Frederick Abbott is Edward Ball Eminent Scholar Professor of International Law at Florida State University College of Law. He has served as expert consultant for numerous international and regional organizations, governments and nongovernmental organizations, mainly in the fields of intellectual property, public health, trade and sustainable development. Professor Abbott serves as Rapporteur for the Committee on International Trade Law of the International Law Association and is on the editorial board of the Journal of International Economic Law (Oxford). He regularly serves as panelist for the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center. Professor Abbott is the author of numerous books and articles in the fields of international economic law, international intellectual property rights law, public health and international law, including recently International Intellectual Property in an Integrated World Economy, 2d ed. 2011 (with T. Cottier and F. Gurry) and Global Pharmaceutical Policy (2009) (with G. Dukes).
Professor Abbott is Co-Director of the Executive Course on Intellectual Property, Diplomacy and Global Public Health for the Global Health Programme of the Graduate Institute|Geneva and he teaches on the visiting faculty of the World Trade Institute, Berne, Switzerland. He is a graduate of the Yale Law School and the University of California, Berkeley.
A detailed curriculum vitae is available here: http://www.law.fsu.edu/faculty/fabbott.html