Graham Reynolds

B.A. (Man), LL.B. (Dal), B.C.L., M.Phil., D.Phil. (Oxon)

Personal profile


Dr. Graham J. Reynolds teaches and researches in the areas of copyright law, intellectual property law, property law, intellectual property and human rights, and technology and access to justice. His current research focus is the intersection of intellectual property and human rights, as well as the relationship between intellectual property and social justice.  


Before joining the Allard School of Law, Graham was a member of faculty at Dalhousie University's Schulich School of Law, where he was the Co-Editor in Chief of the Canadian Journal of Law and Technology and served as a member of the Schulich School of Law’s Law and Technology Institute. Graham also previously served as the judicial law clerk to the Honourable Chief Justice Finch of the British Columbia Court of Appeal.


Graham completed his graduate studies at the University of Oxford, where he studied on a Rhodes Scholarship, a Pierre Elliott Trudeau Scholarship, and a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Award. Graham’s doctoral thesis focused on the intersection of freedom of expression and copyright in Canada. 

Graham is a recipient of multiple teaching awards, including a UBC Killam Teaching Prize as well as the Allard School of Law’s annual teaching award, the George Curtis Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence. 


Among other research affiliations, Graham is currently a Research Fellow of the Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre at the University of Oxford. He has also been a visiting professor at the University of Bern in Switzerland. 


Graduate Student Supervision


Graham currently supervises Chinenye Eze, who is a PhD student at the Allard School of Law.


Professional Affiliations

  • Centre for Business Law
  • Centre for Law and the Environment
  • Dean's Office


  • Law
  • Human Rights Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Science and Technology Law
  • Property Law and Real Estate