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

Dr Thomas Margoni is a senior lecturer in intellectual property and internet law at the School of Law – CREATe Centre and convener of the LLM programme in Intellectual Property and the Digital Economy.

His research interests concentrate 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 current information-based society.

Recent examples of research projects include OpenMinTeD, the EU H2020 project for the development of an e-infrastructure for Text and Data Mining (TDM) in Europe where Thomas coordinates the legal working group (; OpenAireAdvance, the EU 2020 project to support Open Science in the EU; the role and liability of online intermediaries; copyright, design rights and 3D printing; the digitisation of cultural heritage; and the role of property rights in sports.


  • –present
    Senior lecturer in intellectual property and internet law, University of Glasgow