Timothy Flanagan

Timothy Flanagan

Senior Associate General Counsel
Term Teaching Professor

Office: 204 Main Building
Phone: 574-631-6411
Fax: 574-631-4197
Email: Timothy.J.Flanagan.22@nd.edu
Staff Assistant: Mary Juckett

Timothy J. Flanagan is associate general counsel for the University of Notre Dame, where he leads the Research, Intellectual Property, and Transactions Team in the office of General Counsel and provides general legal representation for the University, focusing his practice primarily on intellectual property issues, including copyright, patent, and trademark protection and licensing; information technology, cybersecurity, and privacy law concerns; university research and technology commercialization matters; and contract and transactional matters. He is licensed to practice law before the State and Federal Courts of Indiana. Flanagan is also a term teaching professor at Notre Dame Law School and has frequently been an invited speaker on various topics of technology-related law.

Previous to his current position, Flanagan served the University as the associate director of Research Development in the Graduate School's Office of Research, where he managed the legal protection and commercialization of the technologies developed through Notre Dame's research. Before his professional career at Notre Dame, Flanagan worked as a private consultant to the United States government in environmental and radioactive waste management issues, and he also served as an officer in the United States Navy's nuclear power program.

Flanagan is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, having earned degrees in electrical engineering in 1986, with honors, and law in 1998, with high honors.  

Courses Taught

LAW70132, Information Technology Law LAW70130, Intellectual Property Transactions

Areas of Expertise

  • Intellectual Property Law