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Matthew Barblan is a founding member of CPIP’s leadership team—joining the Center in early 2013—and is responsible for the executive-level management of CPIP. He teaches copyright at Scalia Law and conducts research in intellectual property law and policy.
As Executive Director of CPIP, Matthew oversees the development and operations of CPIP’s research and policy programs. These include resident and non-resident fellowship programs in patent and copyright law, a substantial research grant program, and ongoing publications, events, and academic and policy engagement. Matthew is also responsible for CPIP’s development and fundraising efforts, managing the Center’s staff and overseeing the Center’s communications and strategic growth.
Matthew began his career as a Litigation Associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins LLP. He holds a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and a B.A. from Rutgers University, where he graduated with highest honors and Phi Beta Kappa.