Research Profile

Recent Publications (2008 onwards)

Chapter Contribution

'Technology-based small firms and the commodification of intellectual property rights' in The reform of UK Personal Property Law (ed de Lacy) (2010), pp. 308-327.

Wider Research Interests

Commercial Law (Harmonisation of Commercial Law and especially personal property security law)

The development of Legal Wales (The growth of a corpus of Welsh legal language and more generally the issue of bilingualism in the development of law and its administration).

Publication Record

Books

Editor, Issues in International Commercial Law, (Ashgate, 2004), 261pp + (i)-(vi)

Editor, Security Interests in Mobile Equipment , (Dartmouth, 2002), 548 pp + i–xiv

Articles and Chapter Contributions

'Technology-based small firms and the commodification of intellectual property rights' in The reform of UK Personal Property Law (ed de Lacy) (2010), pp. 308-327.
(with L Mainwaring) 'Territorial justice and access to knowledge: the distribution of high-level legal skills in the regions of England and Wales' (2007) 3 International Journal of the Legal Profession, pp. 237-260.
(with L Mainwaring) 'Legal Services to The Regional Economy: Evidence From Wales' Tijdschrift Voor Sociale en Economishce Geografie, 98, (2007), pp. 373-84.

'Secured Financing of Intellectual Property Assets', (2006) 3 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, pp. 559-584.

'The Use of the Welsh Language and the Legal Process in Wales' in Pius ten Hacken (ed) Terminology, Computing and Translation (2006), pp.175-192 (Gunter Nar Verlag: Tubingen)

'The Reform of English Personal Property Security Law: Functionalism and Article Nine of the Uniform Commercial Code' (2004) 24 Legal Studies, pp. 295-321.

'The Emergence of a Substantive International Legal Regime in High Value Equipment Moving Between Frontiers' [2003] JICL, pp. 351-375.

'The New Lex Mercatoria – International Interests in Mobile Equipment' (2003) 52 International Comparative Law Quarterly, pp. 151-176.

'Retention of Title Clauses in Europe and Non-Possessory Security Interests: A Secured Credit Regime Within the European Union?' Chapter 9, pp. 335-376 in Davies (ed) Security Interests in Mobile Equipment (2002).

Clement, Davies, Beale 'Intellectual Property Activity in Wales: A Report on the Support for Innovative SMEs Project' (2001) 1 Wales Law Journal, pp. 256-263.

'Datblygu Cyfundrefnau Rhyngwladol yng Ngweithrediadau Masnachol o Offer Symudadwy Uchel eu Gwerth ar Draws Ffiniau' (2002) 1 Cylchgrawn Cyfraith Cymru, pp. 273-279.

'Registration Documents and Certification of Title of Motor Vehicles' [2001] Journal of Business Law, pp. 489-509.

'Seminar Report: The Welsh Language and the Legal Process in Wales' (2001) 1 Wales Law Journal, pp. 19-39.

Reports

'Law Society Research Report: The Supply of Private Practice Legal Skills in Wales', (2005) pp87, ISBN 0-954-4739-7-3 (Legal Skills in Wales)

'IP Wales Research Report: Financing of Welsh SMEs & The Commodification of IP Rights, (2004) pp90 ISBN 0-9544739-5-7.

'IP Wales Research Report: Intellectual Property & Legal Expense Insurance' (with Beynon and Moore) (2003) pp67 ISBN 0-9544739-06.