Shawn N. Sullivan instructs the Contracts and Commercial & Technology Law courses in the Pitt Law Online MSL program. In addition, Professor Sullivan is the lecturer for the Patents and Technology portions of the course.
Professor Sullivan is a Washington, D.C.-based attorney and international legal consultant, an arbitrator, and general counsel to the International Life Sciences Institute. Previously, he was a judicial law clerk to U.S. District Judge George Arceneaux, an associate with Crowell & Moring, LLP, a partner with Bradley Arant Rose & White, LLP, and intellectual property counsel for CIMMYT International.
Professor Sullivan received an LLM degree from Cambridge University, an LLM in International Business and Economic Law from Georgetown University, and BA and JD degrees from the University of Mississippi.
He also teaches courses in intellectual property law at Queen Mary University of London and in contract drafting at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law.