Dr Muhammad Zaheer Abbas

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Dr. Muhammad Zaheer Abbas, Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy UK, is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Faculty of Business and Law, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia. In this role, he is working with Professor Matthew Rimmer on his Australian Research Council Discovery Project (Project ID: DP170100758). In March 2020, he completed PhD in Law at QUT as a recipient of QUT Postgraduate Research Award. Previously, he studied Law at International Islamic University (IIU), Islamabad, Pakistan, and obtained LLB (Hons) with distinction in 2010. He also obtained LLM in International Law, with distinction, from the same university in 2012. He served as a Lecturer in Law at Faculty of Law, IIU, and has nearly 10 years of teaching and/ or research experience. He also served as Associate Editor of ‘Islamabad Law Review’, a peer-reviewed open-access research journal of IIU. He has published 20 peer-reviewed research papers, mostly related to intellectual property protection and the public interest. He has also presented 26 conference papers on related topics.

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