Jonathan Ashtor is a visiting Professor of Practice. He is Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and a member of their Intellectual Property Group. His practice focuses on technology M&A transactions, IP licensing, patent analytics and portfolio monetization. His experience has included major, complex and multi-jurisdictional M&A across a variety of industry sectors, including high-tech, biopharma, industrial chemicals and manufacturing. Jonathan’s expertise also includes complex analytics of patent matters through the use of proprietary models and commercial databases, and he develops new analytics tools through his academic research appointments. His work in this area has won significant awards and been published in peer-reviewed empirical and legal journals. Jonathan received his J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law, magna cum laude, and his B.S. from the University of Toronto, with honors.