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Senior Lecturer in Law, Curtin University

Dr Cheryl Foong is a Senior Lecturer and Academic Discipline Lead for Law at Curtin Law School, where she teaches Intellectual Property (IP) law and Competition law. She publishes on copyright law in the digital environment, and regularly speaks at national and international conferences. Cheryl's book, The Making Available Right: Realizing the Potential of Copyright's Dissemination Function in the Digital Age (Edward Elgar, 2019), recognises the significance of copyright owners’ exclusive right to make content available to the public in an online environment driven by on-demand access.


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Law, Curtin University


  • 2018 
    Australian Catholic University, PhD in Law
  • 2014 
    Columbia Law School, Master of Laws
  • 2012 
    Queensland University of Technology, LLM (IP and Technology Law)
  • 2009 
    Queensland University of Technology, LLB