Staff profile - Christoph Antons

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Prof Christoph Antons

Position: Chair in Law
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business & Law
Department: Law
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92446998 +61 3 92446998
Email: christoph.antons@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Biography

Christoph holds a Chair in Law in the School of Law, Faculty of Business and Law, and is an Affiliated Member of the Cultural Heritage Centre for Asia and the Pacific, and the Alfred Deakin Research Institute. 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 Intellectual Property and Competition Law 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) and Law and Society in East Asia (Ashgate, 2013).

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) and at Brawijaya University Malang (2006, 2009).

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 project ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage Across Borders: Laws, Structures and Strategies in China and its ASEAN Neighbours’ (with William Logan, Carol Warren and Jianfu Chen). http://www.deakin.edu.au/buslaw/law/research/arc-intangible-cultural-heritage-across-borders/index.php Current research interests are intellectual property and free trade agreements; intellectual property in Southeast 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.


Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, 1995


Affiliations

Alfred Deakin Research Institute, Deakin University

Cultural Heritage Centre for Asia & the Pacific, Deakin University

ARC Centre for Creative Industries & Innovation

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law, Munich

Centre for Development Research, University of Bonn

Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam & Society, Melbourne University

Asian Creative Transformation


Academic

Teaching Interests

Intellectual Property Law


Knowledge areas

Intellectual Property Law

Comparative Law

Human Rights

Environmental Law

Law and Society

Legal History

Law and Development in Asia and the Pacific


Research

Research projects

Current Research Projects


Research interests

Intellectual Property Law

Comparative Law

Law and Society

Law and Development in Asia

Human Rights

Environmental Law

Legal History

Law & Society


Publications

Publications

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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