2011 World Technology Law Conference & Annual Meeting

May 12–13, 2011 • Four Seasons Hotel • San Francisco, California, USA


Jim Astrachan
Principal, Astrachan Gunst Thomas Rubin; Baltimore, Md., USA

Jim Astrachan is a member of the Maryland, District of Columbia and Pennsylvania bars, and a national speaker on mass communications and intellectual property topics. He and his partner Donna Thomas are the authors of the six-volume legal treatise The Law of Advertising and Mass Communications, published by LexisNexis Matthew Bender.

He mediates IP-related cases, and is admitted to practice in United States District Courts for Maryland, the District of Columbia, the Eastern District of Michigan, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the Northern District of Texas. He is also a long time adjunct professor of law at the University of Maryland School of Law (Trademark and Unfair Competition) and the University of Baltimore School of Law (Copyright and, formerly, IP and Mass Communications). He is a former legal columnist for ADWEEK Magazine and his IP-related Legal ADvice column is a fixture at The Daily Record and its sister publications, where it has appeared monthly for 14 years.

Mr. Astrachan is a Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the Maryland Bar Foundation. He received a J.D. from the University of Baltimore Law School and an L.L.M. (Taxation) from Georgetown University Law Center.

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