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Dr Karen Walsh



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Karen Walsh is a Lecturer in Intellectual Property Law (Education and Research). She has recently completed her doctoral thesis at the University of Oxford, which examines the fragmentation of the European Patent System and the potential significance of the proposed Unitary Patent. She holds an LL.M in Intellectual Property Law with distinction from Queen Mary, University of London (2011), as well as a post-graduate LL.B. (2009) and Bachelor of Corporate Law (2008) from the National University of Ireland, Galway.

Karen was a Guest Lecturer in Intellectual Property Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and has held a similar position at the University of Notre Dame, London Centre (2014). She has also taught tutorials at the University of Oxford and at a number of Oxford based summer schools.

Research interests

  • Intellectual Property Law
  • European Patent Law
  • Fragmentation & Integration in the European Union

Modules taught