Introducing Guest Blogger Lea Shaver
I am delighted to introduce Professor Lea Shaver who will be guest blogging with us this month. Professor Shaver is an Associate Professor at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis. Prior to joining the McKinney faculty in 2012, Professor Shaver was a member of the faculty at Hofstra Law School and a fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. She holds a J.D. from Yale Law School and an M.A. in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago. Professor Shaver was a Fulbright Scholar in South Africa, where she contributed to litigation advancing the constitutional rights to housing, education, and water. She is the editor or coeditor of three books in intellectual property, innovation, and development published by Bloomsbury Academic. She has taught Intellectual Property, Copyright, Patent Law, Transnational Law, Remedies, and Access to Knowledge. Her research focuses on intellectual property, innovation, access, and human rights.
Her recent publications include:
Illuminating Innovation: From Patent Racing to Patent War, 69:4 Wash. & Lee Law Review (2012).
Why are Generic Drugs Being Held Up in Transit? Intellectual Property Rights, Trade, and the Right to Health in Brazil and Beyond, J. of L. Medicine, and Ethics, Summer 2012. (Coauthored with Monica Guise, peer-reviewed.)
The Right to Science and Culture, 2010 Wisc. L. Rev. 121 (2010). Cited by the U.N. Special Rapporteur in the field of Cultural Rights in Report to the Human Rights Council, A/HC/20/26, 14 May 2012, adopted June 2012.
Lea Shaver & Caterina Sganga, The Right to Take Part in Cultural Life: On Copyright and Human Rights, 27 Wisc. Int¹l L. J. 637 (2009).