Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
J.D., Stanford University School of Law
Master of Philosophy, University of Cambridge, Darwin College
B.A., Brigham Young University, summa cum laude
Professor Clark Asay's research focuses on legal issues relating to the Internet and arising from technological change. His specific interests include intellectual property law, open models of innovation, and information privacy law.
Prior to joining Penn State, Professor Asay served as corporate counsel for Lab126, an Amazon company that develops and designs consumer electronic products such as the Kindle Fire. As an associate in the Technology Transactions Group at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, he worked on agreements relating to the transfer, licensing, and development of technology as well as following intellectual property law developments on behalf of clients.
A Case for the Public Domain, 74 Ohio State Law Journal (forthcoming 2013).
Consumer Information Privacy and the Problem(s) of Third-Party Disclosures, 11 Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property (forthcoming 2013).
The General Public License Version 3.0: Making or Breaking the FOSS Movement?, 14 Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review 265-301 (2008).