Malcolm Bain

Malcolm Bain is a practising lawyer who specialises in Information Technology law and Intellectual Property law. He has a wide experience in the legal aspects of information technology transactions, with a special focus on the legal issues of open source software and content.

He has participated in various R+D projects and written and lectured on many aspects of IT law, e-commerce and internet regulation. His pro bono activities include participation and advising several free and open software projects and communities.

R+D projects have included the legal aspects of ecommerce, open source software, virtual ecosystems and autonomous software agents for several European funded R&D projec