Dr. Kylie Pappalardo researches in intellectual property and innovation law, focusing primarily on the intersection between copyright and creativity, and the role and regulation of technology intermediaries. She is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow on the ARC Discovery Project, “Inventing the Future: Intellectual Property and 3D Printing.”
Kylie is a Lecturer in the Law School at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia, where she leads the research program on copyright law and creative communities. She is also a Centre Member of QUT’s Digital Media Research Centre (DMRC). Kylie holds degrees in Law and Creative Writing from QUT, a Masters of Law from Georgetown University in Washington D.C., and a PhD from the Australian Catholic University. Her doctoral thesis examined the regulation of internet service providers for online copyright infringement.
Kylie has been a senior researcher with the Open Access to Knowledge (OAK) Law Project and with Creative Commons Australia. She has also worked with the Arts Law Centre of Queensland and served on the board of Youth Arts Queensland.