About the Author

Robert Carolina presently serves as the Executive Director of the Institute for Cyber Security Innovation and as a Senior Visiting Fellow with the Information Security Group at Royal Holloway University of London. He teaches a graduate course on legal aspects of information security as part of an MSc programme in information security, and he recently launched an initiative with the Institute of Information Security Professionals that is intended to describe ethical conduct within the Information Security profession.

Robert is a lawyer in private practice with the Origin law firm in London, England, where he focuses on technology-related law and business issues. He has extensive expertise negotiating complex international agreements for the license and development of intellectual property, technology-related services, multinational compliance with technology-related regulations (such as data protection), multinational patent litigation, and multinational commercial relationship frameworks.

Robert's professional career includes time as an in-house lawyer with a US Internet software company, four years in the London office of one of the world's largest law firms where he helped to define and develop their ecommerce law practice, and partnership at PricewaterhouseCoopers legal services (a client-facing law firm).

Robert is a graduate of the University of Dayton (BA Political Science, 1988), Georgetown University Law Center (JD, 1991), and the London School of Economics (LL.M International Business Law, 1993), and he is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales and a member of the Bar of the Supreme Courts of the United States and the State of Illinois.

Opinions expressed in this blog are author's opinions, and are not statements made for or on behalf of any other organisation whether or not related to the author.

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