Stephan Kinsella has been involved with libertarianism and Austrian economics for over thirty years. A practicing intellectual property attorney in Houston, he has published and lectured extensively on intellectual property law and policy and other libertarian and legal issues. He is the Founder and Executive Editor of Libertarian Papers, Founder and Director of the Center for the Study of Innovative Freedom (C4SIF), a member of the Editorial Board of The Journal of Peace, Prosperity & Freedom (Australia), a member of the Advisory Board of the Lexington Books series Capitalist Thought: Studies in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, and a Senior Fellow with the Bastiat Institute. He was formerly a partner with Duane Morris LLP and adjunct law professor at South Texas College of Law. Stephan was Book Review Editor of the Journal of Libertarian Studies (2000-04), and has published many libertarian articles in journals such as The Freeman, The Journal of Libertarian Studies, Reason Papers, the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, and Mises Daily. His libertarian publications include Against Intellectual Property (Mises, 2008); Property, Freedom, and Society: Essays in Honor of Hans-Hermann Hoppe (Mises, 2009); and the forthcoming Law in a Libertarian World: Legal Foundations of a Free Society (forthcoming). His legal publications include: International Investment, Political Risk, and Dispute Resolution: A Practitioner’s Guide (Oxford University Press, 2005); other legal treatises published by Oxford University Press, Oceana Publications, and West Publications; and Louisiana Civil Law Dictionary (Quid Pro Books, 2011). Stephan holds an LL.M. (international business law), King’s College London-University of London; JD, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University; and BSEE and MSEE degrees, Louisiana State University.