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Professor Ian Eagles appointed AUT Law Dean

Professor Ian Eagles appointed AUT Law Dean

Professor Ian Eagles, BA, LLB Q'ld, LLM, PhD Cantab

Professor Ian Eagles has been appointed as Dean of Law at AUT University.

He holds a doctorate from Cambridge University and before taking up his appointment at AUT was Professor of Law at the University of Auckland. He is one of New Zealand's leading experts in competition law and intellectual property

Professor Eagles has published widely on these and other subjects, including in the Cambridge Law Journal, the European Intellectual Property Review, the International Journal of Information Technology Law and other peer reviewed international journals.

For several years Ian was the Director of the Competition Law and Policy Institute of New Zealand. He is one of the authors of Eagles, Taggart and Liddell, Official Information in New Zealand (OUP 1992) and a major contributor to Rickett and Austin (eds) International Intellectual Property Law and the Common Law World (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2000) Macmillan (ed),New Directions in Copyright Law (Edward Elgar Publishing,London,2007) and other influential legal texts.

Professor Eagles was the founding Director of Auckland University's Research Centre for Business Law and was until 2007 the Editor of the New Zealand Business Law Quarterly.


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