Tim Wu

Julius Silver Professor of Law, Science and Technology

School of Law

Columbia University

Jerome Greene Hall, Room 915
435 West 116th Street
New York, NY 10027

(212) 854-2322


Website: Columbia University faculty page

Issues: Copyright and Trademark, Net Neutrality, Networks and Infrastructure, Intellectual Property, Networks, the Internet, and Cloud Computing and Wireless

About Tim Wu

Tim Wu is the Julius Silver Professor of Law, Science and Technology at Columbia Law School. He joined the Law School in 2006 and teaches antitrust, copyright, the media industries, and communications law. He is the author of, among other works, "Network Neutrality Broadband Discrimination" (2003), Who Controls the Internet (2006), The Master Switch (2010), and The Attention Merchants (2016).


Professor Wu was a special advisor for the White House National Economic Council (2016-2017), and served as Senior Advisor with the Federal Trade Commission from 2011-2012. He has previously worked for the New York Attorney General, and in the Silicon Valley telecommunications industry. Professor Wu was a law clerk for Justice Stephen Breyer and Judge Richard Posner.


Professor Wu has testified before Congress on multiple occasions, has been named twice to the Politico 50 list of those transforming American politics, and was also named one of America’s 100 most influential lawyers by the National Law Journal. He has twice won the Lowell Thomas Award for travel writing, and in 2017 he was named to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


J.D., Harvard University, 1998
B.Sc., McGill University, 1995