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Poorna was a Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellow at the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, a JRF at the Queen’s College, Oxford, and an academic member at the Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre. As a postdoctoral fellow at Oxford, she worked on the conceptual and doctrinal analogies that can be drawn from tangible property law, such as land law and personal property law, into copyright law to examine the extent to which this can assist copyright balance. During her early career fellowship, was been affiliated with Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia at Melbourne Law School, and E W Barker Centre for Law and Business at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore, where she conducted research and delivered seminars as a Visiting Scholar. Her doctoral thesis was on implied licences in copyright law, where she analysed and applied principles of contract law to copyright law to develop a robust and predictive methodology for implying copyright licences. Her first monograph entitled Implied Licences in Copyright Law has been published by the Oxford University Press. Whilst a doctoral student at Oxford, Poorna co-convened the Intellectual Property Discussion Group and the Research Know-how Group. She also served as a co-editor of the Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal. At Oxford Poorna has had many years of experience offering tutorials in Land Law, Tort Law, Contract Law, and Equity at various colleges. Poorna obtained her undergraduate law degree at NLSIU, Bangalore, and an LLM from SOAS, University of London for which she was awarded the Felix Scholarship. Before embarking on her doctorate, Poorna practised intellectual property law for several years in Hong Kong and was a litigator in India. Poorna is passionate about and has actively taken part in the access and outreach initiatives of the Law Faculty at Oxford. She was also a member of the Race, Diversity, and Access working group at the Queen’s College.