As the chief advocate and spokesperson for AAFA on intellectual property (IP)
and brand protection issues, Jennifer Scoggins Hanks serves as the staff liaison
to AAFA’s Brand Protection Council. She connects with government officials;
members of Congress; and representatives of global e-commerce, social,
and digital platforms to shape IP policy, protect U.S. branded products,
and advance AAFA member online and offline priorities.
Jennifer’s unique background of public policy, advocacy, coalition management,
and strategic communications experience was earned serving across a series of
bicoastal public and private sector positions, including with a Washington D.C. public
affairs firm, CNN Worldwide, the U.S. Senate, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the
U.S. Department of Commerce. Her career began working in the California State Legislature
and the California Governor’s Office.