Peter Drahos is a Professor in the Regulatory Institutions Network (RegNet), College of Asia and the Pacific, at the Australian National University, Canberra and holds a Chair in Intellectual Property at Queen Mary, University of London.
He is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Studies of Intellectual Property Rights, Zhongan University of Economics and Law, Wuhan, China. From November of 2011 to April 2012 he was Fernand Braudel Senior Visiting Fellow at the European University Institute, Florence.
His former positions include Herchel Smith Senior Research Fellow in Intellectual Property at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London and officer of the Australian Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department.
Peter holds degrees in law, politics and philosophy and is admitted as a barrister and solicitor. He has published widely in law and social science journals on a variety of topics including contract, legal philosophy, telecommunications, intellectual property, trade negotiations and international business regulation. He has worked as a consultant to government, international organizations and international NGOs.