João Marinotti is an Associate Professor of Law at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, an Affiliated Fellow at the Yale Law School Information Society Project, and a Fellow at the Indiana University Center for IP Research. He conducts research in the areas of law and technology, law and linguistics, property law, and private law theory. He focuses on the evolution and application of private law norms in the face of rapidly changing conceptualizations of technology. He also researches emerging methods of legal interpretation, including corpus linguistics and algorithmic approaches to legal language. João also organizes the annual Workshop on Private Law and Emerging Technology.
João received his J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he was awarded the Private Law Writing Prize. João has also earned an M.Phil. and an M.A. in Linguistics from the City University of New York, Graduate Center, an M.Sc. in Cognitive Science from the University of Edinburgh, and a B.A. in Linguistics from Columbia University. A selection of his writings have been published in Jurist, Lawfare, Maryland Law Review, and Georgia State University Law Review. Find his academic work on SSRN.