Luke McDonagh is a senior lecturer at the Law School at City, University of London. He has published widely on the subject of intellectual property in journals such as the Modern Law Review, Journal of Law & Society and Intellectual Property Quarterly. His first monograph, European Patent Litigation in the Shadow of the Unified Patent Court, was published in 2016 by Edward Elgar. He has previously held the position of lecturer in law at Cardiff University (2013–2015) and LSE Fellow at the London School of Economics (2011–2013). He has been a visiting lecturer at Keio University, Tokyo (2017), and a visiting scholar at Waseda University, Tokyo (2015 and 2017).