Faith Majekolagbe, PhD
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law - Admin
- (780) 492-6191
423 Law Centre
8820 - 111 St NWEdmonton ABT6G 2H5
Faith Majekolagbe is an Assistant Professor at the University of Alberta Faculty of Law and a scholar in intellectual property (IP) law. Her scholarship in IP law focuses on the effects of international copyright law and policy on access to knowledge, innovation, education, health, human development, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Her works have been published in renowned journals including the European Intellectual Property Review, IIC International Review on Intellectual Property and Competition Law, and the Journal of Law and Medicine.
Professor Majekolagbe has been appointed a Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University. As a Berkman Klein Fellow, she will contribute to the centre's research on copyright reforms that can support education in a pandemic and post-pandemic learning environment. She is also a member of the Global Expert Network on Copyright User Rights, Academic Network on the Right to Research in International Copyright, Open African Innovation Research Network, and Intellectual Property and Innovation Researchers of Asia.
Prior to joining the University of Alberta, Majekolagbe was a Schulich Fellow at Dalhousie University, a researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, and a sessional lecturer at Australian Catholic University. She also worked as a legal practitioner at a top-tier commercial law firm in Nigeria, Babalakin & Co.
Professor Majekolagbe is a graduate of the University of Ilorin, Nigeria and RMIT University, Australia.
- International Copyright Law
- Copyright and User Rights
- Copyright, Access to Knowledge and Development
- Open Access to Research and Open Education
- Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property (IP)
- IP and Access to Data for Innovation and Development
- IP and Trade Agreements
- Intellectual Property Law
- Copyright and Public Interest
- Corporations Law
- Enterprise Law
Formerly known as Faith Aboyeji
LAW 451 - Corporations Law
The laws governing corporations including: pre-incorporation matters; the corporation as a legal person; the tortious, criminal, regulatory, and contractual liability of the corporation; fiduciary duties in general and in commercial relationships, especially in the context of directors and officers, corporate social responsibility; corporate management; shareholder rights; and shareholder remedies.
LAW 518 - Intellectual Property
A study of the law with respect to patents, trade marks, trade secrets, copyrights and intangible property generally.
LAW 589 - Specialized Legal Topics
These courses will cover specialized topics of emerging importance in the law at a senior level in a format with a significant out-of-classroom component. The particular topic covered would vary dependent on the availability of Faculty with necessary teaching competence, student interest, and the needs of the legal profession.
LAW 599 - Seminars on Specialized Legal Topics
These seminars will cover specialized topics of emerging importance in the law at a senior level. The particular topic covered would vary dependent on the availability of Faculty with necessary teaching competence, student interest, and the needs of the legal profession. Sections may be offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.