Carys Craig, York University

Associate Professor Toronto, Ontario ccraig@osgoode.yorku.ca Office: (416) 736-5189

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Bio/Research

Professor Craig’s research interests are in domestic, comparative and international intellectual property law and policy, with an emphasis upon public interest theory and the public domain. A recipient of the Osgoode Excellence in Teaching Award, she teaches courses in copyright, digital copyrigh...

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Bio/Research

Professor Craig’s research interests are in domestic, comparative and international intellectual property law and policy, with an emphasis upon public interest theory and the public domain. A recipient of the Osgoode Excellence in Teaching Award, she teaches courses in copyright, digital copyright, trademarks, international intellectual property, and intellectual property theory. Professor Craig received her LL.B with First Class Honours from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, specializing in legal theory, international law, and contract law. She spent one year of her law degree at McGill University in Montreal. Professor Craig has an LL.M from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. She completed her doctoral degree at the University of Toronto, where she was a graduate fellow of the Centre for Innovation Law and Polic. Her dissertation, Putting the Community in Communication: Re-Imagining the Copyright Model, employs critical legal and social theory to examine the central assumptions of copyright doctrine. In the 2004-05 academic year, Dr. Craig was awarded the David Watson Memorial Award for the most significant contribution to legal scholarship for an article that appeared in Volume 28 of the Queen’s Law Journal.

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