Dr. Tanya Aplin is a Reader in Intellectual Property Law at King's College, London. She was previously a Lecturer in Law at Robinson College, Cambridge (2000-2002), and a Research Fellow at Murdoch University (1997-1999). Dr. Aplin is a visiting lecturer on law programmes offered by the IP Academy Singapore, National University of Singapore, Pepperdine University and Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. She is also Director of the King's Postgraduate Diploma/MA in UK, EC and US Copyright Law. She has written widely in the field of intellectual property law, including privacy.
Professor Lionel Bently is Hershel Smith Professor of Intellectual Property Law and Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law at the University of Cambridge. He is the author of a leading textbook on Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Law (2nd ed. Oxford: OUP, 2004)
Phillip Johnson is a Barrister in private practice
Simon Malynicz is a barrister at Hogarth Chambers, New Square, Lincoln's Inn, specializing in intellectual property law. He has experience of litigating breach of confidence actions in the UK. He has contributed to a number of works including, Intellectual Property in Europe (Sweet & Maxwell), The Community Trade Marks Handbook (Sweet & Maxwell) and The Community Designs Handbook (Sweet & Maxwell). He is also a joint author of the second edition of The Modern Law of Trade Marks (Butterworths).