Dr Catherine Michelle Bond

Dr Catherine Bond researches and teaches in the area of intellectual property law. She has published widely in leading Australian and international law journals on topics ranging from Crown copyright, to plain packaging of tobacco products, to the introduction of a patent system in the Game of Thrones world of Westeros.

Catherine’s first book, Anzac: The Landing, The Legend, The Law, was published by Australian Scholarly Publishing in 2016 and is available for purchase here. Her work on the legal regulation of 'Anzac' has been featured in The Sydney Morning Herald and on The Law Report, The World Today and Saturday Extra.

Catherine is currently the Acting Deputy Head of School and was previously the Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Faculty of Law. In 2015 she was the Chair of the UNSW-wide Women in Research Network (WiRN) Organising Committee, and the Faculty of Law Representative from 2013 to 2016. She has also been Acting Director of Research in Semester 2 2012; Director of the LLM (Innovation) and (Media and Technology Law) streams (2010 - 2014); and Director of the Master of Law, Media and Journalism (and its associated Graduate Diploma) programs (2011 - 2014) during her time at the Faculty of Law.

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Book Chapters

Bond C, 2019, 'Aspirin Pill', in Op den Kamp C; Hunter D (ed.), A History of Intellectual Property in 50 Objects, Cambridge University Press, pp. 209 - 215

Bond CM, 2016, 'Cabined, cribbed, confined, bound in: Copyright in the Australian colonies', in Alexander I; Gomez-Arostegui T (ed.), Research Handbook on the History of Copyright Law, Edward Elgar Publishing, UK, pp. 372 - 390

Books

Bond CM, 2016, Anzac: The Landing, The Legend, The Law, 1, Australian Scholarly Publishing, North Melbourne, http://scholarly.info/book/518/

Conference Presentations

Bond C, 2018, '"To Kill A Trade Mark": Wartime Lessons for Trade Mark Law', presented at Centre for Transformation Innovation and Swinburne Law School Research Seminar Series, Swinburne University of Technology, 05 December 2018, https://www.swinburne.edu.au/events/departments/research/2018/12/to-kill-a-trade-mark-wartime-lessons-for-trade-mark-law.php

Bond C, 2018, 'Fairness on the home front: "Anzac" as trade mark, 1915 -', presented at International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property (ATRIP), Hanken School of Economics, 05 August 2018

Bond C, 2017, ''To Kill a Trade Mark': Wartime Lessons on the Objects and Purposes of Trade Mark Law', presented at International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property (ATRIP), Victoria University of Wellington, 23 October 2017, https://www.victoria.ac.nz/atrip

Bond C, 2017, 'Anzac: The Landing, The Legend, The Law', presented at Seminar, Swinburne Law School, Swinburne University of Technology, 20 April 2017

Bond C, 2017, 'Anzac: The Landing, The Legend, The Law', presented at Seminar and Book Launch - Intellectual Property and Innovation Law Research Program, Queensland University of Technology, 12 April 2017, https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/20170412-seminar-and-book-launch-anzac-the-landing-the-legend-the-law-tickets-32427327008#

Bond C, (eds.), 2017, 'Anzac: The Landing, The Legend, The Law', presented at UNSW Law Book Forum, UNSW Australia, 06 April 2017

Bond C, 2017, 'A Statement Worth £100: The High Price of Dissent in WWI Australia', presented at Conference of the Law, Literature and Humanities Association of Australasia, La Trobe Law School, Melbourne Law School, 12 December 2017, https://www.lawlithum.org/dissents-and-dispositions-llha-conference-12-14-december/

Bond C; Bowrey K, 2016, 'Dramatisation, Film and Performance Rights: Reconciling Nineteenth Century British Law and Business Practice', presented at Australasian IP Academics Conference, University of Western Australia, 03 February 2016

Bond C, 2015, 'Stumbling through Anzackery: The Legal Regulation of a Symbol of State', presented at CMCL and IPRIA Conference, University of Melbourne, 23 November 2015

Bond C, 2015, 'Commentator, Joseph Slaughter, "Open Source Intelligence: Counterinsurgency, State Secrets and Small Novels"', presented at International Society for the History and Theory of Intellectual Property 7th Annual Workshop, University of Pennsylvania, 22 - 24 July 2015

Bond C, 2014, 'Beyond Borders: Extra-territorial regulation of 'Anzac'', presented at Australia and New Zealand Law and History Conference, University of New England, 10 December 2014

Bond C; Bowrey K, 2014, 'The Mystery of a Hansom Cab: An inquiry into how late 19th century copyright law supported colonial 'Australian' productions', presented at Australia and New Zealand Law and History Conference, University of New England, 10 December 2014

Bond C, 2014, 'Law and Symbols of State: A Legal History of 'Anzac'', presented at Law School Seminar Series, University of New South Wales, 09 September 2014

Bond C, 2014, 'Colonial Newspapers as Copyright Courtrooms', presented at Australasian IP Academics Conference, Griffith University, 07 February 2014

Bond C, 2013, 'From I.G. Farbenindustrie to Lili Marlene: Wartime Regulation of Enemy-Owned Intellectual Property in Australia', presented at Law School Seminar Series, University of New South Wales, 08 December 2013

Bond C, 2013, ''"The Equitable Right to Her Late Husband’s Brains": The Cultural Practice of a ‘Right’ to Royalties in the Australian Colonies'', presented at International Society for the History and Theory of Intellectual Property 5th Annual Conference, Universite Paris Diderot and Universite Pantheon-Assas, 26 - 28 June 2013

Bond C, 2012, '‘Constitutional transformations of Australian Intellectual property laws’', presented at Australia & New Zealand Law and History Society Conference, University of Technology Sydney, 10 - 12 December 2012

Bond C; Greenleaf G, 2012, '"Public rights" in copyright: What makes up Australia's public domain?'', presented at Australasian IP Academics Conference, University of Adelaide, 13 - 14 July 2012

Bond CM, 2007, 'Copyright Criminals and Death of the Commons', presented at Outlaws: Australian National University College of Law Postgraduate Research Conference, Australian National University, Canberra, 06 - 07 June 2007

Journal articles

Bond C, 2019, 'Symbols, Trade Marks and Remembrance: “Anzac” and the Poppy', European Intellectual Property Review, vol. 41, pp. 373 - 380

Bond CM, 2017, 'Tobacco Plain Packaging in Australia : JT International v Commonwealth and Beyond', QUT Law Review, vol. 17, pp. 1 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.5204/qutlr.v17i2.702

Bond CM, 2017, ''"Through the dreadful circumstances of fate, a broken man": Anton Reznicek, War and Australian Law, 1911-1930'', Legal History, vol. 17, pp. 46 - 69, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3018325

Bond C, 2016, 'So your client's been publicly shamed - Part I', Internet Law Bulletin, vol. 19, pp. 246 - 249

Bond C, 2016, 'So your client's been publicly shamed - Part II', Internet Law Bulletin, vol. 19, pp. 318 - 321

Bond CM; Crosbie S, 2015, 'Nothing burns like the cold - except for wildfire: How patents could win the Game of Thrones', Media and Arts Law Review, vol. 20, pp. 125 - 146

Bond CM, 2015, 'This is not a Bill to legalize looting: Wartime Regulation of Enemy-Owned Intellectual Property in Australia', Intellectual Property Quarterly, vol. 2, pp. 79 - 105

Bond C; Greenleaf G, 2015, 'Copyright duration in Australia: 1869 to 2014', AUSTRALIAN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY JOURNAL, vol. 25, pp. 155 - 178, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000364744100004&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Bond CM, 2014, 'A spectacle cannot be owned: A History of the uneasy relationship between copyright and sport in Australia', Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Journal, vol. 8, pp. 1 - 19, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=899740099284908;res=IELHSS

Bond CM; Greenleaf G, 2013, '“Public rights” in copyright: What makes up Australia's public domain?', Australian Intellectual Property Journal, vol. 23, pp. 111, http://www.thomsonreuters.com.au/australian-intellectual-property-journal-online/productdetail/97148

Bond CM, 2013, 'Commonwealth v WikiLeaks: Fairfax revisited', Media and Arts Law Review, vol. 18, pp. 310 - 329, http://www.lexisnexis.com.au/aus/products/catalog/current_htm/MED.asp

Bond CM, 2011, 'There's nothing worse than a muddle in all the world": Copyright complexity and law reform in Australia', University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol. 34, pp. 1145 - 1162, http://www.unswlawjournal.unsw.edu.au/lj2/issue.asp?id=34-3&fid=f17-2

Bond CM; Greenleaf GW, 2011, 'Reuse rights and Australia's unfinished PSI revolution', International Journal Informatica e Diritto, vol. 1, pp. 341 - 369, http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1951625

Bond CM, 2011, '"The play goes on eternally": Copyright, Marcus Clarke's Heirs and His Natural Life as Play and Film - Part One', Intellectual Property Journal, vol. 23, pp. 267 - 287, http://search.proquest.com/docview/896467832?accountid=12763

Bond CM, 2011, '"The play goes on eternally": Copyright, Marcus Clarke's Heirs and His Natural Life as Play and Film Part Two', Intellectual Property Journal, vol. 24, pp. 61 - 77, http://search.proquest.com/docview/913405761?accountid=12763

Bond CM, 2011, 'Big Tobacco, Smaller Print: The Constitutional Validity of Plain Packaging on Tobacco Products', Public Law Review, vol. 22, pp. 251 - 256, http://legalonline.thomson.com.au.wwwproxy0.library.unsw.edu.au/jour/resultDetailed.jsp?curRequestedHref=journals/PLR/volumes/22&contentSourceHref=journals/PLR/volumes/22/parts/4/articles/251/fulltext

Bond CM, 2010, '"Curse the Law!": unravelling the copyright complexities in Marcus Clarke's His Natural Life', Media and Arts Law Review, vol. 15, pp. 452 - 477, http://law.bepress.com/unswwps/flrps10/art50/

Bond CM, 2009, 'Constitutional aspects of Australia's public domain', Copyright Reporter, vol. 27, pp. 4 - 11

Bowrey KA; Bond CM, 2009, 'Copyright and the fourth estate: Does copyright support a sustainable and reliable public domain of news?', Intellectual Property Quarterly, pp. 399 - 427

Bond CM, 2007, 'Reconciling crown copyright and reuse of government information: An analysis of the CLRC Crown Copyright Review', Media and Arts Law Review, vol. 12, pp. 343 - 365

Bond CM, 2007, 'Simplification and consistency in Australian Public Rights Licences', Script-ed, vol. 4, pp. 38 - 58

Bond CM; Greenleaf GW; Paramaguru A, 2007, 'Advance Australia Fair? The Copyright Reform Process', The Journal of World Intellectual Property, vol. 10, pp. 284 - 313

Bond CM, 2007, 'Legal Controversies Surrounding Wikipedia', Computers and Law, vol. 68, pp. 4 - 8

Bond CM, 2006, 'Can I sue Google if it says I`m Gay? THe Tales of Internet defamation in the UK', Computers and Law, vol. 64, pp. 1 - 6

Bond CM, 2006, 'Trade Mark Infringement with an Apple Twist', Computers and Law, vol. 65, pp. 7 - 10

Bond CM, 2006, 'More Convenient Copyright? The Copyright Amendment Act 2006', Computers and Law, vol. 66, pp. 1 - 6

Reports

Bowrey KA; Alexander I; Bond C; Burrell R; Greenleaf G; Handler M; Nicol D; Neilsen J; Weatherall K, 2016, Submission 505 to Productivity Commission, Intellectual Property Arrangements: Draft Report, http://www.pc.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0010/201520/subdr505-intellectual-property.pdf

Bond CM; Greenleaf G; Paramaguru A; Christou S, 2008, Legal Deposit's Role in the Public Domain': Submission to the Attorney-General's Department and DCITA, Review of the Extension of Legal Deposit, Australia

Bond CM; Greenleaf G; Vaile D; Christou S, 2008, Making Victoria's Public Sector Information More Useful': Submission to the Victorian Economic Development and Infrastructure Committee 'Inquiry into Improving Access to Victorian Public Sector Inform, Economic Development and Infrastructure. Committe, Victoria

  • Australian Research Council LIEF Grant 2015: 'The Australasian Legal History Libraries: Stage II'. Chief Investigators: Greenleaf, Prof Graham W; Mowbray, Prof Andrew S; Lunney, Prof Mark D; Twomey, Prof Anne F; Adams, Prof Michael A; Jones, Ms Judith S; Petrow, A/Prof Stefan; Nettelbeck, Prof Amanda E; Prest, Prof Wilfrid R; Finnane, Prof Mark J; Nielsen, Dr Jennifer M; Swain, A/Prof Warren M; Wells, Mr Andrew M; Genovese, Dr Ann L; Josev, Ms Tanya; Reynolds, Prof Rocque; Dorsett, Prof Shaunnagh G; Ailwood, Dr Sarah L; Sainsbury, Prof Maree T; Bond, Dr Catherine M; Stuhmcke, Prof Anita; Ford, Dr Lisa M; Stuckey, Prof Michael; Certoma, Prof Leroy; Williams, Prof John M; Appleby, Dr Gabrielle J; Kercher, Prof Bruce R; Kelly, A/Prof Catherine J; Handford, Prof Peter R
  • Australian Research Council Discovery Project 2014 - 2016: 'Australian made: A history of Australian copyright law and creator success 1868-1968'. Chief Investigators: Professor Kathy Bowrey and Dr Catherine Bond.
  • Australian Research Council LIEF Grant 2012: 'The Australasian Legal History Library: Creating historical depth in legal data on AustLII, to improve all legal research'. Chief Investigators: Mowbray, Prof Andrew S; Greenleaf, Prof Graham W; Ford, Dr Lisa M; Nettelbeck, Prof Amanda E; Grantham, Prof Ross B; Twomey, A/Prof Anne F; Finnane, Prof Mark J; Williams, Prof John M; Buck, Prof Andrew R; Kercher, Prof Bruce R; Adams, Prof Michael A; Foster, A/Prof Robert K; Petrow, A/Prof Stefan; Bond, Dr Catherine M; Dorsett, A/Prof Shaunnagh G; Lunney, Prof Mark D; McDermott, A/Prof Peter M; Prest, Em/Prof Wilfrid R; Jones, Ms Judith S; Irving, Prof Helen D; Otlowski, Prof Margaret F; Peterson, Mr Naish.

Intellectual Property, copyright, Crown copyright, colonial copyright, trade Marks, legal regulation of use of the word 'Anzac', legal history

Currently Teaching

Intellectual Property 1: Copyright and Designs (LAWS3046/JURD7446)

Intellectual Property 2: Trade Marks and Patents (LAWS3248/JURD7448)

Law and the Culture Industries (LAWS8139/JURD7639)

Lawyers, Ethics and Justice (LAWS1230/JURD7130)