Willajeanne F. McLean
- Willajeanne F. McLean
- Interim Dean and Professor of Law
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Willajeanne F. McLean is Interim Dean of the School of Law.
Willajeanne F. McLean teaches courses in trademarks, European Union law, and Torts, as well as a seminar on Intellectual Property law in the European Union at the University of Connecticut School of Law. A French Literature and European History major at Wellesley, Professor McLean also has a degree in Microbiology from the University of Massachusetts- Amherst. After working in a research lab at Sloan-Kettering Cancer Institute, Professor McLean attended law school at Fordham University. A patent attorney, she practiced law at Darby and Darby, an intellectual property boutique, where her work was primarily in the field of trademark law. In addition to her law studies in the United States, Professor McLean attended the Institute of European Studies at the Free University of Brussels, where she obtained a degree in European Law. Prior to joining the faculty at Connecticut, she was an intern in the Competition Division of the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium.
Professor McLean has guest lectured at the Free University of Berlin, University of Mannheim, University of Tilburg, and at the Université Paul Cézanne d'Aix-Marseille. She has visited at Exeter University, Fordham University School of Law, and the University of Iowa College of Law. Professor McLean also was a Fulbright fellow at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland, where she taught Comparative EU and US Intellectual Property law, and lectured at the Intellectual Property Law Institute of the Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland. Her research interests include the interface of intellectual property and European (competition) law.