trade, and Criminal Law. She
has two Masters degrees with distinction in Business & Management (Schiller
International University) as well as in Commercial Law (University of Aberdeen). She
obtained her Juris Doctorate at Loyola University, New Orleans. Dr Adrian published her
PhD from Queen Mary, University of London as a monograph entitled “Law and Order in
Virtual Worlds: Exploring Avatars, their Ownership and Rights”. Currently, she is a
Senior Lecturer at Southern Cross University, co-author of the 4th edition of
“Intellectual Property: Text and Essential Cases”, and Editor of the International
Journal of Intellectual Property Management. 

Journal articles

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An old narrative for a new culture: what cyber-culture can learn from indigenous culture, International Journal of Liability and Scientific Enquiry (2012)

Abrams (1993) has claimed that "complex narratives are, first and foremost, a promising vehicle for...

 

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Could a small town in Romania bring Australia to its cyber-knees? not if they accede to the EU Convention on Cybercrime, Journal of International Commercial Law and Technology (2012)

On 30 April 2010, Attorney-General, Robert McClelland, and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Stephen Smith, announced...

 

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Has a digital civil society evolved enough to protect privacy?, Alternative Law Journal (2012)

The internet and social networks are not just new ways of entertaining, educating and engaging...

 

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Intellectual property education – thinking outside the box meets colouring within the lines (with Tania Humphries-Smith), International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital (2012)

A basic understanding of intellectual property (IP) is essential for practice as a professional engineer...

 

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Managing joint R&D: an investigation into joint patent applications in Japan, USA and Europe (with Toshio Hashimoto and Yoshitoshi Tanaka), International Journal of Technology Transfer and Commercialisation (2012)

This research focuses on joint patent applications which have been produced from joint research and...

 

Books

Intellectual property: text and essential cases (with Rocque Reynolds, Natalie Stoianoff, and Alpana Roy), (2012)

Intellectual Property: Text and Essential Cases continues to provide a comprehensive, up-to-date legal analysis of...

 

Law and order in virtual worlds: exploring avatars, their ownership and rights, School of Law and Justice (2010)

As virtual worlds increase in their depth and number, evolving into virtual communities with separate...

 

Book chapters

Open file sharing: disclaimers, license and liabilities (with Patrick M. Kierkegaard), Private law: rights, duties and conflicts (2011)
 

The UK digital economy act: unnecessary overkill, Copyright law in the making: Chinese and European perspectives (2011)
 

Conference publications

How much privacy do clouds provide? the future of privacy regulation in an online world, 2012 IAITL Legal Conference Series: 7th Legal, Security, Privacy Issues in IT Conference (LSPI), 6th International Law and Trade Conference (ILTC), 3rd International Private Law Conference (IPL) and 2nd International Public Law Conference (IPLC) (2012)

Cloud computing is becoming the standard operating process, communications system and underlying infrastructure of the...

 

Managing joint R&D: an investigation into joint patent applications in Japan, US, and Europe (with T Hashimoto and Y Tanaka), 2012 IAITL Legal Conference Series: 7th Legal, Security, Privacy Issues in IT Conference (LSPI), 6th International Law and Trade Conference (ILTC), 3rd International Private Law Conference (IPL) and 2nd International Public Law Conference (IPLC) (2012)

This research focuses on joint patent applications which have been produced from joint Research &...