Projects per year
My current research interests are intellectual property law, especially the law of trade marks; cultural property law, and legal history. In the past, I have also published in the fields of land law, landlord and tenant law (especially business tenancies), and property law generally.
Honorary Professor, University of Edinburgh
Visiting Full Professor, University College Dublin (2017-2020) (honorary)
Honorary Bencher, Inn of Court of N.I. 2016 -
Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship 2015-2017
President, Irish Legal History Society, 2009-2012
British Academy Senior Research Fellow, 2005-2006
Dean of Faculty of Law and head of School of Law, 1994-1997
Barrister (NI; 1976 call)
Letters from Inverarary - the eighth duke of Argyll's correspondence with the marquis of Dufferin and Ava, with particular reference to Gladstone's Land ActsDawson, N., 01 Jan 2015, Stair Society Miscellany VII. MacQueen, P. H. (ed.). Seventh miscellany ed. Stair Society, Vol. 62. p. 359 - 380 22 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › ChapterOpen Access
Locating Geographical Indications - Perspectives from English Law: Republication by consent of a paper published in 2000 in Trademark ReporterDawson, N., 2015, Geographical Indications : volume 1. Blakeney, M. (ed.). 2015 ed. London: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Vol. 1. (Critical Concepts in Intellectual Property Law series).
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter
Publication Review: of I. Calboli and E. Lee, Trademark Protection and Territoriality Challenges in a Global EconomyDawson, N., 2015, In: European Intellectual Property Review. 37, 2, p. 123-125 3 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Book/Film/Article review
Dawson, N. M., 15 Oct 2014, In: Journal of Legal History. 35, 3, p. 258 - 280 23 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review
External examiner, QMUL/UCL, for LLM, PG Diploma and PG Certificate in Laws (International Programme)
Norma Dawson (Examiner)2017 → …
Activity: Examination types › PGT external examination
Norma Dawson (Contributor)2015
Activity: Participating in or organising an event types › Participation in Festival/Exhibition