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Martin Winthrop

Visiting Fellow


Martin is a Visiting Fellow at the Yale Information Society Project and Senior Lawyer at the Government Legal Department of the United Kingdom. His research interests include the legal and regulatory issues raised by automated facial recognition and artificial intelligence.

He completed his Ph.D. at Queen Mary, University of London as a Herchel Smith Scholar, examining U.S. and U.K. third party liability for digital copyright infringements and making proposals for reform. He holds a B.A. in Law and Business Studies from the University of Warwick and a LL.M. in European Law from the University of Durham.