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Dan Hunter

Dan Hunter is an international expert in internet and intellectual property law, in artificial intelligence and cognitive science models of law, and in legaltech and legal innovation. He serves as executive dean of the Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), and was previously the founding dean of Swinburne Law School.

He holds a PhD from Cambridge on the nature of legal reasoning, as well as computer science and law degrees from Monash University, and a master of laws by research from the University of Melbourne. He has taught at law and business schools in Australia, England, and the United States. Hunter regularly publishes on artificial intelligence, legal technology, and the theory of intellectual property. He is coauthor of For the Win: The Power of Gamification and Game Thinking in Business, Education, Government, and Social Impact (Wharton School Press, 2020) and author of A History of Intellectual Property in 50 Objects (Cambridge, 2019) and The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Intellectual Property (OUP, 2012). He is a fellow of the Australian Academy of Law and a chief investigator in the $71M ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society. He also founded the Future Law Podcast (https://thefuturelawpodcast.com), which talks about how law is changing during this time of massive disruption.

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