Caspar van Woensel
C. van Woensel is lecturing at the Institute for Private Law since 1 September 2013.
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Caspar van Woensel is university lecturer in private law and intellectual property law. His PhD thesis (2007) is about commercial use and monopolization of names and images of high symbolic value. He wrote articles on trademark claims with regard to Anne Frank, the Red Cross organization as the monopolist of the sign of the Red Cross, and how the arrival of 3D printing technology impacts the way we think about exclusive rights.
Following his PhD Caspar van Woensel did consultancy and participated in research on access to medicine and crops and seeds in southern Africa. Also, he was involved in recommendations on the return of looted works of art in connection with the Second World War, at the Restitutions Committee in The Hague.
In 2013 Caspar van Woensel returned to Leiden, where he became an initiator of the bachelor course Corporate Social Responsibility and the advanced master course Legal profession and ethics. He is also among the initiators of a course book on Corporate Social Responsibility in the context of private law written together with colleagues and lawyers from practice: CSR for young business lawyers (The Hague: Eleven 2017). He is a regular guest of the FHR Lim A Po Institute in Suriname.
- Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
- Instituut voor Privaatrecht
- Civiel recht