The Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre and the Faculty of English will host Professor Mark Rose (University of California, Santa Barbara) as the Astor Lecturer in Trinity 2013. Professor Rose has had extensive involvement in copyright litigation over thirty years and is one of the world’s leading historians of copyright. He is currently working on a book for Harvard University Press that focuses on six copyright cases spread over 250 years. During his time in Oxford, Professor Rose will meet with students and faculty, participate in workshops and deliver three public lectures. Professor Rose will be in Oxford during Week 2 of Trinity Term, 29 April – 3 May.