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Dean of UC Berkley Law School Visited PKU Law School

On June 4th, 2015, greeting by Prof. Zhang Shouwen, Dean of PKULS, Prof. Wang Xixin, Vice Dean of PKULS, Prof. Zhang Ping, Prof. Liu Yinliang, Prof. Liu Dongjin and Li Yuanyuan, Prof. Sujit Choudhry, Dean of UC Berkley Law School, Prof. Robert Merges, Prof. Jim Dempsey and Chaney Kourouniotis visited Peking University Law School. Guest Prof. Song Haiyan and Song Haining from Jun He Law Firm also attended the meeting.

Dean Zhang Shouwen welcomed the distinguished guests and wished to further the cooperation between two schools. Dean Sujit Choudhry expressed gratitude to the hospitality of PKULS on behalf of UC, Berkley Law School. He concurred on further cooperation, hoping “trans-Atlantic” academic alliance built by two schools would significantly promote academic researches for both sides.

Later on, Prof. Zhang Ping introduced the development of School of Intellectual Property and some cutting-edge academic issues in field of Intellectual Property. Prof. Robert Merges was very interested in these issues and wish young professors as well as students from two schools to communicate more often and profoundly.
This visit was a great success, which was also the beginning of a new stage of cooperation between UC, Berkley Law School and Peking University Law School.

Translated by: Xia Jing
Edited by: Fang Zhou