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Intellectual property scholar to open the ONU College of Law Dean’s Lecture Series

Sep 17, 2007
The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law Dean's Lecture Series will commence with a presentation by Professor Peter K. Yu on Friday, Sept. 21 at 11:30 a.m. in the Moot Court Room.

Yu, the Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law and Director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School will give a presentation entitled, "A Tale of Two Development Agendas."

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Professor Yu is a leading expert in international intellectual property and communications law. In addition to writing and lecturing extensively on international trade, international and comparative law and the transition of the legal systems in China and Hong Kong, Yu is a prolific author, editor or co-editor of three books and more than 40 law review articles and book chapters. His latest publications include a four-volume reference book set entitled Intellectual Property and Information Wealth: Issues and Practices in the Digital Age. In the summer Yu teaches at the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law as a visiting professor, and is a research fellow of the Center for Studies of Intellectual Property Rights at Zhongnan University of Economics and Law in Wuhan, China.

Yu has spoken at events organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the International Telecommunication Union, the U.N. Conference on Trade and Development, the Chinese, Hong Kong, and U.S. governments, and at leading research institutions around the world.

This event is free and open to the public.
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