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Research professor of Intellectual Property Law, University of Glasgow

Prof. Dr. Thomas Margoni is a Visiting Professor of Law at the School of Law, University of Glasgow. He is a Research Professor of Intellectual Property Law at the Faculty of Law and Criminology, KU Leuven, and a member of the Board of Directors at the Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP). His research concentrates on the relationship between law, data and technology. Currently, Thomas has been focusing on the changes in the creation, access, transformation, and distribution of knowledge and information brought by technologies like the Internet and AI. Areas where Thomas has developed institutional as well as funded research include the processes of EU copyright and design law harmonisation; Data ownership and AI; Copyright, design rights and additive manufacturing; The digitisation of cultural heritage and the digital public domain; Open access and open science; Online intermediaries, fundamental rights and the platform economy; and the role of property rights in sports.


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