Matthew Barblan

Assistant Professor of Law and Executive Director of CPIP

BA, Rutgers University; JD, University of Virginia

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  • Email: Send an email
  • Phone: 703-993-8937
  • Office: Room 218, Hazel Hall, Arlington
  • Address:
    Antonin Scalia Law School
    George Mason University
    3301 Fairfax Dr.
    Arlington, VA 22201

Biographical Sketch

Matthew Barblan is an Assistant Professor of Law at Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, where he teaches and writes on intellectual property law and policy. He is Executive Director of the law school’s Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP), a groundbreaking research and policy center dedicated to the scholarly analysis of intellectual property rights and the technological, commercial, and creative innovation they facilitate.

Professor Barblan joined the law school in 2013 as a founding member of CPIP’s leadership team. As Executive Director of CPIP, he oversees the development and operations of CPIP’s research and policy programs, including resident and non-resident fellowship programs in patent and copyright law, a substantial scholarly research grant program, and ongoing publications, events, and academic and policy engagement. He began his career as an Associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins LLP, focusing his practice on complex civil litigation. He holds a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law and a BA from Rutgers University, where he graduated with highest honors and Phi Beta Kappa.