She is currently a Visiting Scholar at Stanford Law School.
Mira has been Professor of Intellectual Property Law at the University of Glasgow and the CREATe copyright research centre since 2013, and has directed the Glasgow/CREATe LL.M. in “Intellectual Property in the Digital Environment.”
Mira held a Visiting Fellowship at Magdalen College, Oxford University in 2009, and remained an Honorary Member of Magdalen until 2015. She completed her doctorate in IP law at the Oxford IP Research Centre, St. Peter’s College, Oxford, in 2003.
Prior to coming to Glasgow, Mira held the Canada Research Chair in Intellectual Property Law at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, where she was also a tenured Associate Professor of Law and Founding Director of the IP Law Program, a virtual centre for the study of IP law.
Mira acts as an expert consultant on intellectual property matters. She deals regularly with complex copyright and trademark problems, and has a special interest in the moral rights of authors and artists.
Mira’s research has been supported by an Impact Acceleration Account grant from the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), and, while in Canada, 2 SSHRC Standard Research Grants. She has been short-listed for a European Research Council grant to support her work on “Authorship and Copyright: In Search of a New Paradigm of Copyright Law.”
Mira is also professionally active as a classical pianist and writer.