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Dr Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan is a University Reader in International and European Intellectual Property Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Cambridge. He is a Fellow of King’s College. In Cambridge, Henning is Co-Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law and a Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law. He also holds positions at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition in Munich (Germany) and the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (McGill University, Montreal). In 2020, Henning has been appointed as Fellow at the Weizenbaum Institute for a Network Society. Previously, Henning held visiting professorships at the Australian National University (Canberra) in 2018-19, and had been elected as Distinguished Senior Fellow at Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki (Finland) in 2016-2017.

Henning’s research and teaching focuses on international intellectual property protection and development issues, world trade and investment law, as well as on interfaces amongst legal orders in international law, including transnational law set by private actors. Next to a recent monograph on international IP protection (OUP, 2016), Henning has published widely in peer-reviewed academic journals, NGO policy papers and research handbooks. He frequently teaches international IP Law at specialised IP Master Programmes around the World. Henning has advised international organisations, NGOs as well as developing and developed country governments on international IP, WTO and investment law issues and has worked as a legal expert for the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) on IP and development on several occasions.

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C-EENRG Fellow
University Reader in International and European Intellectual Property Law, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge
Dr Henning Grosse  Ruse-Khan