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Dr. Olasupo Owoeye

LL.B (Hons), PhD
Senior Lecturer - Law
School of Business and Law
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Dr Olasupo (Supo) Owoeye is a law academic with expertise in International Intellectual Property Law. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree from the University of Ibadan and a PhD in Law from the University of Tasmania. He is admitted to the legal profession in Nigeria, New Zealand and Australia. Dr Owoeye practised as a counsel at Punuka Attorneys and Solicitors, a top tier Lagos law firm, before he became a law academic. He is a Senior Lecturer in Law at Central Queensland University, Brisbane, Australia. He previously taught at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels at the University of Tasmania; the RMIT International University, Vietnam; the University of South Australia, Adelaide; and RMIT University, Melbourne. He was also a Humboldt Research Fellow at the University of Augsburg, Germany and the Catholic University of Lyon, France in 2015.

He is the author of Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines in Africa: A Regional Framework for Access (Routledge, Oxfordshire; 2019). He has published extensively in different highly ranked refereed international journals in addition to other research outputs. He has also been a resource person for different institutions, inter-governmental organisations including the World Health Organization, the World Intellectual Property Organization, and the African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation. 

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Research Supervision

I am currently accredited for supervision in the following:

  • 4801 Commercial law
  • 4804 Law in context

At the level of Principal Supervisor

Current Capacity
I am currently available to supervise more research candidates
Research Interests
Law And Legal Studies

Law - Human Rights Law

Law And Legal Studies

Law - Intellectual Property Law

Law And Legal Studies

Law - International Trade Law

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