Member of Hoover IP² Working Group Steering Committee

F. Scott Kieff focuses his work on the interface among markets, law, and technology. He is the Fred C. Stevenson Research Professor at the George Washington University Law School; he is also a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. He served as a commissioner of the US International Trade Commission from October 2013 through June 2017. He was a faculty member of the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center at Germany’s Max Planck Institute; a visiting professor in the law schools at Northwestern, the University of Chicago, and Stanford; and a faculty fellow in the Olin Program on Law and Economics at Harvard. Before entering academia, Kieff practiced law for over six years as a trial lawyer and patent lawyer and served as a law clerk to US Circuit Judge Giles S. Rich. He was recognized as on the nation’s “Top 50 under 45” by the magazine IP Law & Business in May 2008 and he was inducted as a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts in March 2012.

Updated July 13, 2017