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BARBARA LAURIAT Wins CSUSA Journal Seton Award

Sunday, July 19, 2015   (0 Comments)
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Dr. Barbara LauriatWe are pleased to announce that Dr. Barbara Lauriat of King’s College London has received the 2015 Seton Award for the best writing by a lawyer under forty published in the Journal of the Copyright Society of the USA.

Dr. Lauriat's winning article, "Free Trade in Books: The 1878 Royal Commission on Copyright," (Vol. 61, No. 4), explores the "complex relationship" between the free trade doctrine and copyright policy using the example of Britain's Royal Commission on Copyright.

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Dr. Lauriat is a Lecturer at King’s College, a Research Fellow at the Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre and an Academic Fellow of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple.  

Prior to her position at King’s College, she was the Career Development Fellow in IP Law in the Faculty of Law and St. Catherine’s College, Oxford, where she taught Roman law and intellectual property. She has also served as the Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Oxford Faculty of Law and the General Editor of the Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal. She was a Visiting Scholar at the University of British Columbia and a Visiting Global Research Fellow at New York University School of Law.

Dr. Lauriat earned her JD from Boston University, where she was an editor on the University's Law Review, and a DPhil on the 1878 Royal Commission on Copyright from Balliol College, Oxford.

The Seton Award honors Charles B. Seton (1910-2005), a founding member of the Society. Past recipients include some of copyright law's leading practitioners and academics.

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