The Rt. Hon. Professor Sir Robin Jacob has been variously a leading member of the Intellectual Property Bar, a High Court judge and a judge in the Court of Appeal of England and Wales. His primary expertise is intellectual property law. He left the Court of Appeal in 2011 to take up his current position as the Sir Hugh Laddie Chair in Intellectual Property Law, and Director of the Institute of Brand and Innovation Law at the Faculty of Laws, University College London.