Staff profile - Christoph Antons
Prof Christoph Antons
|Position:||Chair In Law|
|Faculty or Division:||Faculty of Business and Law|
|Campus:||Melbourne Burwood Campus|
|Phone:||+61 3 924 46998 +61 3 924 46998|
Christoph holds a Chair in Law in the School of Law, Faculty of Business and Law, and is an Affiliated Member of the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citzenship and Globlisation. He is also Chief Investigator in the ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation (CCI); Affiliated Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition in Munich; Senior Fellow at the Center for Development Research (ZEF), the University of Bonn; and Senior Associate at the Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society (CILIS), the University of Melbourne.
Christoph has a background in Law, Southeast Asian Studies and Art History. He has published widely on intellectual property law, law and development, law and society, legal history and comparative law in Asia. His authored, edited and co-edited book publications are Intellectual Property Law in Indonesia (Kluwer, 2000), Law and Development in East and Southeast Asia (RoutledgeCurzon, 2003), Intellectual Property Harmonisation within ASEAN and APEC (Kluwer, 2004), Globalisation and Resistance: Law Reform in Asia since the Crisis (Hart, 2007), Traditional Knowledge, Traditional Cultural Expressions and Intellectual Property Law in the Asia-Pacific Region (Kluwer, 2009), The Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights: Comparative Perspectives from the Asia-Pacific Region (Kluwer, 2011); Law and Society in East Asia (Ashgate, 2013); Intellectual Property and Free Trade Agreements in the Asia-Pacific Region (Springer, 2015); and the Routledge Handbook of Asian Law (in print).
Christoph has been a consultant to the EC-ASEAN Intellectual Property Cooperation Programme (ECAP) for projects in Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand. He has held visiting research and exchange fellowships at the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property Law in Munich (1997, 2004); the International Institute for Asian Studies in Leiden (1997/98); the Graduate School for International Development at the University of Nagoya (2000/01) and at the Max Planck Institute for International Private and Comparative Law in Hamburg (2001). He was a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University (2009), Senior Fellow in the Postgraduate Program at the University of Melbourne (2005, 2007) and visiting lecturer at the University of Surabaya (1996, 1999), Queensland University of Technology (2004), IP Academy Singapore (2004), Brawijaya University Malang (2006, 2009) and at Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta (2014).
He was awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship of the Australian Research Council (2002-2008) and received the Schlössmann Award of the Max Planck Society for the Promotion of Science (1998). He is on the Editorial Board of the Australian Journal of Asian Law and an Associated Member of the International Academy of Comparative Law.
Christoph is Chief Investigator of the ‘IP in Asia’ project of CCI and of the ARC Discovery grant projects ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage Across Borders: Laws, Structures and Strategies in China and its ASEAN Neighbours’ (with William Logan, Carol Warren and Jianfu Chen) and 'Building an Intellectual Property System: The Indonesian Experience'. Current research interests are intellectual property in developing countries, particularly in Asia; intellectual property and cultural heritage; rights to natural resources; law and society/law and development in Asia.
Christoph joined Deakin University from the University of Wollongong, where he held a Chair in Comparative Law and was Director of the ARC Key Centre for Asia-Pacific Social Transformation Studies (2003/04) and of the Centre for Comparative Law and Development Studies in Asia and the Pacific (2004-2011). He also taught at Charles Darwin University, where he was Director of the Centre for Southeast Asian Law; at La Trobe University and at Griffith University.
- Doctor of Philosophy, 1995
Intellectual Property Law
Intellectual Property Law
Law and Society
Law and Development in Asia and the Pacific
Current Research Projects
- IP in Asia - ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries & Innovation (CCI) http://cci.edu.au/projects/ip-law-asia
- ARC Discovery Project Intangible Cultural Heritage Across Borders: Laws, Structures & Strategies in China & its ASEAN neighbours (with Emeritus Prof William Logan, A/Prof Carol Warren, Murdoch University; Prof Jianfu Chen, La Trobe University) http://www.deakin.edu.au/law/research/arc-discovery-grant
- Faculty of Business & Law International Research Fellowship for Collaboration with the Faculty of Law, University of Indonesia (with Prof Agus Sardjono)
- Deakin University International Research Development grant for a project on 'FAO and UNESCO approaches to agricultural heritage in developing Asia and Africa' (with Lisa Rogers; Dr. Papa Sow and Willis Okumu (Center for Development Research, University of Bonn))
- ARC Discovery project 'Building an Intellectual Property System: The Indonesian Experience'
Intellectual Property Law
Law and Society
Law and Development in Asia
Law & Society
Antons, C. 2013. Asian Borderlands and the Legal Protection of Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Cultural Expressions. Modern Asian Studies, 47, pp 1403-1433 doi:10.1017/S0026749X12000443 http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayFulltext?type=1&fid=8945591&jid=ASS&volumeId=47&issueId=04&aid=8945589&fromPage=cupadmin&pdftype=6316268&repository=authInst
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Antons, C. and R. Tomasic. 2013. Introduction: Law Reform and Legal Change. In: Antons, C. and R. Tomasic (eds.): Law and Society in East Asia. Ashgate Publishing, xi-xxxiii. www.ashgate.com/isbn/9780754628606
Antons, C. and R. Tomasic. 2013. Law and Society in East Asia. Ashgate Publishing, Farnham/Surrey-Burlington/VT, 660.www.ashgate.com/isbn/9780754628606
Antons, C. 2012. A Critical Juncture for Intellectual Property. Australasian Science, 33 (8): 4.
Antons, C. 2012. Geographies of Knowledge: Cultural Diffusion and the Regulation of Heritage and Traditional Knowledge/Cultural Expressions in Southeast Asia. The WIPO Journal, 4 (1): 83-91. dro.deakin.edu.au/eserv/DU:30050801/antons-geographiesof-2012.pdf
Antons, C. 2012. Intellectual Property Rights in Indigenous Cultural Heritage: Basic Concepts & Continuing Controversies. In: C.B. Graber (eds.): International Trade in Indigenous Cultural Heritage. Edward Elgar, 144-174.www.e-elgar.com/bookentry_main.lasso?id=14627
Antons, C. 2012. From Magic Charms to Symbols of Wealth: Well-known Trade Marks in Indonesia. In: Kenyon, A., M. Richardson and Ng-Loy W.L. (eds.): The Law of Reputation and Brands in the Asia-Pacific Region. Cambridge University Press, 142-155.
Antons, C. 2012. Patent enforcement in Indonesia. In: Hilty, R and K. C. Liu (eds.): The Enforcement of Patents: Comparing the Asian, European and American Experiences. Kluwer Law International, 215-231.
Antons, C. and R. Kanniah. 2012. “Plant variety protection and traditional agricultural knowledge in Southeast Asia. Australian Journal of Asian Law, 13 (1): 1-23. dro.deakin.edu.au/eserv/DU:30048975/antons-plantvariety-2012.pdf
Antons, C. 2011. The Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights: Comparative Perspectives from the Asia-Pacific Region. Kluwer Law International, Alphen aan den Rijn, 382 pp.
Antons, C. 2011. Introduction. In: Antons, C (eds.): The Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights: Comparative Perspectives from the Asia-Pacific Region. Kluwer Law International, 1-20.
Antons, C. 2011. The intellectual property jurisdiction of the Indonesian Commercial Court. In: Antons, C (eds.): The Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights: Comparative Perspectives from the Asia-Pacific Region. Kluwer Law International, 363-382.
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