Dr Megan Blakely

Lecturer in Law

Research Overview

Megan's research centres on intellectual property law, intangible cultural heritage, and digitisation, through an interdisciplinary lens. She received her JD, cum laude, from University of California, Hastings College of the Law (Intellectual Property); LLM, merit, from University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (Law, Development, and Governance); and ALB, cum laude, from Harvard University (Extension Studies: Psychology and Legal Studies). She has submitted her PhD to University of Glasgow on Intellectual Property and Intangible Cultural Heritage in Celtic-Derived Countries, which was conducted under an AHRC fully funded scholarship. Megan’s previous professional legal training includes positions with NBC-Universal in Partnerships, Licensing & Digital as well as at the USC Institute for Innovation in Research Dev. & Technology Transfer.

GLAMourising intangible cultural heritage: when technology, copyright, and cultural institutions meet
Blakely, M. 10/06/2016 In: Display At Your Own Risk.

Pattern recognition: Governmental regulation of tartan and commodification of culture
Blakely, M.R. 11/2015 In: International Journal of Cultural Property. 22, 4, p. 487-504. 18 p.
Journal article

The Value Problem in Law and Intangible Cultural Heritage
Blakely, M.R. 2014 In: Edinburgh Student Law Journal. II, 4, p. 76-89. 14 p.
Journal article