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Seán O’Connor’s research and practice focus on intellectual property and business law for commercializing innovation in technology and arts. Professor O’Connor received their law degree from Stanford Law School, a master’s degree in philosophy from Arizona State University, and a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Before graduate school they were a singer-songwriter and rock band front person with two DIY albums that received local airplay in the Northeast. They are currently serving as Editor of The Oxford Handbook of Music Law & Policy (Oxford University Press) and of 5G and Beyond: Intellectual Property and Competition Policy in the Internet of Things (forthcoming Cambridge University Press 2023) (with Jonathan Barnett).