Margaret Ann Wilkinson, Western University

Law Professor London, Ontario mawilk@uwo.ca

Bio/Research

Awarded the Ontario Library Association Les Fowlie Intellectual Freedom Award 2012, “for her tireless effort in advocating for the principles of balance, user rights and fair dealing on behalf of the Canadian Library community.”

Graduate Director, Faculty Scholar and Director of the Area...


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Bio/Research

Awarded the Ontario Library Association Les Fowlie Intellectual Freedom Award 2012, “for her tireless effort in advocating for the principles of balance, user rights and fair dealing on behalf of the Canadian Library community.”

Graduate Director, Faculty Scholar and Director of the Area of Concentration in Intellectual Property, Information and Technology Law.

Professor Wilkinson, prior to her graduate studies (supported, inter alia, by a Social Science and Humanities Research Council doctoral fellowship), Professor Wilkinson practiced law in Toronto for several years. She first joined the Faculty of Law in 1991. In 1992, she became jointly appointed to the Faculty of Law and the then Graduate School of Library and Information Science, now the Faculty of Information and Media Studies. She retains her supervisory status for doctoral students in Library and Information Science and her supervisory status in the Graduate Program in Law, but is, since 2007, fully appointed to the Faculty of Law. Her thesis on "The Impact of the Ontario Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 1987 upon Affected Organizations", won the American Society for Information Science Doctoral Dissertation Award. Professor Wilkinson has spoken and published in the areas of intellectual property, information and media law, and information policy, including health information policy, as well as in the areas of management, professionalism and professional ethics.


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