Hayleigh is Senior Lecturer in Intellectual Property Law at Coventry University and Visiting Lecturer in IP at the University of the Arts London (UAL). She is also a regularly blogger for IPKat. Previously, Hayleigh was IP and Entertainment Law Lecturer at NHTV University of Breda, the Netherlands.
She completed her PhD in copyright law at CIPPM Bournemouth University under the supervision of Professor Dinusha Mendis. Her thesis focused on digital copyright infringement by way of copying and communication to the public online and the application of law to the internet. Hayleigh is a recipient of BU Vice Chancellor’s PhD Studentship (2012-2016) and the LLB (Hons) Best Intellectual Property Student Award (2012). Hayleigh received a first class LLB law degree and is involved in a number of research projects at CIPPM, including Copyrightuser.org.