Brief Bio

Dr Catherine Bond is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law & Justice, UNSW Sydney. She has two primary research areas: the legal history of law during times of war, and intellectual property history. Dr Bond has published on issues ranging from the plain packaging of tobacco products, to Crown copyright, to the introduction of a patent system in the world of Game of Thrones. Her first book, Anzac: The Landing, The Legend, The Law, an account of one of Australia’s most revered and protected words, was published in 2016; her second book, Law in War: Freedom and Restriction in Australia during the Great War, was published in 2020. At UNSW Sydney, she teaches into the LLB, JD and LLM curriculums, in courses including legal ethics; legal research and writing; and intellectual property. Associate Professor Bond has recently served as Associate Dean (Academic) in the Faculty of Law & Justice and Acting Deputy President of the UNSW Academic Board.

Associate Professor Bond holds a Bachelor of Media/LLB (Hons I) from Macquarie University and a PhD from the University of New South Wales.

Courses taught at CTLS

  • Comparative Intellectual Property Law (Spring 2024)
  • Law and Culture Industries (Spring 2024)