Associate Professor Alpana Roy

Associate Professor Alpana Roy

Associate Professor,
School Of Law

Biography

Dr Alpana Roy researches and teaches in intellectual property law, with a particular interest in trade marks, copyright, international intellectual property law, and cultural aspects of intellectual property (including traditional and indigenous knowledge). Alpana has several years of experience in academia, where she has lectured in a wide range of postgraduate and undergraduate intellectual property and commercial law subjects. She has lectured at various universities, including the University of Queensland, the University of Sydney, and the University of Technology, Sydney. Alpana is widely published in intellectual property law, and is a commissioned author for several major legal publishers, including Thomson Reuters, Federation Press, LexisNexis, Oxford University Press, and CCH. She is also regularly invited to speak at international and national seminars on a broad range of intellectual property topics.

Apart from her academic career, Alpana is regularly engaged to work as a legal consultant and practitioner in intellectual property and commercial law. She has extensive experience in Australian and international intellectual property law, having worked in Sydney for two top-tier corporate law firms, boutique specialist firms, and various private and public sector bodies. Alpana has practised both as a solicitor and a barrister, mediator, and has also worked internationally as a lawyer. She has been involved in a number of leading cases in the Federal Court of Australia.

Alpana is admitted to practise in NSW, and is on the Roll of Legal Practitioners for the High Court of Australia. She is an accredited mediator, and has also been appointed on the Law Society of New South Wales Mediators Panel.

Professional Qualifications:

  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, College of Law, Australia
  • Bar Practice Course, New South Wales Bar Association, Australia
  • Practitioner’s Certificate in Mediation, The Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia

Professional Memberships:

  • Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • International Trademark Association
  • Copyright Society of Australia
  • Law Society of New South Wales

Educational Qualifications:

Please see below.

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Roy.

Qualifications

  • GCHEd University of Technology, Sydney
  • PhD University of Sydney
  • MA University of Technology, Sydney
  • GDipLegPrac College of Law
  • LLB(Hons) University of Sydney
  • BA/BSocSc University of Technology, Sydney

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • School Of Law

Contact

Email: Alpana.Roy@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9685 9096
Mobile:
Location: EKa.G.06
Parramatta
Website:

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Publications

Books

  • Roy, A. (2016), 'Australian Domain Name Law', : Lawbook Co. 9780455231068.
  • Roy, A. (2011), 'LexisNexis Quick Reference Card: Intellectual Property', : LexisNexis 9780409329353.

Chapters in Books

  • Roy, A. (2013), 'Introduction', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2013), 'Performers' protection', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2013), 'Remedies : infringement of copyright', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2013), 'Statutory licences', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2013), 'Actions and procedure', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2013), 'Administration of copyright', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2013), 'Administration, review and adjudication', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2013), 'Application process', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2013), 'Patent attorneys', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2013), ''Springboard' doctrine', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2013), 'Defences', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2013), 'The obligation of confidence : confidential information', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2013), 'Information capable of protection', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2013), 'Disclosure of confidential information', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2013), 'Offences involving infringement of copyright', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2013), 'Third parties ', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2013), 'Special relationships', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2013), 'Introduction', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2013), 'Requirement of detriment or prejudice', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2013), 'Remedies', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2013), 'Jurisdiction and powers of courts', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2013), 'Ownership', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2013), 'Registration of designs', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2013), 'International arrangements', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2013), 'Miscellaneous', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2013), 'Infringement', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2013), 'Introduction [Confidential information]', Halsbury's Laws of Australia, LexisNexis 0409304360.
  • Roy, A. (2007), 'IP commentary : copyright', Australian Industrial and Intellectual Property: Copyright, Designs, Patents, Trademarks, CCH Australia 1862640785.

Journal Articles

  • Roy, A. and Marsoof, A. (2019), 'The brave new world of ICANN's "new gTLDs" : an analysis of trademark disputes during and post delegation', European Intellectual Property Review, vol 41, no 3 , pp 138 - 146.
  • Roy, A. and Marsoof, A. (2018), 'A critical review of the Australian approach to tackling online copyright infringement', European Intellectual Property Review, vol 40, no 1 , pp 41 - 48.
  • Roy, A. and Marsoof, A. (2018), 'The brave new world of ICANN's "new gTLDs" : an overview', European Intellectual Property Review, vol 40, no 10 , pp 649 - 658.
  • Roy, A. and Marsoof, A. (2017), 'Negligent omissions as a basis for holding internet intermediaries liable for infringements of trade mark rights : approaches under the English common law', Intellectual Property Quarterly, vol 1 , pp 52 - 77.
  • Roy, A. and Marsoof, A. (2017), 'Blocking injunctions and collateral damage', European Intellectual Property Review, vol 39, no 2 , pp 74 - 78.
  • Roy, A. and Marsoof, A. (2017), 'Geo-blocking, VPNs and injunctions', European Intellectual Property Review, vol 39, no 11 , pp 672 - 680.
  • Field, R. and Roy, A. (2017), 'A compulsory dispute resolution capstone subject : an important inclusion in a 21st century Australian law curriculum', Legal Education Review, vol 27, no 1 .
  • Roy, A. and Marsoof, A. (2016), 'The blocking injunction : a comparative and critical review of the EU, Singaporean and Australian regimes', European Intellectual Property Review, vol 38, no 2 , pp 92 - 100.
  • Roy, A. and Marsoof, A. (2016), 'Negligent omissions as a basis for holding online hosts liable for infringements of trade mark rights : an Australian perspective', Intellectual Property Quarterly, vol 4 , pp 371 - 392.
  • Roy, A. and Marsoof, A. (2016), 'A critical and comparative review of auDRP and UDRP domain name decisions', Journal of World Intellectual Property, vol 19, no 5-6 , pp 203 - 237.
  • Roy, A. and Marsoof, A. (2015), ''Bad faith' and 'rights or legitimate interests' under domain name law : emerging themes from the UDRP and auDRP', Media and Arts Law Review, vol 20, no 3 , pp 282 - 305.
  • Stoianoff, N. and Roy, A. (2015), 'Indigenous knowledge and culture in Australia : the case for sui generis legislation', Monash University Law Review, vol 41, no 3 , pp 745 - 784.
  • Roy, A. (2014), 'Navigating the landscape of the .au Dispute Resolution Policy as it enters its second decade', Media and Arts Law Review, vol 19 .
  • Roy, A. (2014), 'Internet domain name dispute resolution in Australia', European Intellectual Property Review, vol 36, no 8 , pp 492 - 498.
  • Roy, A. (2012), 'Reflections on the uniform domain name dispute resolution policy as it enters its second decade', International Journal of Technology Policy and Law, vol 1, no 1 , pp 15 - 24.
  • Roy, A. (2011), 'A new Australian development in trade marks and online infringement : the Mantra case', European Intellectual Property Review, vol 33, no 10 , pp 647 - 654.
  • Elkington, B. and Roy, A. (2011), 'The Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising The Bar) Bill 2011 (Cth) and its impact on the Trade Marks Act 1995 (Cth)', Intellectual Property Forum, vol 85 , pp 25 - 33.
  • Roy, A. (2009), 'Recent developments in law reform and Indigenous cultural and intellectual property in Australia', European Intellectual Property Review, vol 31, no 1 , pp 1 - 5.
  • Roy, A. (2008), 'Intellectual property rights : a western tale', Asia Pacific Law Review, vol 16, no 2 , pp 219 - 239.
  • Roy, A. (2008), 'Postcolonial theory and law : a critical introduction', Adelaide Law Review, vol 29, no 2 , pp 315 - 357.
  • Roy, A. (2008), 'A new dispute concerning the TRIPS Agreement : the United States and China in the WTO', Media and Arts Law Review, vol 13, no 3 , pp 324 - 340.
  • Roy, A. (2008), 'Copyright : a colonial doctrine in a postcolonial age', Copyright Reporter, vol 26, no 4 , pp 112 - 134.
  • Roy, A. (2007), 'A new dispute concerning the TRIPS agreement : the United States and China in the WTO', Journal of World Intellectual Property, vol 10, no 6 , pp 476 - 484.

Please contact Associate Professor Alpana Roy for full details of all grants received (past and continuing), invited conference and seminar presentations, publications and articles (not HERDC/ERA reported), reference entries, and theses. The full contents of this information is not currently supported by the Western Sydney University Staff Profile Management System due to storage limits. 

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Roy.

Previous Projects

Title: LexisNexis Precedents Project
Funder:
  • LexisNexis
Western Researchers: Alpana Roy
Years: 2016-08-24 - 2017-03-09
ID: P00024243
Title: From Suburban to Urban: planning for the delivery of quality open space
Funder:
  • UrbanGrowth NSW
Western Researchers: Awais Piracha, Cameron Mcauliffe and Alpana Roy
Years: 2017-07-19 - 2019-05-29
ID: P00024167

Supervision

Current Supervision

Thesis Title: Studying and Analysing the Adoption of the Telework for Saudi Women in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from a Legal Perspective
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Electronic Arbitration and Its Application in Saudi Arabia
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Conflicts over Enforcement of E-Surveilance and Protection of Privacy Rights in Transnational Levels: A Critical Analysis on Laws of the UK, EU and International Treaties
Field of Research:

Previous Supervision

Thesis Title: The Death of the Transformative Author: An Analysis of How Moral Rights in Copyright Law have the Potential to Limit Creative Freedom.
Field of Research: Law; Literature; Other Society And Culture

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