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Dr Hayleigh Bosher
Lecturer in Intellectual Property Law


Hayleigh is a Lecturer in Intellectual Property Law at Brunel University London, as well as, Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for Intellectual Property, Policy and Management, Book Review Editor for the specialist IP blog IPKat, Director of the Intellectual Property Awareness Network (IPAN), Deputy Editor of the European Trade Mark Reports, founder of the World IP Women (WIPW) network and an Intellectual Property & Entertainment Law consultant

Hayleigh joined Brunel in 2018, having previously held positions at Coventry University, The University of the Arts London and the Academy of Digital Entertainment Breda University (Netherlands). She holds a PhD in Copyright Law from Bournemouth University, under the Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship Award. 


Hayleigh teaches undergraduate and postgraduate Intellectual Property Law courses at Brunel Law School. She is also Director of Web, Marketing & Social Media and Assistant Postgraduate Programmes Leader & Joint-Programmes Coordinator.

Newest selected publications

Bosher, H. and Yesiloglu, S. (2018) 'An analysis of the fundamental tensions between copyright and social media: The legal implications of sharing images on Instagram'. International Review of Law, Computers and Technology. pp. 1 - 23. ISSN: 1364-6885 Open Access Link

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Bosher, H. (2017) 'The UK IPO’s decision in The Willow Tea Rooms trade mark dispute'. Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, 12 (6). pp. 455 - 457. ISSN: 1747-1532 Open Access Link

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Bosher, H. and Mendis, D. (2016) 'Swings and roundabouts: The impact of legal drafting on the language and understanding of copyright law and the need for educational materials †'. International Review of Law, Computers & Technology, 30 (3). pp. 211 - 228. ISSN: 1360-0869 Open Access Link

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