PIJIP Faculty

Professor Michael Carroll

Michael W. Carroll

Director, PIJIP & Professor of Law
JD Georgetown University Law Center
BA University of Chicago

Christine Haight Farley

Professor of Law
JSD, LLM Columbia Law School
JD Buffalo Law School
BA Binghamton University

Professor Sean Flynn

Sean M. Flynn

Associate Director, PIJIP & Professorial Lecturer-in-Residence
JD Harvard Law School
BA Pitzer College

Professor Peter Jaszi

Peter Jaszi

Professor of Law, Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic
JD Harvard Law School
AB Harvard College


Professor Victoria Phillips

Victoria F. Phillips

Director, Glushko Samuleson Intellectual Property Law Clinic & Professor of the Practice of Law
JD Washington College of Law
BA Smith College


Professor Jonas Anderson

Jonas Anderson

Assistant Professor of Law
JD Harvard University
BS University of Utah


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Hillary Brill

Practitioner in Residence, Intellectual Property Clinic
JD Georgetown University
BA Harvard University


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David Grossman

Adjunct Professor, Intellectual Property Clinic
JD American University Washington College of Law
BS Pennsylvania State University


Jorge L. Contreras

Senior Policy Fellow, PIJIP
Assoc. Professor, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
JD Harvard Law School
BSEE and BA Rice University


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.