Charles Oppenheim was, until he retired in 2009, Professor of Information Science at Loughborough University, and is currently a Visiting Professor at Queensland University. Previously he held posts in academia and the electronic publishing industry.
Charles has undertaken research in, given talks on, and published widely on all aspects of information law, especially Intellectual Property Rights and licences, and on bibliometrics and research assessment. He is a consultant to a number of private and public sector bodies. He is a member of the UK’s Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance, and of the team that negotiates licences on behalf of the UK higher and further education communities with the Copyright Licensing Agency. He is also a member of the European Commission’s Legal Advisory Board.