Mr. Jonathan Askin

Mr. Jonathan Askin

Professor of Clinical Law, Brooklyn Law School

Jonathan Askin (http://www.brooklaw.edu/faculty/directory/facultymember/biography.aspx?id=jonathan.askin) is a professor at Brooklyn Law School, teaching technology, telecommunications, and entrepreneurial law and policy. He is the Founder of the Brooklyn Law Incubator & Policy Clinic (http://www.brooklaw.edu/blip), which represents Internet, new media, communications and other tech entrepreneurs, startups, innovators and organizations on business development, policy advocacy and law reform. He is also the Faculty Chair and Innovation Catalyst for the Brooklyn Law Center for Urban Business Entrepreneurship. Jonathan has served as a Visiting Professorial Fellow at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London, a Fellow at the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information, an Adjunct Professor at Columbia Law School, and Founder/Advisor to iLINC, a network of legal support clinics for the European startup community. Jonathan has also been a Visiting Professor at the MIT Media Lab and a Fulbright Scholar with the University of Amsterdam Institute for Information Law.

Jonathan chaired the Internet Governance Working Group for the Obama ’08 Presidential Campaign. He has served as lead counsel and on the boards of many communications and Internet ventures, industry associations, and consumer advocacy groups. Jonathan is an honors grad of both Harvard College and Rutgers Law School.