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Portree, Scotland

Scottish Faculty

Dr. Abbe Brown , Senior Lecturer and Deputy Head of Law School

Abbe Brown joined the University of Aberdeen as a Senior Lecturer in 2012 and in 2013 was appointed Deputy Head of the Law School.  Dr. Brown was a Lecturer in Information Technology Law at the University of Edinburgh from 2006-2012 and an Associate of the AHRC/SCRIPT research centre. Before returning to academia, she spent almost 10 years in professional legal practice in London, Melbourne and Edinburgh. You can find her on Twitter (@IGFTowardAccess) or on her blog, ipaberdeen .

Dr. Brown's research explores the interaction between legal fields relevant to innovation, with a strong interest in enabling access to technologies. She published a monograph in 2012 with Edward Elgar Intellectual Property, Human Rights and Competition: Access to Essential Innovation and Technology and an edited collection in 2013 with Edward Elgar Environmental Technologies, Intellectual Property and Climate Change. Her research has been supported by the Modern Law Review, the Clark Foundation for Legal Education, the British Academy and the Carnegie Trust.  She has also contributed to leading textbooks in the intellectual property and information technology field.


American Faculty

Will Hubbard, Assistant Professor

William R. Hubbard joined the faculty in 2009.  Previously, Professor Hubbard practiced intellectual property litigation for five years with Alston & Bird LLP in Atlanta, Georgia.  His practice included patent and antitrust appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and an amicus curiae brief in eBay, Inc. v. MercExchange, L.L.C., 126 S. Ct. 1837 (2006).  Professor Hubbard also clerked for the Honorable Robert Sack of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Professor Hubbard's scholarly interests focus on intellectual property, particularly patent law.  His articles have been published in the Boston College Law Review, the Florida Law Review, the Connecticut Law Review, and the Santa Clara Computer & High Technology Law Journal.
Amy Dillard , Assistant Professor

Amy Dillard joined the faculty in 2006, following four years on the faculty of American University, Washington College of Law, where she taught criminal law and served as the acting director of the Legal Rhetoric Program. Prior to entering the academy, Dillard practiced law in Alexandria, Va., where she specialized in criminal defense and served as the city's deputy public defender for many years. She currently represents a client charged with capital murder in Virginia. Each year, she teaches a course at the World Trade Institute in the master's program in International Law and Economics at the joint center of the Universities of Berne, Fribourg and Neuchatel, Switzerland.

Her scholarly interests include sanity and competency issues, the National School Lunch Program, judicial ethics and various topics in law and religion.

Dillard is a member of the Virginia and United States Supreme Court bars.

Administrative Staff

Professor William Hubbard, University of Baltimore
American Stateside Director

Professor David Carey Miller, University of Aberdeen
Aberdeen Contact
School of Law, Taylor Building
University of Aberdeen
Old Aberdeen, AB24 3UB Scotland
Phone: 011.44.1224.272419 * FAX: 011.44.1224.272442

Catherine Moore, University of Baltimore
Coordinator for International Law Programs