Michael Mattioli

Michael Mattioli is a Professor of Law at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law in Bloomington. His research focuses on technology, public policy, and ethnography. Mattioli’s scholarship and commentary has been published in leading academic journals, books, and periodicals. He co-edited Big Data is Not a Monolith, published by the MIT Press in 2016. In 2018, Indiana University honored Mattioli with a Trustees Teaching Award.

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and Tufts University, Mattioli has held fellowship appointments at Berkeley Law and Michigan Law - both funded by Microsoft Corporation. Before attending law school, he worked as a microchip designer at Sun Microsystems.
Books & Chapters
image of book cover Big Data is Not a Monolith
MIT Press, 2016 (in press)
(with eds. Cassidy Sugimoto and Hamid Ekbia).
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Empirical Studies of Patent Pools
a chapter in Research Handbook on the Economics of Intellectual Property Law, Vol. II
Edward Elgar, forthcoming 2019
(eds. Ben Depoorter, Peter Menell, and David Schwartz)
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Data and Intellectual Property
a chapter in Research Handbook on Data Science and Law
Edward Elgar, 2018
(eds. Vanassa Mak, Eric Tjong Thin Tai, and Anna Berlee)

Cancer: From a Kingdom to a Commons
a chapter in Governing Medical Knowledge Commons
Cambridge University Press, 2017
(eds. Katherine Strandburg, Brett Frischmann, and Michael Madison)
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Quasi-Patents & Semi-Patents in Biobanking
a chapter in Comparative Issues in the Governance of Research Biobanks
Springer, 2013 (with Gideon Parchomovsky)
(eds. Giovannia Pascuzzi, Umberto Izzo, and Matteo Macilotti)


In Progress
The Body Electric
(title links to description on SSRN)

Articles & Essays

Patent Pool Outsiders
Berkeley Technology Law Journal
Volume 33, Page 233 (2018)
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The Data-Pooling Problem
Berkeley Technology Law Journal
Volume 32, Page 179 (2018)
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Autonomy in the Age of Autonomous Vehicles
an invited symposium contribution
Boston University Journal of Science & Technology Law
Volume 24.2, Page 277 (2018)
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Securing the Internet of Healthcare
an invited symposium contribution
Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology
Volume 19, Page 405 (2018) (with Scott J. Shackelford and Steve Myers)
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Measuring the Costs and Benefits of Patent Pools
Ohio State Law Journal
Volume 77, Page 281 (2017) (with Robert P. Merges)
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Data Policy in the United States: New Challenges
an essay in Zeitschrift für Geistiges Eigentum (ZGE) / Intellectual Property Journal (IPJ)
(Mohr Siebeck, 2017).

Disclosing Big Data
Minnesota Law Review
Volume 99, Page 525 (2014)
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Power and Governance in Patent Pools
Harvard Journal of Law & Technology
Volume 27, Page 421 (2014)
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Big Data, Bigger Dilemmas: A Critical Review
Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (2015) (with Hamid Ekbia, Cassidy Sugimoto et al.) doi: 10.1002/asi.23294.
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Communities of Innovation 
Northwestern University Law Review
Volume 106, Page 103 (2012)
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Partial Patents 
Columbia Law Review
Volume 111, Page 207 (2011) (with Gideon Parchomovsky).
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Cooling-Off & Secondary Markets 
Virginia Journal of Law & Technology
Volume 15, Page 227 (2010)
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Opting Out: Procedural Fair Use 
Virginia Journal of Law & Technology
Volume 11, Page 3 (2007)
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The Impact of Open Source on Preinvention Assignment Contracts (comment)
University of Pennsylvania Journal of Labor & Empl. Law
Volume 9, Issue 207 (2006)
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Commentary

How to Prevent a 5G Patent War
By Marshall Phelps, Corporate Counsel, March 15, 2019.

Is 5G Being Weaponized?
By Marshall Phelps, Forbes, February 25, 2019.

Michael Mattioli Discusses the Benefits of Outsiders . . . as They Relate to Patent Pools
Technology, Academics, Policy, August 7, 2017.

A new (old) way for product makers to defeat patent roadblocks
TechCrunch, February 8, 2017.

Merges and Mattioli on the Costs and (Enormous) Benefits of Patent Pools
Written Description, July 22, 2016.

Sharing Healthcare Data Not as Easy as it Sounds
Los Angeles Times, October 14, 2014 (op-ed letter).

What Does Big Data Mean for Intellectual Property Protection?
Technology, Academics, Policy ("TAP"), October 10, 2014.

Big Business, Big Government, and Big Legal Questions
Managing Intellectual Property, October, 2014 (Print).

Hoosier's Startup Ditto Fights for its Life Against Surprising Foe: WellPoint
The Indianapolis Star, Sep. 22, 2013: B4. Print. (quoted).

Farmers Fight Big Ag Firms Over Patents (audio)
Noon Edition (Indiana Public Radio)
, Feb. 22, 2013.

Biofuels Startup Gevo Must Win Patent War With BP, DuPont First
Forbes, August 18, 2012 (quoted).

Why Do Patent Holders Cooperate?
The Legal Workshop
, July 1, 2012 (essay).

Producers Should Trump Aggregators
Wall Street Journal
, July 6, 2011 (op-ed letter).

Talks & Presentations (last updated 11/2018)

Policy Implications of AI Bias
Invited Lecture (presented remotely)
Maastricht University IP Seminar 2018
Intellectual Property and the 4th Industrial Revolution - A Data-driven Economy
Macau, China - November 5, 2018.

IP Scholarship Then and Now - Rebecca Eisenberg
(Plenary Session, Invited Panelist)
18th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference
Berkeley Law, August, 2018. (link to photo on Twitter)

The Body Electric
18th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference
Berkeley Law, August, 2018.

Patent Pool Outsiders
Invited Lecture (presented remotely)
University of Illinois College of Law, December, 2017.

Patent Pool Outsiders
PatCon 7: The Patent Conference
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, April, 2017.

Data Policy Challenges in the United States
Rights in Data: "Industry 4.0" and the IP Rights of Tomorrow
invited speaker at a conference organized by the University of Siegen and the Ministry of Justice of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany)
District Court of Düsseldorf (Germany), February 9, 2017.

Measuring the Costs and Benefits of Patent Pools (with Rob Merges)
16th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference,
Stanford Law School, August, 2016.

Measuring the Costs and Benefits of Patent Pools
The Big Ten Junior Law Faculty Conference,
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, August, 2016.

Aggregating Health Data: A Policy Challenge
The Big Ten Junior Law Faculty Conference,
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, August, 2015.

Aggregating Health Data: A Policy Challenge
15th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference,
DePaul University College of Law, August, 2015.

Presentation on Big Data Pools in Healthcare
Creativity Without Law (Conference)
Case Western Reserve University School of Law, November 7, 2014.

Co-organizer and Moderator
Workshop for MIT Press Book on Big Data
IU Maurer School of Law, October 10, 2014.

Data Pools
The Second Thematic Conference on Knowledge Commons: Governing Pooled Knowledge Resources
NYU School of Law, September 5-6, 2014.

Data Pools
The Big Ten Junior Law Faculty Conference,
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, August, 2014.

Data Pools
14th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference,
Berkeley Law, August, 2014.

Panelist, Implementing "Big Data" Issues
Conference on Big Data in the Life Sciences
Government Center, Indianapolis, IN
May 9, 2014.

Disclosing Big Data
Vanderbilt IP Scholars Roundtable
Vanderbilt Law School, Nashville, TN
April 24-25, 2014.

Policymaking for Big Data Pools
The Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop
Indiana University, Bloomington
April 7, 2014.

Disclosing Big Data
Notre Dame Law School, March, 2014.

Disclosing Big Data
Michigan Intellectual Property Workshop
University of Michigan Law School, February, 2014.

Implications of Big Data on Copyright Law
The Big Ten Junior Law Faculty Conference,
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, August, 2013.

Implications of Big Data on Copyright Law
13th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference,
Cardozo School of Law, August, 2013.

A New Game is Underway: The America Invents Act (Panelist)
AUTM Central Region Meeting
Hyatt Regency Indianapolis, July 17, 2013.

The Governance of Patent Pools
PatCon 3: The Annual Patent Conference
Chicago-Kent College of Law, April, 2013.

Patent Republics (updated)
Indiana University McKinney School of Law, January, 2013.

Academic Perspectives on Patent Litigation (Moderator)
A Conversation with the Federal Circuit (Conference),
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, September, 2012.

Patent Republics
12th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference, 
Stanford Law School, August, 2012.

Patent Licensing Collectives
Microsoft Corporation,
Redmond Washington, November, 2011.

Teaching
Trademark Law, Spring 2019
Data Law & Policy, Spring 2019
Contracts, Fall 2018
Data Law & Policy, Spring 2018
IP Transactions, Spring 2018
Contracts, Fall 2017
IP Survey, Spring 2017
IP Seminar, Spring 2017
Contracts, Fall 2016
IP Transactions, Spring 2016
Contracts, Fall 2015
IP Seminar, Fall 2015
IP Transactions, Spring 2015
IP Survey, Spring 2015
IP Survey, Spring 2014
IP Colloquium, Fall 2013
Contracts, Fall 2013
IP Survey, Spring 2013
Contracts, Fall 2012