About me

Martin is an Assistant Professor at the Tilburg University, the Netherlands, appointed jointly by Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society (TILT) and Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC), and an Affiliated Scholar at Center for Internet and Society (CIS) of Stanford Law School. His scholarship focuses on innovation and digital liberties, in particular, regulation of intellectual property and freedom of expression.

Martin obtained his PhD (summa cum laude) from the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich for his work on injunctions against intermediaries (forthcoming with Cambridge University Press). He was a visiting researcher at Stanford Law School (2014) and Japanese Institute for Intellectual Property (2015).

You can contact Martin either via email martin [at] husovec [dot] eu (preferred option) or via my Twitter or Linkedin; Critique, comments, any interesting suggestions for research co-operation, public speaking, lecturing or other kinds of collaboration are always welcome.

My work is probably best delineated by these two quotes of Lawrence Lessig:
  • “Before the monopoly should be permitted, there must be reason to believe it will do some good - for society, and not just for monopoly holders."
  • “A culture without property, or in which creators can't get paid, is anarchy, not freedom.”