Sabine Jacques

Doctor of Philosophy, Dr, Dr

  • UEA LAW

  • 1.08 Earlham Hall

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Biography

Sabine Jacques joined UEA in 2016 as Lecturer in IP/IT/Media Law. Previously, Sabine achieved a PhD in copyright law at the University of Nottingham where she studied: ‘The Right to Parody? A comparative analysis’. In this research, she has a specific focus on the music industry as she was partially funded by MPA (Music Publishers Association), BASCA (British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors, now called The Ivors Academy for Music Creators) and PRS for Music (Performing Right Society). Before moving to the UK, Sabine obtained her bachelor and master degrees in law at the University of Liège, Belgium. She later graduated cum laude from an LLM in Intellectual Property law and Knowledge Management at Maastricht University, the Netherlands.

Sabine’s research has already given rise to publications in the field leading peer-reviewed journals, like the European Intellectual Property Review and the Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice. Additionally, she was awarded the Dean Moore Prize as recognition of her qualities as a researcher and was granted the Golding Essay Prize 2015 by the Competition Law Association. Furthermore, her monograph 'The Parody Exception in Copyright Law' was published by Oxford University Press in march 2019.

Her research interests include: Intellectual Property Law/Media Law, Music Copyright and where Intellectual Property Law interacts with other areas of law; such as Commercial Law, Human Rights Law, Contract Law, Tort Law, Comparative Law and Competition Law.

She also was an associate researcher at CREATe (Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Industries): http://www.create.ac.uk/

More recently, she became an analysts for EU Law Live (since 2020).

Sabine has experience in teaching Intellectual Property Law, Industrial Property Law and Contract Law. This academic year, Sabine is module organiser for Globalisation of IP law and she is part of the teaching team for Media Law, Intellectual Property Law and Current Issues of IP. Her teaching reputation has also been acknowledged by the European Intellectual Property Teachers' Network as she was awarded the best presentation prize 2017.

With Professor Morten Hviid, Sabine currently supervises Alia Kahwaji's PhD thesis on AI and patent law and Elena Dobbyne's PhD thesis on Keyword advertising, competition and IP.

Sabine has now joined the University of Liverpool but remains as  honorary associate professor at UEA.

Teaching Interests

Sabine has experience in teaching Intellectual Property Law, Industrial Property Law and Contract Law.

She is the module organiser for Globalisation of IP Law (PGT) and teaches on UG Intellectual Property Law, UG Media Law and PGT Current Issues of IP.

Sabine is the former module leader for the UEA International Summer School in Global Media and Communications Law

Administrative Posts

Sabine is the current  LAW LLB Director within the School of Law.

Key Research Interests

Her research interests include: Intellectual Property Law (copyright, patents, trade marks, designs)/Media Law, Music Copyright and where Intellectual Property Law interacts with other areas of law; such as Commercial Law, Human Rights Law, Contract Law, Tort Law, Comparative Law and Competition Law.

With Professor Morten Hviid, Sabine currently supervises Phillip Chapman's PhD thesis on 3D printing technology.

Postgraduate Research Opportunities

PhD supervision

I am interested in supervising students wanting to research on:

  • copyright, designs, trade marks, patents
  • IP rights including unfair competition
  • image rights

(this is a non-exhaustive list)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

External positions

Associate researcher at CREATe (Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Industries)

1 Mar 201631 Dec 2019

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