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Matthew Marinett

Matthew Marinett

Acting Assistant Professor
DepartmentLaw and Business
EducationB.Sc, JD, LLM, SJD (candidate)
Phone416-979-5000, ext. 544891

Matthew is an Assistant Professor in the Law and Business Department of the Ted Rogers School of Management. His research examines the accountability of businesses in the governance of technology and intellectual property, especially with respect to its impacts upon human rights, privacy, user rights in IP, and the democratic process. His work also engages with social media content moderation, artificial intelligence and automated decision-making, Canadian IP and internet policy, and business contracts. His writing has appeared in the UBC Law Review, the Alberta Law Review, the Internet Policy Review, and the Intellectual Property Journal.

Matthew is also finishing his doctorate at University of Toronto Faculty of Law, where he is affiliated with the Schwartz Reisman Institute for Technology and Society.  

Prior to pursuing an academic path, Matthew practiced intellectual property, advertising, and entertainment law at Gowling Lafleur Henderson (now Gowling WLG).  He previously taught law at Osgoode Hall Law School and the University of Toronto Faculty of Law as an Adjunct faculty member.  

Intellectual property, law & technology, internet law, artificial intelligence, contracts, administrative law, corporate social responsibility, privacy, law & economics

Matthew Marinett, “The New Frontier of Platform Policy, external link, opens in new window” (2021) Internet Policy Review, volume 10, issue 3.
Matthew Marinett, “The Race to the Bottom: Comity and Cooperation in Global Internet Takedown Orders, external link, opens in new window” (2020) UBC Law Review, volume 53, issue 2, page 464.
Matthew Marinett, “Protecting Individual Self-Interest in Aggregate as the Basis of Fairness in Contract, external link, opens in new window” (2018) Alberta Law Review, volume 55, issue 3, page 703.
Matthew Marinett, “The Alienation of Economic Rights and the Case for Stickier Copyright, external link, opens in new window” (2017) Intellectual Property Journal, volume 30, issue 1, page 125.
Course code Course title
LAW122 Business Law
Schwartz Reisman Graduate Fellowship (2020–2021)
Joseph-Armand Bombardier (SSHRC) CGS Doctoral Scholarship (2018–2021)
CIGI International Law Research Program SJD Scholarship (2018–2020)
University of Toronto Graduate Fellowship (Doctoral) in Innovation Law and Policy (2016–2018)