Matthew Marinett

BSc (Western), JD (Toronto), LLM (Toronto), DJur Candidate (Toronto)


Matthew Marinett is a doctoral candidate at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, a Joseph-Armand Bombardier scholar, and a Graduate Fellow of the Schwartz Reisman Institute for Technology and Society. His research examines the rule of law implications of the corporate control and governance of technology, especially with respect to copyright, privacy, and freedom of expression. His work has appeared in the UBC Law Review, the Alberta Law Review, the Internet Policy Review, and the Intellectual Property Journal.

Mr. Marinett received his JD and LLM from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, and a BSc in Planetary Science from Western University. Prior to pursuing an academic path, Matthew was an associate at Gowling Lafleur Henderson (now Gowling WLG) in the Intellectual Property department. He also volunteered his time at Advocates for Injured Workers, a legal clinic that assisted low-income clients who had been injured in the course of their employment to obtain workers’ compensation benefits.