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Lilian Edwards is a UK Professor of Internet Law and Intellectual Property at the University of Strathclyde. She is on the Advisory Board of the Open Rights Group and the Foundation for Internet Privacy Research. Her academic career includes Strathclyde University, Edinburgh University, University of Southampton, University of Sheffield. Then Lilian returned to Scotland becoming Professor of E-Governance at Strathclyde University while retaining close links with the renamed SCRIPT (AHRC Centre) at Edinburgh. She has co-edited (with Charlotte Waelde) three editions of Law and the Internet. She won the Barbara Wellberry Memorial Prize in 2004 for work on online privacy. She is Associate Director, and was co-founder, of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Centre for IP and Technology Law (now SCRIPT). Edwards has consulted for the EU Commission, the OECD, and WIPO. Edwards is Deputy Director of CREATe, the Centre for Creativity, Regulation, Enterprise and Technology, a Research Councils UK research centre about copyright and business models.


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