Thomas Margoni

Senior Lecturer in Intellectual Property and Internet Law, School of Law – University of Glasgow

Dr. Thomas Margoni is a Senior Lecturer in Intellectual Property and Internet Law and co-director of CREATe at the School of Law University of Glasgow, where he also convenes the LLM programme in Intellectual Property and the Digital Economy and coordinates the CopyrightX:Glasgow affiliate course. His research concentrates on the relationship between law (especially IP) and new technologies with particular attention to the role of the Internet as a new medium to access, create and disseminate knowledge in the information society. Recent examples of research projects include Recreating Europe: Rethinking digital copyright law for a culturally diverse, accessible, creative Europe; OpenMinTeD, the EU H2020 project for the development of an e-infrastructure for Text and Data Mining (TDM) in Europe where Thomas coordinated the legal working group (; OpenAireAdvance, the EU 2020 project to support Open Science in the EU; online intermediaries and platform economy; copyright, design rights and 3D printing; the digitisation of cultural heritage; and the role of property rights in sports. Thomas is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie fellow and collaborates, usually in the form of commissioned studies, with EU and international institutions, including the European Commission, the European Parliament, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the Japanese Patent Office. He has been a visiting professor at international instiuttions, a Faculty Associate of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University and a member of various initiatives connected with intellectual property, new technologies and digital rights.

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