People

Faculty/Staff:

Andrew Sellars, Director
sellars [at] bu.edu | (617) 358-7377

Andrew Sellars is the founding director of the Technology Law Clinic, a legal service for undergraduate and graduate students at MIT and BU. In the clinic, BU Law students counsel clients on laws and regulations that affect their research, advocacy, and innovation, including intellectual property, media law, data privacy, and cybersecurity law. Sellars has overseen the legal representation of hundreds of student clients through his work in the clinic, representing computer security researchers, public interest advocates on technology and society issues, innovative startups, and student journalists. His scholarship focuses on application of intellectual property and computer access laws to technology research and journalism.

Before joining BU, Sellars was the Corydon B. Dunham First Amendment Fellow at Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. There, he worked in Harvard Law School’s Cyberlaw Clinic and the Digital Media Law Project. Sellars received his JD with high honors from the George Washington University Law School, where he was awarded the Jan Jancin Award from the American Intellectual Property Law Association, given to the top intellectual property law student in the country. He is also a faculty affiliate at BU’s Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering and a member of the Boston Bar Association.

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Jocelyn Hanamirian, Assistant Director
jvhanam [at] bu.edu

Jocelyn Hanamirian is the Assistant Director of the BU/MIT Technology Law Clinic and a Clinical Instructor at Boston University School of Law.  Before joining the Clinic, Jocelyn was Associate Principal Counsel at The Walt Disney Company, where she worked in the Intellectual Property legal department, counseling Walt Disney Imagineering and other internal clients on copyright, trademark, right of publicity, and matters of freedom of expression.  Jocelyn holds a J.D. from Columbia Law School, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and Editor in Chief of the Journal of Law and the Arts, and an A.B. from Princeton University.  She currently serves as vice-chair of the International Trademark Association’s Famous & Well-Known Marks U.S. Subcommittee.

Tiffany Li, Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor
tcli [at] bu.edu | (617) 353-3140

Tiffany C. Li is a Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor at the BU/MIT Technology Law Clinic. She is an expert on privacy, artificial intelligence, and tech platform governance. Li’s writing has appeared in popular publications including the Washington Post, the Atlantic, NBC News, and Slate. Li is also an Affiliate Fellow at Yale Law School’s Information Society Project and has held past affiliations with Princeton’s Center for Information Technology Policy and UC Berkeley’s Center for Technology, Society and Policy. Li is a licensed attorney and an experienced in-house counsel, specializing in technology and internet corporations. Her legal experience includes roles at the Wikimedia Foundation, General Assembly, and Ask.com. She holds CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPT, and CIPM certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Li received a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where she was a Global Law Scholar, and a B.A. in English from University of California Los Angeles.

Bridget Donovan, Senior Program Coordinator
donovanb [at] bu.edu | (617) 353-2885

Bridget Donovan is the Senior Program Coordinator for the BU/MIT Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property, and Cyberlaw Program. Bridget joined Boston University School of Law with a background in project and relationship management, event planning, and corporate and community engagement through her roles with the Urban Land Institute and MENTOR. Bridget graduated from Smith College with a B.A. in Government.