Meredith Jacob – Assistant Director, Academic Programs
JD American University Washington College of Law
BA Williams College
Meredith Jacob serves as PIJIP’s Assistant Director for Academic Programs. Her work includes student outreach and advising, curriculum coordination, and academic research and advocacy.
Currently her work includes research and advocacy focused on: open access to federally funded research, flexible limitations and exceptions to copyright, and public interest international intellectual property. Previously, Meredith worked with state legislators on a variety of intellectual property and regulatory issues affecting pharmaceuticals and the privacy of prescription records.
Mike Palmedo – Assistant Director Grants and Research
MA American University
BA Mary Washington College
Mike Palmedo serves as PIJIP’s Assistant Director for Grants and Research. He previously worked on policy research and web communications for the Consumer Project on Technology (now Knowledge Ecology International), concentrating on issues of access to medicines and international trade policy.