Dr Matthew Rimmer is a Professor in Intellectual Property and Innovation Law at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). He holds a BA (Hons) and a University Medal in literature, and a LLB (Hons) from The Australian National University. Rimmer received a PhD in law from the University of New South Wales for his dissertation on The Pirate Bazaar: The Social Life of Copyright Law. He is a member of the ANU Climate Change Institute. Rimmer has published widely on copyright law and information technology, patent law and biotechnology, access to medicines, clean technologies, and traditional knowledge.
- Indigenous Intellectual Property: A Handbook of Contemporary Research, Cheltenham (UK) and Northampton (Mass.): Edward Elgar, 2015.
- Intellectual Property and Climate Change: Inventing Clean Technologies. Edward Elgar, 2011.
- Intellectual Property and Biotechnology: Biological Inventions. Edward Elgar, 2008.
- Digital Copyright and the Consumer Revolution: Hands off my iPod. Edward Elgar, 2007.
- with Alison McLennan (ed.), Intellectual Property and Emerging Technologies: The New Biology. Edward Elgar, 2012.
- with Thomas Pogge and Kim Rubenstein, (ed.) Incentives for Global Public Health: Patent Law and Access to Medicines. Cambridge University Press, 2010.