Adedamola (‘Damola) Adediji is a PhD student at the University of Ottawa, Canada. His doctoral research focuses on advancing copyright’s socioeconomic goals in Africa through the application of competition/antitrust principles. Using the DAAD Scholarship, he holds a master’s degree in Intellectual Property and Competition Law from the Max Planck Institute’s Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC) in Munich, Germany, a jointly administered specialist program by the George Washington University, Technical University of Munich, University of Augsburg, and the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition. Before commencing his doctoral studies at University of Ottawa, he had practised law in Nigeria's frontline law firms and has a demonstrated history of advising and representing clients on IP and competition law issues. ‘Damola has several publications, both in academia and outside. He was recently contacted by The Economist on a story on competition policies in Africa. He loves travelling, dancing, and meeting new people, especially from other cultures.