Faith Majekolagbe is an Assistant Professor at the University of Alberta Faculty of Law and a Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. She is responsible for creating the entrepreneurial law and entrepreneurial law clinic courses at the Faculty of Law and teaches both courses, in addition to corporations law and intellectual property law.
Faith is a scholar in intellectual property and development policy, researching the role of intellectual property and innovation laws, policies, and practices in access to knowledge (including access to education, research, and health), the democratization of innovation & creativity, sustainable development, and securing the overall public interest in knowledge and innovation goods.
As a Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center, she contributes to the work of the centre on securing the public interest in intellectual property and innovation laws, policies, and practices.
Faith also provides advice to national governments and international organizations on various matters related to intellectual property and development.
Faith is 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 Intellectual Property Law
- Copyright and Public Interest
- Copyright, Access to Knowledge and Development
- Patents and Right to Health
- Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property (IP)
- IP and Access Issues
- IP and Trade Agreements
- Intellectual Property Law
- Corporations Law
- Entrepreneurial Law
- Entrepreneurial Law Clinic
Formerly known as Faith Aboyeji
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.
A study of the law with respect to patents, trade marks, trade secrets, copyrights and intangible property generally.
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.
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.