Kylie Pappalardo

Lecturer, School of Law, Queensland University of Technology

Kylie Pappalardo researches in intellectual property and innovation law, focusing primarily on the intersection between copyright and creativity. She is a Lecturer in the Law School at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia, where she leads the research program on copyright law and creative communities. Kylie is also a member of the cross-disciplinary Digital Media Research Centre at QUT.

Kylie completed her PhD on the regulation of ISPs and other internet intermediaries for online copyright infringement in 2016. She holds degrees in Law and Creative Writing from QUT and a Masters of Law from Georgetown University in Washington D.C.

Kylie has been a senior researcher with the Open Access to Knowledge (OAK) Law Project and with Creative Commons Australia. She has also worked with the Arts Law Centre of Queensland and served on the board of Youth Arts Queensland.

Kylie teaches intellectual property, internet law and tort law in QUT's undergraduate and postgraduate law programs.


  • 2016–present
    Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology
  • 2015–2015
    Associate Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology


  • 2016 
    Australian Catholic University, Doctorate of Philosophy
  • 2011 
    Georgetown University, Masters of Law
  • 2006 
    Queensland University of Technology, Bachelor of Law / Bachelor of Creative Industries