David Lametti is Associate Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, McGill University. A former Associate Dean (Academic), he is a founding Member of the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy (CIPP), and was its Director from 2009 to 2011. He teaches and writes in the areas of Civil and Common law property, intellectual property and property theory. His work to date has attempted to understand the parameters of traditional and intellectual resources in analytic terms, linking them to their underlying justifications and ethical goals. His current writing is grounded in the tradition of Virtue Ethics, and touches upon property, intellectual property and social norms.