May 062015

On May 5, Professor Victoria Phillips was appointed to the Federal Communications Commission’s Consumer Advisory Committee.  The committee makes recommendations to the Commission regarding consumer issues within the jurisdiction of the Commission and facilitates the participation of all consumers in proceedings before the Commission. This is a two year appointment.

The full announcement from the FCC is available here.

Professor Phillips teaches communications and intellectual property law and serves as the Director of the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic. She helped found the clinic and the law school’s Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property in 2001 to introduce students to the public interest dimensions of intellectual property, communications and information law and policy. She serves as a faculty advisor to the Communications and Media Law Society and to the American University Journal of Gender and Social Policy.