Matt Malone appointed Assistant Professor to the Thompson Rivers University Faculty of Law

Posted on Thursday, April 28, 2022

The Centre for Law, Technology and Society is delighted to announce that PhD candidate Matt Malone has been appointed as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law at Thompson Rivers University, effective July 1st, 2022.

Matt Malone is currently a PhD in law candidate within the Faculty of Law and the Centre for Law, Technology and Society under the supervision of Prof. Teresa Scassa

Matt Malone’s academic writing has appeared in English and French in venues such as The Advocates’ Quarterly, Alberta Law Review, Les Cahiers de propriété intellectuelle, Canadian Class Action Review, Canadian Geographer, Canadian Intellectual Property Review, Canadian Journal of Law and Technology, European Intellectual Property Review, Health Law in Canada, Intellectual Property Journal, Manitoba Law Journal, Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Technology Information Management Review, UBC Law Review, and the Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues. He was an invited speaker at l’Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle and Columbia University. His popular writing has also appeared on the CBC, C.D. Howe Institute, CIGI, Conference Board of Canada, Le Devoir, the Globe and Mail, Policy Options and the Toronto Star. 

Before joining Thompson Rivers University, Matt Malone practiced law in California, where he worked in Silicon Valley in the employment and labor practice group of MoFo (Morrison and Foerster). There, he represented and conducted investigations for a roster of clients ranging from start-ups to the world’s largest companies in the high-technology sector. He counselled on human resources matters for companies of diverse sizes and litigated employment disputes in various federal and state courts and agencies. He also spent time with a workplace investigations boutique, handling sensitive and high-profile workplace investigations attracting national media attention on a regular basis. He has also supported various LGBTQ+ causes through pro bono legal services.  

Matt Malone earned his law degree at McGill University, where he was a teaching assistant to the dean, research assistant to the associate dean and editor-in-chief of the faculty newspaper, Quid Novi. During law school, he also won the national Strosberg Prize. Prior to law school, he studied and worked in various places, including in Germany, Israel, Saudi Arabia and Japan. 

He is called to the bar in California and New York. 


Congratulations to Matt Malone! 

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