Dr. Justin Koo

Lecturer

Justin obtained his LLB from the University of Kent in 2011. He then completed his LLM in Intellectual Property Law at King's College London in 2012. Following this he completed his PhD at King's College London in 2016. The thesis comprised the title: 'The proper scope of the communication to the public right in EU copyright law'.

Full Biography
Dr. Justin Koo
  • Contact Information

    justin.koo@sta.uwi.edu

  • Academic Qualifications

    LLB (University of Kent); LLM (King's College London) and PhD (King's College London)

  • Teaching Areas

    Intellectual Property Law
    Revenue Law
    Administrative Law
    Real Property

Full Biography

Justin obtained his LLB from the University of Kent in 2011. He then completed his LLM in Intellectual Property Law at King's College London in 2012. Following this he completed his PhD at King's College London in 2016. The thesis comprised the title: 'The proper scope of the communication to the public right in EU copyright law'.

Prior to joining the UWI, Justin was a Visiting Lecturer at King's College London where he taught Trade Marks and Passing Off and Intellectual Property Law to undergraduate students on the LLB programme. Justin was also a Teaching Fellow at University College London (UCL) where he taught Intellectual Property Law to undergraduates on the LLB and Trade Marks and Brands to postgraduate LLM students.

Justin is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy of the UK.

Justin provides consultation and expert advice pertaining to the management of intellectual property works and portfolios.

Publications

'Enforcing the EU Communication to the Public Right in Cases of Ubiquitous Infringement' in P Torremans, Research Handbook on Copyright (Edward Elgar Publishing, Forthcoming 2017)

'Walking forward with backward facing feet: the CJEU decision in Reha Training and the development of the communication to the public right' (2016) 11(10) Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice 732

'Why 'New Public' is the Wrong 'Public' for the Communication to the Public Right under EU Copyright Law' KSLR European Law Blog (17 June 2015)

'Should linking require thinking? EU copyright law and hyperlinking' IPowl (16 June 2015) 3

'Case C-435/12 ACI Adam v Stichting de Thuiskopie' KSLR European Law Blog (17 June 2014)

'Case Note on C-466/12 Svensson' KSLR European Law Blog (24 March 2014)

'Should We Be Able To Modify Nintendos? A Note On Nintendo v PC Box' KSLR European Law Blog (28 October 2013)

'What They Signed For – An Introduction to the Unified Patent Court' KSLR European Law Blog (21 March 2013)

'Facts about T&T copyright law' The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper (8 February 2012) A31

Research Interests

Copyright Law
Trade Mark Law
Intellectual Property Law