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About Sean Flynn

Sean Flynn teaches courses on the intersection of intellectual property, trade law, and human rights and is the Associate Director of the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property (PIJIP). At PIJIP, Professor Flynn designs and manages a wide variety of research and advocacy projects that promote public interests in intellectual property and information law and coordinates PIJIP’s academic program, including events, student advising and curriculum development. Professor Flynn’s research examines legal frameworks promoting access to essential goods and services. He serves as counsel for advocacy organizations and state legislatures seeking to promote and defend regulations that promote access to essential medicines. (PIJIP).

Prior to joining WCL, Professor Flynn completed clerkships with Chief Justice Arthur Chaskalson on the South African Constitutional Court and Judge Raymond Fisher on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He also represented consumers and local governments as a senior associate with Spiegel & McDiarmid and as senior attorney for the Consumer Project on Technology, served on the policy team advising then Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Deval Patrick, and taught Constitutional Law at the University of Witwaterstrand, South Africa.

Positions

Present Associate Director, Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, American University Washington College of Law
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Present Professorial Lecturer in Residence, American University Washington College of Law
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Curriculum Vitae




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Education

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1999 J.D., Harvard Law School
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1992 B.A., Pitzer College
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Contact Information

American University Washington College of Law
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW 
Room C205A
Washington, D.C. 20016
Phone: 202-274-4157

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