Professor Louise Longdin
Professor of Law / Director of Postgraduate Programmes in Law and Taxation
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 x 5044
Room WY 612
Level 6, AUT Law School Building
120 Mayoral Drive
Auckland Central 1010
Faculty of Business and Law
Auckland University of Technology
Private Bag 92006
- Bachelor of Arts
- LLB (Hons)
- Master of Jurisprudence (Distinction)
- Diploma of Teaching
- Diploma of Deaf Teaching
- Admission to the Roll of Barristers and Solicitors in the High Court of New Zealand
Professor Louise Longdin is the Director of Postgraduate Law and Taxation in the School of Law. Prior to joining AUT in 2007, she was an Associate-Professor and the Director of Postgraduate Programmes in the Department of Commercial Law at the University of Auckland. She is the Director of the Board of the Competition Law and Policy Institute of New Zealand and the NZ Member of both the Association Littéraire et Artisque Internationale (ALAI) France and the Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property (ATRIP) Max Planck Institute, Munich.
Louise has been a Visiting Fellow at the Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre, St Peters College and is a Visiting Professorial Fellow at the Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales where she teaches an annual intensive LLM course in Global Issues in Competition Law and Policy.
Louise is a joint author with Professor Ian Eagles of Refusals to License Information Technology: Testing the Limits of Law and Economics
(Hart Publishing, Oxford 2011). In addition to being the General Editor of Law in Business and Government in New Zealand
(4th ed, 2006, Palatine Press, Auckland) she has contributed major chapters to that text as well as to Rickett and Austin (eds) International Intellectual Property Law and the Common Law World
(Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2000) and MacMillan (ed), New Directions in Copyright Law
(Edward Elgar Publishing, UK, 2007). Louise has also published widely in both national and international refereed law journals, presented invited papers at many international law conferences and provided advice to government from time to time in relation to telecommunications law, securities regulation and copyright.
Louise has devised and taught at both undergraduate and postgraduate level courses in law in the areas of:
- intellectual property law and policy
- international information security law
- communications and information technology law
- international copyright law
- trans-jurisdictional issues in competition law and policy
She has also supervised and examined over forty five PhD, LLB(Hons), MComLaw, LLM and MTaxS dissertations and theses for both NZ and overseas universities.
Current Research Projects:
Louise is currently working on copyright and competition law and policy issues relating to the exploitation and distribution of copyright works in the digital environment.
Articles in Peer Reviewed Law Journals within the last ten years:
- L Longdin and P H Lim, “Inexhaustible Distribution Rights for Copyright Owners and the Foreclosure of Secondary Markets for Used Software” (Under review by the International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law)
- P H Lim and L Longdin, “Welcome Clarification of Copyright Protection for Software: Fisher v Paykel Financial Services Ltd v Karum Group LLC “ (to be published in 2013 New Zealand Business Law Quarterly)
- L Longdin and P H Lim, “Copyright in High Technology and Haute Cuisine: Distinguishing Inspiration and Infringement” (2013) 35 European Intellectual Property Review 74-81.
- P H Lim, & L Longdin,. “P2P Online File Sharing: Transnational Convergence and Divergence in Balancing Stakeholder Interests” (2011) 33 European Intellectual Property Review 690-698.
- C Dickson & L Longdin “Special Interest Marketing Laws: Have We Forgotten the Statute of Monopolies?” (2011) 17 New Zealand Business Law Quarterly 212-229.
- L Longdin, “Public Law Solutions to Private Law Problems: Major Event Regulation Subverts Intellectual Property’s Internal Balance” (2009) Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice 746-742.
- I Eagles and L Longdin, "Subjecting Competition Law Exemptions to a Rule of Reason: New Zealand Courts Push at the Boundaries of Statutory Interpretation" (2009) University of New South Wales Law Journal 309-324.
- P H Lim and L Longdin “Fresh Lessons for First Movers in Software Copyright Disputes – A Cross Jurisdictional Convergence “ (2009) 4 International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law 374-392.
- L Longdin, “Major Event Regulation: Lessons For and From New Zealand” (2008) 3 ANZSLJ 5-36.
- J Diplock and L Longdin, “Insider Trading Reform in New Zealand” (2008) 29 The Company Lawyer 141-149.
- I Eagles and L Longdin, “Microsoft’s Refusal to Disclose Software Interoperability Information and the Court of First Instance” (2008) 5 European Intellectual Property Law Review 205-208.
- I Eagles and L Longdin, “Refusal to License Software Interoperability Information: Microsoft Meets the Court of First Instance" Forthcoming 2008 European Intellectual Property Review.
- J Diplock and L Longdin, “The Journey Toward Effective Insider Trading Regulation” (2007) 13 New Zealand Business Law Quarterly 290-305.
- L Longdin, “Hyperlinking and Copyright Infringement” (2007) 13 New Zealand Business Law Quarterly pp. 33- 46.I Eagles and L Longdin, “Withholding Data as an Abuse of Market Power” (2006) 12 NZBLQ 395-415.
- L Longdin, “Putting the Cart Before the Horse in New Zealand Copyright Law”  European Intellectual Property Law Review 283-284.
- L Longdin, “Collaborative Authorship of Distance Learning Materials: Copyright and Moral Rights Problems Across Borders,” (2005) European Intellectual Property Law Review 4-10.
- L. Longdin, “Copyright Dowries in Academia: Multiple Authorship and Contestable Ownership of Online Teaching Materials.” (2004) 35 International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law (IIC) 22-45.
- I Eagles and L Longdin, “Copyright in Bespoke Software: Commissioners’ Rights in Incorporated and Connected Works” (2004) European Intellectual Property Law Review 162-169.