Peter Drahos

Peter Drahos is Professor of Law and Governance in the Law Department at the European University Institute and holds a Chair in Intellectual Property at Queen Mary, University of London. He is a member of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia and an Emeritus Professor at the Australian National University.

He holds degrees in law, politics and philosophy and is admitted as a barrister and solicitor. He has been an officer of the Australian Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department.

He has published widely in law and social science journals on a variety of topics including contract, energy governance, legal philosophy, telecommunications, intellectual property, trade negotiations and international business regulation.

His publications include A Philosophy of Intellectual Property, (available as a free download from ANU Press), and Information Feudalism: Who Controls the Knowledge Economy? (with John Braithwaite).