Jade Kouletakis joined Abertay University in 2017 as a Lecturer in Law. She previously held posts at the University of the Western Cape and the University of Cape Town in South Africa where she co-created the 'Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Guide for South Africa', a document intended to guide South African law-makers in implementing the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled. She has continued to participate in and contribute toward the South African government's ongoing efforts in this regard.
She is currently the module lead for Public Law 1 (Constitutional Law), Public Law 2 (Administrative Law), Intellectual Property Law, Business Law for Accountants and Law Honours Dissertations. She also manages the Abertay Law Moot Club and Abertay Law Mentorship Scheme. She is a trained complaints investigator and member of the University's Research Ethics Committee.
Her research interests lie primarily in intellectual property law as a species of public law, serving public purposes. She is currently undertaking research on the role of public universities in furthering South Africa's national innovation agenda.