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Lamar Smith

Senior Consultant, Akin Gump

Lamar Smith served for 32 years (1987-2019) in Congress as the representative for the 21st Congressional District of Texas. He is currently a senior consultant at Akin Gump LLP.

Recent Articles by Lamar Smith

USTR Needs to Step Up Trade Enforcement

As a former Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and co-author of major patent legislation, I have a special interest in supporting and protecting U.S. intellectual property rights. So, I took note last month when the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) released its latest Special 301 Report on Intellectual Property Protection and Enforcement.