PhD. Cambridge University (UK) 

LL.M. Cambridge University (UK) 

Licenses in Law, Leuven University (KUL),(Belgium) 

Candidature in Law, Antwerp University (UFSIA), (Belgium) 

William Van Caenegem is interested in comparative and international law, intellectual
property law, evidence and comparative criminal procedure. He has been a stipendiary
researcher at the Max-Planck Institute for Comparative Intellectual Property Law in
Munich, FRG. He held the inaugural CAL/ANU Copyright Fellowship during 1995, and was a
Visiting Scholar at the Centre for Commercial and Property Law at QUT. He has been a
consultant for the WA Law Reform Commission in the area of comparative criminal
procedure, and has also undertaken work in this area for AUSAID in Cambodia. 

He has published in the areas of foreign law, intellectual property law, legal philosophy
and criminal procedure. He is a past Vice-President of the Australian Society for Legal
Philosophy. He is a Barrister-at-Law of the Supreme Court of Queensland. 

Articles

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VUT v Wilson, UWA v Gray and university intellectual property policies, Australian intellectual property journal (2010)

In Wilson and Gray the respective university intellectual property policies were held to be ineffective....

 

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Case Note - Inventiveness in Lockwood No 2, Bond Law Review (2008)

The High Court entertained three appeals concerned with inventiveness after 2000: Firebelt Pty Ltd v...

 

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The mobility of creative individuals trade secrets and restraints of trade, eLaw journal: Murdoch University electronic journal of law (2007)

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Organizations provide the context, structures and complementary resources that allow creativity to thrive2. Organizations also...

 

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New trends in illegal evidence in criminal procedure: general report - common law, Law papers (2007)

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The general principle in common law jurisdictions is that relevant evidence is admissible, unless...

 

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Intellectual property cases before the high court 2000 - 2007, Law papers (2007)

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This short note provides some statistical background facts relating to the record of the High...

 

Books

Intellectual property law in Australia, Intellectual property law in Australia (2010)

Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this monograph provides a survey and...

 

The internationalisation of law: Legislating, decision-making, practice and education (with Mary Hiscock) (2010)

This insightful book explores the acute challenges presented by the ‘internationalisation’ of law, a trend...

 

Intellectual and industrial property law, Intellectual and industrial property law in Australia (2009)

Comprehensive and up-to-date textbook on all aspects of intellectual and industrial property. Intellectual and Industrial...

 

Intellectual property policy reform: Fostering innovation and development (with Christopher Arup) (2009)

This state-of-the-art study argues that reforms to intellectual property (IP) should be based on the...

 

Intellectual property, Law papers (2006)

This book takes a selective approach to a vast subject area. It addresses the major...

 

Book Chapters

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Epilogue (with Mary E. Hiscock), The internationalisation of law: Legislating, decision-making, practice and education (2010)

Two events were selected by the faculty of law at Bond University to celebrate its...

 

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Pervasive incentives, disparate innovation and intellectual property, Intellectual property policy reform: Fostering innovation and development (2009)

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Current interest in patent policy reaches beyond the academic community, as two recent newspaper...

 

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Themes and prospects for intellectual property law reform (with Christopher Arup), Intellectual property policy reform: Fostering innovation and development (2009)

This state-of-the-art study argues that reforms to intellectual property (IP) should be based on the...

 

Other

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Le systeme politico-juridique Australien (The Australian legal system), Law papers (2011)

This paper explains some of the fundamental characteristics of the Australian legal system, from representative...