Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
Associate Professor

Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond

Law & Justice
Sch of Law Society&Criminology

Associate Professor Catherine Bond researches in intellectual property law, specifically copyright history; the relationship between law and war in Australia; and Australian legal history. 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 recent book, Law in War: Freedom and Restriction in Australia During the Great War, was published by NewSouth Publishing in April 2020 and is available for purchase here. In addition to Catherine's research being showcased on multiple media, podcast and radio outlets, including on The Law Report, Big Ideas on ABC Radio National and ABC Nightlife,  Law in War received positive reviews in forums including The Sydney Morning Herald/The AgeThe Canberra Times and Australian Book Review. An extract from the start of the book was published in Inside Story

Catherine’s first book, Anzac: The Landing, The Legend, The Law, was published by Australian Scholarly Publishing in 2016. Anzac 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 teaches across a range of courses in the UG, JD and PG law programs, including the UG/JD core course Lawyers, Ethics and Justice; the UG/JD elective courses Intellectual Property 1: Copyright and Designs and Intellectual Property 2: Trade Marks and Patents; the PG core course Legal Concepts, Research and Writing; and the PG elective Law and the Culture Industries.

In the Faculty of Law & Justice, Catherine serves as the Associate Dean (Academic). She has previously been the Acting Deputy Head of School (2019) and Director of Undergraduate Studies (2017-2019) in the Faculty of Law. In 2015 Catherine 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 (2012); the Director of the LLM (Innovation) and LLM (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 UNSW Sydney.

Phone
+61 2 9385 2259
Location
Room 230 The Law Building University of New South Wales UNSW Kensington Campus Sydney NSW 2052 Australia

Publications

  • Books | 2020
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    Bond C, 2020, Law in War: Freedom and restriction in Australia during the Great War, NewSouth Publishing, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1031461X.2021.1907937
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    Bond C; Lai JC, 2020, ''"A process of experimentation": intellectual property, war and defence in Australasia'', in Ghosh S (ed.), Forgotten Intellectual Property Lore: Creativity, Entrepreneurship and Intellectual Property, Edward Elgar, pp. 375 - 406, https://www.e-elgar.com/shop/gbp/forgotten-intellectual-property-lore-9781788978705.html
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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. 208 - 215, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/9781108325806
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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 | 2016
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    Bond CM, 2016, Anzac: The Landing, The Legend, The Law, 1, Australian Scholarly Publishing, North Melbourne, http://scholarly.info/book/518/
  • Journal articles | 2019
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    Bond C, 2019, 'Crown Ownership of Copyright: The Official History of Australia in the War of 1914-1918 as a Case Study', Adelaide Law Review, vol. 40, pp. 695 - 723, https://www8.austlii.edu.au/cgi-bin/viewdb/au/journals/AdelLawRw/
    Journal articles | 2019
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    Bond C, 2019, 'Symbols, Trade Marks and Remembrance: “Anzac” and the Poppy', European Intellectual Property Review, vol. 41, pp. 373 - 380
    Journal articles | 2017
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
    Journal articles | 2017
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
    Journal articles | 2016
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    Bond C, 2016, 'So your client's been publicly shamed - Part II', Internet Law Bulletin, vol. 19, pp. 318 - 321
    Journal articles | 2016
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    Bond C, 2016, 'So your client's been publicly shamed - Part I', Internet Law Bulletin, vol. 19, pp. 246 - 249
    Journal articles | 2015
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
    Journal articles | 2015
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
    Journal articles | 2015
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    Greenleaf GW; Bond C, 2015, 'Copyright duration in Australia: 1869 to 2014', Australian Intellectual Property Journal, vol. 25, pp. 155 - 178, http://ssrn.com/abstract=2711580
    Journal articles | 2014
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
    Journal articles | 2013
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
    Journal articles | 2013
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
    Journal articles | 2011
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
    Journal articles | 2011
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
    Journal articles | 2011
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
    Journal articles | 2011
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
    Journal articles | 2011
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
    Journal articles | 2010
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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/
    Journal articles | 2009
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    Bond CM, 2009, 'Constitutional aspects of Australia's public domain', Copyright Reporter, vol. 27, pp. 4 - 11
    Journal articles | 2009
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
    Journal articles | 2007
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
    Journal articles | 2007
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
    Journal articles | 2007
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    Bond CM, 2007, 'Simplification and consistency in Australian Public Rights Licences', Script-ed, vol. 4, pp. 38 - 58
    Journal articles | 2007
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    Bond CM, 2007, 'Legal Controversies Surrounding Wikipedia', Computers and Law, vol. 68, pp. 4 - 8
    Journal articles | 2006
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
    Journal articles | 2006
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    Bond CM, 2006, 'Trade Mark Infringement with an Apple Twist', Computers and Law, vol. 65, pp. 7 - 10
    Journal articles | 2006
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    Bond CM, 2006, 'More Convenient Copyright? The Copyright Amendment Act 2006', Computers and Law, vol. 66, pp. 1 - 6
  • Reports | 2016
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
    Reports | 2008
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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 Information & Data, Economic Development and Infrastructure. Committe, Victoria
    Reports | 2008
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
  • Conference Presentations | 2018
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
    Conference Presentations | 2018
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
    Conference Presentations | 2017
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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/
    Conference Presentations | 2017
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
    Conference Presentations | 2017
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    Bond C, 2017, 'Anzac: The Landing, The Legend, The Law', presented at Seminar, Swinburne Law School, Swinburne University of Technology, 20 April 2017
    Conference Presentations | 2017
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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#
    Conference Presentations | 2017
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    Bond C, (eds.), 2017, 'Anzac: The Landing, The Legend, The Law', presented at UNSW Law Book Forum, UNSW Australia, 06 April 2017
    Conference Presentations | 2016
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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 July 2015 - 24 July 2015
    Conference Presentations | 2014
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
    Conference Presentations | 2014
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
    Conference Presentations | 2014
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
    Conference Presentations | 2014
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    Bond C, 2014, 'Colonial Newspapers as Copyright Courtrooms', presented at Australasian IP Academics Conference, Griffith University, 07 February 2014
    Conference Presentations | 2013
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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
    Conference Presentations | 2013
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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 June 2013 - 28 June 2013
    Conference Presentations | 2012
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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 July 2012 - 14 July 2012
    Conference Presentations | 2012
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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 December 2012 - 12 December 2012
    Conference Presentations | 2007
    Associate Professor Catherine Michelle Bond
    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 June 2007 - 07 June 2007

Awards

Grants

  • 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.

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