Christopher Yoo, J.D.

Professor Christopher Yoo at Annenberg School for Communication ASC UPenn
John H. Chestnut Professor of Law, Communication, and Computer & Information Science
School of Law

Christopher Yoo has emerged as one of the nation’s leading authorities on law and technology. His research focuses on how the principles of network engineering and the economics of imperfect competition can provide insights into the regulation of electronic communications. He has been a leading voice in the “network neutrality” debate that has dominated Internet policy over the past several years. He is also pursuing research on copyright theory as well as the history of presidential power. He is the author of The Dynamic Internet: How Technology, Users, and Businesses Are Transforming the Network (AEI Press, 2012), Networks in Telecommunications: Economics and Law (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2009) (with Daniel F. Spulber) and The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush (Yale Univ. Press, 2008) (with Steven G.  Calabresi). Yoo testifies frequently before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission, and the Federal Trade Commission.

Christopher Yoo is the John H. Chestnut Professor of Law, Communication, and Computer & Information Science; Director, Center for Technology, Innovation & Competition at Penn Law.

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