Graduate, University of Kiel and Hamburg Court of Appeal, Germany; PhD thesis on History of the 1965 German Copyright Act, Max Planck Institute, Munich. Admitted to the Bar, Germany. Formerly, three years as Director, International, Creative Commons, overseeing international licensing projects. Currently, Associate Professor, Graduate School for Media and Governance, Shonan Fujisawa Campus, Keio University; research focuses on copyright law and policy and interaction between law and new media. Member, Legal Affairs Committee, OpenCourseWare Consortium. Fellow: Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University; Shuttleworth Foundation.