Osman ZafarAssociate General Counsel at Oxford University Press
Osman is an in-house lawyer with Oxford University Press (OUP), a department of the University of Oxford committed to furthering the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship and education by publishing worldwide. He primarily advise OUP’s global Education Division on all legal issues and risks arising; he also support all of OUP’s business divisions on competition law matters.
Previously a competition lawyer in private practice for a decade, Osman focused on the interface of competition law with intellectual property. In his time in private practice, he contributed regular updates for practitioner publications, also leading post-graduate seminars at LSE on the competition/intellectual property interface in the life sciences and TMT sectors. He helped to set up, and contributed to, the competition law blog on the interface: The CLIP Board (www.bristows.com/clipboard).