Rosemary J. Coombe



Rosemary J. Coombe is the Tier One Canadian Research Chair in Law, Communication and Culture at York University (2001-2022).

Her work addresses the cultural, political, and social implications of intellectual property laws, cultural heritage protection and the politicization of cultural properties.

She has recently been working on issues pertaining to intellectual property, informational capital, and accumulation by dispossession.

Read More


New and Noteworthy

Ethnographic Explorations of
Intellectual Property
Aboriginal Community Research: Government and Neoliberal Self-Determination Frontiers of Cultural Property
in the Global South

Publications, Presentations, and Research Projects

Recent Publications

View Publications


View Presentations

Research Projects

View Research Projects