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Joanna Wisniowska

Joanna Wisniowska


Nottingham Law School

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Nottingham Law School staff


Joanna is a Lecturer at Nottingham Law School. She teaches modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, including intellectual property law, commercial law, as well as European Union law and company law as part of the Postgraduate Diploma of Law. She is also involved in the Intellectual Property Research Group at NLS.

Career overview

Prior to joining NTU, Joanna was working as an intellectual property lawyer in a firm based in Poland. She was involved in trademark, patent, and unfair competition practice, as well as IT/TMT legal team. Joanna then secured the scholarship to pursue PhD at the University of Nottingham. Throughout the course of her PhD, she was working as a tutor at the University of Nottingham School of Law.

Joanna holds a qualifying master degree in law from the Jagiellonian University in Krakow (Poland) and Magister Juris (MJur) from the University of Oxford. She is completing her doctoral project in the field of intellectual property law at the University of Nottingham and is currently awaiting her viva voce examination.

Research areas

Joanna’s research interests include trademark and patent law, with main focus placed on European and international intellectual property law. She is particularly interested in interdisciplinary topics at the intersection of IP law, commercial law, insolvency law, and law and biotechnology.

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