Advancing the Vaccine Law Dialogue

Pre-conference: September 13 Washington, D.C.

Brian Dean Abramson

Brian Dean Abramson

Conference chair – email:

 Author, Vaccine, Vaccination, & Immunization Law, and Adjunct Professor of Vaccine Law at the Florida International University College of Law.

Brian Dean Abramson is the primary author of the legal treatise, Vaccine, Vaccination, and Immunization Law, the most comprehensive treatise written with respect to this field of law, published by Bloomberg Law in cooperation with the American Health Law Association in November 2018, and regularly updated thereafter. A second print edition was published by AHLA in February 2022. He teaches the subject as Adjunct Professor of Vaccine Law at the Florida International University College of Law.

Mr. Abramson previously worked for Bloomberg Law, for whom he authored the vaccine injury claims chapter of Matthew H. Solomson’s Court of Federal Claims: Jurisdiction, Practice, and Procedure, and for whom he wrote extensively in the fields of health and international privacy law. He was a law clerk for the Honorable Pauline Newman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, where he took an exceptional interest in the court’s vaccine injury docket. Prior to this, he interned with the Honorable Susan G. Braden of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and practiced intellectual property law with the firm of Lott & Friedland in Coral Gables, Florida.

Mr. Abramson received an MA in Comparative Sociology from Florida International University, followed by his JD, summa cum laude, from the Florida International University College of Law, and an LLM in intellectual property law with highest honors from the George Washington University Law School.

Mr. Abramson will be presenting materials on the general state of Vaccine Law as a field, and specifically on public and private vaccination mandates, and responses to antivaccine activism.

Mr. Abramson previously spoke on the following panels:

September 15, 2022 8:00AM- 9:00 AM —  Introductory Program and Vaccine Law Year In Review

September 15, 2022 10:50AM-12:20PM — Vaccine Misinformation, Hesitancy, and Refusal

September 16, 2022 10:30AM-12:00PM — Patent Law, Policy, and Economics of Vaccine Development