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ITC Nominee Approved by Finance Committee

Monday, July 29, 2013
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The Finance Committee unanimously approved the nomination of Scott Kieff to be a member of the U.S. International Trade Commission. “Scott Kieff is well qualified to serve on the International Trade Commission” Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) said. “As Congress moves forward with an ambitious trade agenda, we will look to the ITC to enforce our trade laws fairly and objectively.”

Kieff is a professor at the George Washington University Law School and a Ray and Louis Knowles Senior Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, where he directs the Project on Commercializing Innovation and serves on the Property Rights Task Force. He served as a member of the Patent Public Advisory Committee of the United States Patent and Trademark Office from 2007-2010. Kieff received a B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.

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