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Frederick M. Abbott, the Edward Ball Eminent Scholar, was a partner at Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro (now Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman) prior to entering law teaching. He is highly regarded for his scholarship and professional activities in international intellectual property rights and global economic issues.
fabbott@law.fsu.edu

“Innovation and intellectual property are key drivers of the U.S. and international economy. Lawyers play an essential role in shepherding innovative businesses through the complex maze of intellectual property regulation. Florida State University College of Law has an outstanding curriculum addressing the legal environment surrounding innovation.”

 

Recent publications:

Emerging Markets and the World Patent Order (with Carlos M. Correa & Peter Drahos, editors) (Edward Elgar Publishing 2013)

International Intellectual Property in an Integrated World Economy (with Thomas Cottier & Francis Gurry) (2d ed., Aspen 2011)

Examples of Anti-Competitive Behavior and Remedies Available Under Competition Law to Control Anti-Competition Behavior, in Using Competition Law to Promote Access to Medicines: A Tool for Human Development (United Nations Development Program) (forthcoming 2013)

Emerging Markets and the World Patent Order: The Forces of Change (with Carlos M. Correa & Peter Drahos), in Emerging Markets and the World Patent Order (Edward Elgar Publishing 2013)

The United States Response to Emerging Technological Powers, in Emerging Markets and the World Patent Order (Edward Elgar Publishing 2013)