Hannah is committed to improving access to medicines - both domestically and abroad - and has experience in drug pricing, patent, and international right to health litigation.
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- Associate, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP
- Prior to joining Hagens Berman, Ms. Brennan clerked for the Honorable Timothy B. Dyk of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Honorable Theodore McKee, Chief Judge of United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
- She was awarded a Yale Gruber Fellowship in Global Justice and Women’s Rights to work for Public Citizen’s Global Access to Medicines Program. At Public Citizen, she worked on a broad range of healthcare issues, including: negotiation of the intellectual property provisions of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, compulsory licensing of HIV medications in Peru, and policies for improving access to Hepatitis C medications for veterans, Native Americans and prisoners.
- In law school, Ms. Brennan worked in the Global Health and Justice Clinic, where she helped develop a human rights approach to intellectual property law. She also served in the Workers and Immigrants’ Rights Advocacy Clinic, where she obtained a substantial settlement for a group of Latino construction workers with unpaid wage claims. She further represented Connecticut DREAMers in their legislative and regulatory campaigns to secure financial aid for undocumented students at Connecticut state universities.
- Prior to law school, Ms. Brennan served as Fulbright Scholar in Lima, Peru, where she researched labor rights abuses in the domestic housework industry and advocated for greater government regulation of this area.
- Member, American Association for Justice
- Charles G. Albom Prize for Excellency in Appellate Advocacy
- Hannah Brennan, Christine Monahan, Zain Rizva, & Amy Kapczynski, Government Patent Use: How a Little Known Statute Can Bring Down Drug Prices and Transform Health, 18 Yale J. of L. & Tech. 275 (2016).
- Hannah Brennan, The Cost of Confusion: The Paradox of Trademarked Pharmaceuticals , 22 Mich. Telecomm. & Tech. L. Rev. 1 (2016)
- Hannah Brennan & Burcu Kilic, Freeing Trade at the Expense of Local Crop Markets?: A Look at the Trans-Pacific Partnership’s New Plant Related Intellectual Property Rights From Human Rights Perspective, Harv. Hum. Rts. J. Online (2015)
- Burcu Kilic, Hannah Brennan, & Peter Maybarduk, What Is Patentable Under the Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership?, 40 Yale J. Int’l L. Online 1 (2015)
- Inside Views: The TPP’s New Plant-Related Intellectual Property Provisions, Intellectual Property Watch (Oct. 17, 2014)
- A Human Rights Approach to Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines, Yale Global Health and Justice Partnership
- Trabajo en servicio doméstico: capacitación laboral y agencias de empleo[Domestic House Work: Labor Training and Employment Agencies](Asociación Grupo de Trabajo Redes eds., 2010)
Hannah’s favorite city is Lima, her favorite state is Vermont, and her favorite 90's action movie is The Fugitive.