Professor Afilalo teaches courses in international trade law, international business transactions and contracts. His scholarly interests include the treatment of intellectual property in free trade areas, the law governing the elimination of non-tariff barriers to trade, the European Union's system of judicial remedies and the international rules for the protection of cross-border investment. Professor Afilalo holds a J.D. magna cum laude from Boston University School of Law and an LL.M.from Harvard Law School (where he concentrated in international law). He served as a law clerk to Chief Justice Paul J. Liacos of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts. He practiced law for several years in New York City, focusing on cross-border commercial and financial transactions between Europe and the United States and on intellectual property matters. While practicing law, he taught courses in international trade and intellectual property as an adjunct professor at Suffolk Law School in Boston, and he served as a legal writing instructor for graduate students at Harvard Law School. Before joining the Rutgers- Camden faculty, he served for one year as the Croft Assistant Professor of Law and International Studies at the University of Mississippi School of Law, where he taught courses in European Union law, public and private international law and banking law.