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Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan is a Professor of Law at the University of Cambridge and 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 is also a member of the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (McGill University, Montreal). For 2024, he has been elected as visiting professor in the Global Hauser Programme at NYU. In 2021, Henning served as Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Advanced Studies at the University of Munich, and had been appointed as Fellow at the Weizenbaum Institute for a Network Society in 2020. 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
Professor of Law, University of Cambridge
Dr Henning Grosse  Ruse-Khan