Adam Mossoff

Professor Mossoff is Professor of Law at George Mason University School of Law.  He is also Co-Director of Academic Programs and a Senior Scholar at the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property at Mason Law, which he co-founded in 2012.  He teaches and writes in the areas of patent law, trade secrets, trademark law, property law, and internet law.  He has published extensively on the theory and history of how patents and other intellectual property rights are fundamental property rights that should be secured to their owners and legally protected as commercial assets in the marketplace. Before coming to Mason Law, he taught at Michigan State University College of Law, and Washington & Lee University School of Law.  He holds an MA in philosophy, specializing in legal and political philosophy, from Columbia University and a BA with High Distinction and High Honors in philosophy from the University of Michigan.