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