Andrew Sellars

Director, Technology Law Clinic

Clinical Instructor

BS, Northeastern University
JD, The George Washington University School of Law

Areas of Interest
Intellectual Property, Law & Technology, Media & First Amendment Law, Privacy
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Biography

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.

Publications
  1. Andrew Sellars, "Twenty Years of Web Scraping and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act," in Symposium Governing the Internet: Public Access, Private Regulation, 24 Boston University Journal of Science and Technology Law 372 (2018).
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