Mark Perry is Associate Dean Research, Graduate Studies and Operations at The University of Western Ontario. He is internationally renowned for his research into the interface between law and new technologies, in particular in intellectual property and software licensing. He has published in this field in Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, the UK, and the US. He has addressed audiences in these and other countries, usually as an invited speaker. Recent publications, not listed below, include a new Chapter on Technology Law for the reference work Butterworths’ looseleaf Electronic Business Law. He is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Law Society of Upper Canada, a Faculty Fellow at IBM’s Center for Advanced Studies, a correspondent for the Computer Law & Security Report, and a member of the International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, and the Association of Computer Machinery (ACM) and a committee member of the ACM Special Interest Group of Computers in Society. He is a reviewer for multiple granting societies and associations.