Dr. Charlotte Waelde is Professor of Intellectual Property Law in the Centre for Dance Research at Coventry University. Her research interests centre on the role of intellectual property law within the cultural (heritage) sector and within the digital environment. She has written widely at the intersections of intellectual property law, digitisation and culture. She has sole and co-authored a number of articles with cross-disciplinary intersections and which have been published in a range of national and international journals. Recent and forthcoming collections and articles include: Research Handbook on Contemporary Intellectual Property: Law and Heritage (ed C Waelde, C Cumming; M Pavis, H Enright)) (Edward Elgar 2018 forthcoming) A new foundation: physical integrity, disabled dance and cultural heritage (with K Wood et al) Intellect (forthcoming 2016); Human Rights, Persons with Disabilities and Copyright, (with A Brown) Geiger (ed) Research Handbook on Human Rights and Intellectual Property, Cheltenham, UK/Northampton, MA, Edward Elgar (2014).

This research project, Heritage Sensitive Intellectual Property and Marketing strategies: India (HIPAMS - INDIA), is funded by the British Academy's Sustainable Development Programme, supported under the UK Government's Global Challenges Research Fund 2018-2021.