UCL FACULTY OF LAWS
Institute of Brand and Innovation Law

Institute of Brand and Innovation Law

About IBIL

ronan mccreaThe Institute of Brand and Innovation Law was established in 2007, by the late Sir Hugh Laddie, to reflect UCL’s strategy of expanding its activity in the field of intellectual property law.

Staff

Our staff have judicial, practical and academic experience. In addition, we are assisted by an advisory panel, consisting of judges, practitioners and members of the intellectual property institutions.

Advisory Body

  • Professor Lionel Bently, University of Cambridge
  • Alison Brimelow, Former President of the European Patent Office
  • Professor Jan Brinkhof, Former senior judge of the Court of Appeal in the Netherlands
  • Professor Josef Drexl, Director, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Munich
  • Lord Justice Floyd, Patent Judge of the High Court
  • Andrew Griffiths, Reader in IP law at Manchester University
  • Stephen Jones, Consultant, Baker & McKenzie, and patent attorney
  • The Rt. Hon. The Lord Neuberger of Abottsbury, President of the Supreme Court
  • Randall Rader, Former Chief Judge of the Court of Appeal for the Federal Circuit, USA
  • David Rosenberg, Senior Executive of Glaxo Smith Kline
  • Stephen Rubin OBE, Chairman, Pentland Group PLC
  • Kong Xiangjun, Chief Judge of the IPR Division of the Supreme People's Court, China
  • Wang Yanfang, Judge of the IPR Division of the Supreme People's Court, China