Associate Professor Anna Kingsbury

Associate Professor (Law)

Qualifications: BA Auck LLB MLIS Well LLM Melb LLM NYU SJD La Trobe

About Me

Dr Anna Kingsbury has been a full-time academic staff member in the Faculty of Law since 1997. She completed her Bachelor of Laws at Victoria University of Wellington, and has been admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand.

Dr Kingsbury holds a Masters in Law from the University of Melbourne, a Masters in Law specializing in Trade Regulation from New York University and a Doctorate in Juridical Science from La Trobe University.

Papers I Teach

Research Supervised

  • Masoni, Claudia (in progress) Indigenous Knowledge and Intellectual Property.
  • Werner, Julia (in progress) Copyright Licensing of Musical Works.
  • Greer, Shelly (in progress) Fair Use in Copyright Law.

Research Interests

  1. Intellectual Property Law & Policy
  2. Information Technology Law
  3. Competition Law

Dr Kingsbury's research has been published in refereed journals in the United States and the United Kingdom and Europe as well as in New Zealand.


Commercial/Contract Law; Law

Intellectual Property

Recent Publications

  • Kingsbury, A. F. (2017). Media mergers: Is competition law enough?. ECLR: European Competition Law Review, 38(1), 8-17.

  • Kingsbury, A. F. (2017). Competition law: Recent price-fixing cases and agreed penalties. New Zealand Law Journal, (3), 90.

  • Kingsbury, A. F. (2016). The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and the protection of commercial confidential information and trade secrets in New Zealand law. European Intellectual Property Review, 38(4), 237-245. Open Access version:

  • Kingsbury, A. F. (2016). Using the criminal law computer misuse provisions to protect confidential information. New Zealand Law Journal, 4, 6 pages. Open Access version:

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Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Kingsbury, AProf Anna 4729 annak N.4.11 Law, Faculty of

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