Peter Sinden

Associate Professor, BA LLB Qld, LLM Lond.

  • The University of Western Australia (M261), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • The University of Western Australia (M253), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Office: Law Link Room 2.42

Roles and responsibilities

In addition to his work at UWA, Peter is also one of the Directors of the Asia Pacific Intellectual Property Law Institute at Murdoch University.

Peter has been a consultant to several major law firms and in 1994-5 he was the consultant author of several reports by a Committee of the Legislative Assembly of the Parliament of Western Australia (the Standing Committee on Intergovernmental Agreements and Delegated Legislation).

Peter was admitted as a Barrister of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1977 and as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Western Australia and Barrister of the High Court of Australia in 1988.

Teaching overview

International Business Law, Legal Principles for Management


- Competition Law
- Intellectual Property Law
- Consumer Protection Law

Peter's research interests are in competition law and intellectual property. He is particularly fascinated by the interface between these two areas of law and has published and lectured extensively on aspects of that subject, especially in relation to the problem of parallel imports.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research expertise keywords

  • Competition law
  • Consumer protection law
  • Intellectual property law


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