Dr Megan Blakely

Lecturer in Law

Research Overview

Dr. Blakely's research centres on intellectual property law, intangible cultural heritage, and digitisation, through an interdisciplinary lens. She completed her PhD research at University of Glasgow School of Law on Intellectual Property and Intangible Cultural Heritage in Celtic-Derived Countries, under an AHRC fully funded scholarship. 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). Dr. Blakely'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. She was a 2018-19 Insitute for Social Futures Fellow.

Intangible Cultural Heritage and Authority: The Welsh Language and Statutory Change
Blakely, M. 2018 In: Research Handbook on Contemporary Intangible Cultural Heritage . Cheltenham : Edward Elgar ISBN: 9781786434005.
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GLAMourising intangible cultural heritage: when technology, copyright, and cultural institutions meet
Blakely, M. 10/06/2016 In: Display At Your Own Risk. Display At Your Own Risk
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Pattern recognition: Governmental regulation of tartan and commodification of culture
Blakely, M.R. 1/11/2015 In: International Journal of Cultural Property. 22, 4, p. 487-504. 18 p.
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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.
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