Thomas Margoni

Dr. Thomas Margoni 






PhD in Comparative and European Legal Studies (Private Comparative Law and Economic Analysis of the Law)

Master in European and International Law

Juris Doctor



(current) Lecturer at the University of Stirling (UK): see personal page

(past) Senior Researcher, Institute of Information Law, Faculty of Law, University of Amsterdam

Post-Doc Fellow, Faculty of Law, University of Western Ontario, Canada

Assistant Professor (part time) Faculty of Science, University of Western Ontario, Canada

Invited Researcher, Intellectual Property Institute, Japanese Patent Office, Tokyo, Japan

Assistant Researcher, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain

Lecturer in Private Law and Comparative Private Law, University of Trento, Italy


Research Interests

Intellectual Property, Information, and Technology law, Biotechnology law, Comparative law.



Main Publications


  • Margoni T. – Perry M., Ownership in Complex Authorship: a comparative study of Joint Works, in European Intellectual Property Review (EIPR), Issue 1, 2012 (forthcoming).

  • Margoni T., Eccezioni e limitazioni al diritto d’autore in Internet, in Giurisprudenza Italiana, 2011, 8-9, August-September, 1959.

  • Margoni T. – Perry M., Scientific and Critical editions in Europe: another example of copyright law (dis)harmonization, in Canadian Intellectual Property Review (CIPR), Vol. 27, n. 1, 2011, 157, available at



  • Perry M. – Margoni T., Free Libre Open Source Software as a public policy choice, in International Journal On Advances in Internet Technology, 2010, vol. 3, no. 4, 212 – 222, available at:


  • Perry M. – Margoni T., From sound tracks to Google maps: who owns Computer-generated works?, in The Computer Law and Security Review – The International Journal of Technology Law and Practice, 2010, 26.6, 621 – 629, available at


  • Perry M. – Margoni T., Interpreting ‘Network Discrimination’ in the CRTC and FCC, in Digital Society 2010, 2010, 301, available at


  • Ricolfi M. – Margoni T., Un’interpretazione equilibrata del “Three-Step Test” nel diritto d’autore, (Translation of the Max Planck Declaration) in Il diritto dell’informazione e dell’informatica, XXV, 1, 2009, 159.