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Dr Jake Goldenfein

Lecturer, Law


Jake Goldenfein completed his PhD at the University of Melbourne and joined Swinburne Law School as a lecturer in 2016. His research addresses the intersection of law and technology, focusing on: surveillance, privacy and identity; distributed ledgers and blockchain platforms; intellectual property; automation and legal theory; and law in augmented reality and other cyber-physical systems. He is an admitted lawyer in Australia, and previously practiced as a solicitor in in the areas of privacy and administrative law. Jake is a board member of the Australian Privacy Foundation and the experimental arts organization Liquid Architecture. 

Dr Goldenfein’s recent publications have explored: blockchain applications in smart cities and intellectual property, the potential for automation of privacy law, the history of law enforcement intelligence databases, the relationship of privacy to police photography, and computer surveillance in remote indigenous communities. 

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Associate Supervisor.

Fields of Research

  • Law - 180100


Also published as: Goldenfein, Jake; Goldenfein, J.
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2017: Understanding the disruption ecosystem - a review of current and emerging technological disruptions *; AHURI National Housing Research Program - Research Projects

* Chief Investigator