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About Christopher Wadlow

Christopher Wadlow is a Professor at the UEA Law School of the University of East Anglia, specialsing in intellectual property and unfair competition law. He is also a member of the interdisciplinary ESRC Centre for Competition Policy (CCP) at UEA. Professor Wadlow is best known as the author of The Law of Passing-Off: Unfair Competition by Misrepresentation (Sweet & Maxwell, 4th ed, 2011), which is the standard work of reference on the subject.
Professor Wadlow formerly practised with a London firm of solicitors until 2004, when he joined UEA as a full-time Reader in law. He was appointed to a Chair in 2008. As a graduate in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University, his major specialisation in practice was patent litigation, particularly in the chemical and pharmaceutical fields, and often with an international dimension.
At UEA he teaches Intellectual Property law at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, and is the acting programme director for the LLM on Information, Technology and Intellectual Property Law. He also teaches International Commercial Litigation. His main research interests fall within the field of intellectual property law, and include the law of unfair competition, patents, and the international law of intellectual property.


Present Professor of Law, University of East Anglia

Research Interests

Intellectual Property and Unfair Competition

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