Brian A. Pomper offers public policy, political and strategic business advice to Fortune 500 and other companies, with a focus on international trade and intellectual property. Mr. Pomper formerly served as chief international trade counsel to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT). In his current practice, Mr. Pomper represents companies before Congress, the White House and federal agencies on a diverse set of public policy matters, including market access, investment, international trade disputes, intellectual property, inter- national tax and customs issues. Mr. Pomper is a member of the U.S. patent bar. His recent representations include: advising biopharmaceutical companies on the negotiation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement and lobbying in support of strong intellectual property protections in that agreement; advising and lobbying for a coalition of companies in support of strong international intellectual property protections; and serving as the executive director of a coalition of companies involved in public policy debates concerning the U.S. patent system, including during consideration and passage of the America Invents Act.