Marc Mimler joined Bournemouth University in 2016 as a lecturer in law. He is a fully qualified German lawyer. After obtaining his undergraduate degree in law from the Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, he completed his bar school (Referendariat) at the Higher District Court of Munich. He then obtained a master’s degree in intellectual property law. Recently, he defended his Ph.D. thesis in the field of patent law from the Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute at the University of London.
Marc’s research interests cover intellectual property law in general and its interfaces with human rights and international trade law, information technology law and competition law. He has a particular interest in exceptions to intellectual property rights from a doctrinal and practical perspective and is currently developing a monograph on this issue with Edward Elgar Publishing. He was also founding general editor of the Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property. Currently, Marc is the editor-in-chief of the Interactive Entertainment Law Review.