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Matthew Rimmer

Queensland University of Technology
Professor of Intellectual Property and Innovation Law
Brisbane, Australia
Dr Matthew Rimmer is a Professor in Intellectual Property and Innovation Law at the Faculty of Law, at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). He is a leader of the QUT Intellectual Property and Innovation Law research program, and a member of the QUT Digital Media Research Centre (QUT DMRC) the QUT Australian Centre for Health Law Research (QUT ACHLR), and the QUT International Law and Global Governance Research Program (QUT IP IL). Rimmer has published widely on copyright law and information technology, patent law and biotechnology, access to medicines, plain packaging of tobacco products, intellectual property and climate change, and Indigenous Intellectual Property. He is currently working on research on intellectual property, the creative industries, and 3D printing; intellectual property and public health; and intellectual property and trade, looking at the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, and the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, and the Trade in Services Agreement. Dr Rimmer has recently published a number of edited collections - including Indigenous Intellectual Property (Edward Elgar, 2015), The Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products (QUT Law Review, 2017), Intellectual Property and Clean Energy (Springer 2018) and 3D Printing and Beyond: Intellectual Property and Regulation (Edward Elgar, 2018).