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About Robert Cunningham

Throughout his professional career, Robert has engaged with the law in his capacity as both solicitor and academic. As a legal practitioner his efforts have largely concentrated on the provision of legal information, court advocacy and education within the Community Legal Centre sector. In academia his pursuits have primarily focused on the manner in which the law interfaces with sustainability, corporate accountability, international trade, and intellectual property rights. He is currently engaging in a research monograph in the latter field of endeavour.
Robert presently lectures in Intellectual Property: Creative Rights, and is Unit Coordinator of Corporations Law, International Trade Law and Corporate Finance & Securities Regulation within the UWA Faculty of Law.


Present Associate Professor, University of Western Australia



Research Interests

International Trade Law, Intellectual Property, Competition Law and Open Source Licensing/Innovation

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Honors and Awards

  • LLB (Hons)(UTS)
  • LLM (Hons)(UTS)

Contact Information

Phone: + 61 2 6488 2952
Fax: + 61 2 6488 1045

Articles (6)

Books (1)

Contributions to Books (1)