Dr Kunle Ola - Nat Thomas More Law School (Faculty of Law and Business)

Assistant Supervisor – Only eligible to supervise with a fully accredited Principal or Co-supervisor


Dr Kunle Ola is a Lecturer at the Thomas More Law School teaching Intellectual Property, Business Organisations, Contract and Consumer Protection. He's research focuses on Intellectual Property, Copyright Collective Administration and Open Access to Knowledge. In his research he has collaborated with reputable agencies including, the Ford Foundation, United Nations Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD), World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), Australian Research Council (ARC) and Canada's International Development Research Council (IDRC). He has published with reputable international publishers and journals. His recent work on Open Access titled Open Access to Knowledge in Nigeria: A framework for developing countries was recently published with Routledge (2018).


Phone :+61399533652 (Melbourne)
Email :kunle.ola@acu.edu.au
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Research Interests

Intellectual Property ; Copyright ; Copyright Collective Administration of Rights ; Open Access ;

Methods Expertise

descriptive studies ; Questionnaire and survey research ; Case Study ;

Research Projects

No research project is currently recorded.

Selected Publications


Open Access to Knowledge in Nigeria: A framework for Developing Countries


Evolution and Future Trends of Copyright in Nigeria, in Copyright Perspective: Past, Present and Prospect

Scholarly Publication in Nigeria: Implications of Open Access, in The WIPO Journal, Sweet & Maxwell 117-132


Fundamentals of Open Access, in European Intellectual Property Review, 112-123


Copyright Collective Administration in Nigeria: Lessons for Africa