Petra Buhr is IP Justice’s Global Policy Fellow from Germany. She has studied History, Politics and Law in Dresden and Berlin where she was specializing in Social Movements and Non-Governmental Organizations in national and transnational politics and Intellectual Property Rights. Since 2001 she has worked for different non-profit organizations in Germany where she organized campaigns, e.g. a campaign for an alternative compensation system for sharing music and films in P2P-networks ( In 2006 she has founded the Free Knowledge Network in Germany together with Oliver Moldenhauer ( Since January 2007 she is the coordinator of the network which is heading to influence German government politics on Intellectual Property Rights by promoting the value of a rich public domain and the advantages of alternatives to IPR for societies in north and south. Petra represented IP Justice at the negotiation processes on a WIPO Broadcast Treaty in Geneva. In the future she will participate in the WIPO Development Agenda process for IP Justice.