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Faculty Member
Martin J. Adelman
Professor of Law, Co-Director of the Intellectual Property Law Program,  Co-Director of the Dean Dinwoodey Center for Intellectual Property Studies,  at George Washington University Law School
Prof. Adelman has testified either by deposition or at trial as an expert in patent law and practice in about 190 patent infringement cases. He was one of the co-authors, and currently is the sole author, of the nine volume Patent Law Perspectives. He is a co-author of Cases and Materials on Patent Law, Third Edition and Patent Law in a Nutshell (Nutshell Series). Professor Adelman received his B.A., M.S., and J.D. from University of Michigan.
 
John R. Alison
Partner, Finnegan
John Alison has handled U.S. patent infringement cases for over 25 years primarily focusing in semiconductors, optoelectronics, and pharmaceuticals. He has participated in more than 100 patent, trade secret, and trademark litigations. He has served as trial counsel for global clients.
From 2004 to 2007, Mr. Alison served as resident managing partner of Finnegan's Taipei office, the Fei Han Foreign Legal Affairs Law Firm. Mr. Alison also served as law clerk to Chief Judge Howard T. Markey of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit from 1984 to 1986.
 
Heinz Goddar
German Patent Attorney, European Patent and Trademark Attorney,Partner, Boehmert&Boehmert;
Partner, Forrester &Boehmert
Prof. Heinz Goddar, teaches Patent and Licensing Law as an Honorary Professor at the University of Bremen, as a Lecturer at the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center.
He is also an Associate Judge at the Senate for Patent Attorneys Matters at the German Federal Court of Justice.
 
 
Paul C. B. Liu
Emeritus Professor, at Taiwan Chengchi University ,Co-Director of the International Intellectual Property Program,  at Tsinghua University, School of Law
Prof. Liu is the Chairman of Cornerstone Intellectual Property Foundation, the President of Asia Pacific Legal Institute and an adjunct professor of University of Washington. He is also an honorary professor at various universities and gives lectures at many institutions around the world.
Prof. Liu received a Bachelor of Laws from Taiwan University, B. S. (in Mathematics), LL.M. and Ph.D. in Law respectively from University of Washington. His research ranges from intellectual property, industrial IP management, technology laws and computer laws.
 
Joseph P. Liu
Professor, & Associate Dean of Faculty, at Boston College Law School
Joseph P. Liu writes and teaches in the areas of copyright, trademark, property, and internet law. Professor Liu has published extensively on copyright law issues in many law journals, and is the co-author of the casebook, Copyright Law: Essential Cases and Materials.
Prof. Liu received Bachelor in physics and philosophy from Yale University, J.D. from Columbia University, and LL.M from Harvard Law School. He was the editor-in-chief of Columbia Law Review from 1993 to 1994. He also served as law clerk to Judge Levin H. Campbell of the U. S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit from 1994 to 1995.
 
RANDALL R. RADER
Chief Circuit Judge,  United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Randall R. Rader was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit by President George H. W. Bush in 1990 and assumed the duties of Chief Circuit Judge on June 1, 2010.
As Professor, Chief Judge Rader has taught programs on patent law and other advanced intellectual property programs at universities around the world. Chief Judge Rader has also co-authored several texts including the most widely used textbook on U. S. patent law, Cases and Materials on Patent Law and Patent Law in a Nutshell. He has won acclaim for leading dozens of government and educational delegations to every continent (except Antarctica), teaching rule of law and intellectual property law principles.
 
 
Joseph Straus
Professor of Law, at Universities of Munich and Ljubljana,Visiting Professor of International and Comparative Law,  at George Washington University Law School
Prof. Straus is a professor of law at the Universities of Munich and Ljubljana, and former director of the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law in Munich. In 2000, he was the first non-scientist to win the Science Award of the Foundation for German Science. He also has been awarded the Venice IP Award, and inducted into IAM IP Hall of Fame.
 
Jane K. Winn
Charles I. Stone Professor of Law,  at University of Washington, School of Law
Prof. Winn, of the Law, Technology & Arts Group and a Fulbright Scholar, is a leading international authority on electronic commerce law and technological and governance issues surrounding information security.
Prof. Winn received her B.S. from Queen Mary College, University of London, and J.D. from Harvard University. She is the author or co-author of numerous publications in electronic commerce law, such as The Law of Electronic Commerce (4th ed. Aspen 2001), Electronic Commerce (2d ed. Aspen 2005).
 
Domestic Faculty
Cui, Guobin
Associate Professor, Director of Intellectual Property Law Research Center, Excutive Director of International Intellectual Property Law Program at Tsinghua University School of Law
Prof. Cui, B.S., LL.M. , J.S.D.(Peking Univ.); LL.M., Yale Univ., is an full-time associate professor at Tsinghua University School of Law, teaching Intellectual Property Law, Licensing, and Chinese Civil Law. His scholarly interst is in intellectual property, property and competition law.
He had practiced law in Beijing and Shanghai for three years, mainly responsible for intellectual property litigation and licensing. He worked as an intern for Judge Rader at the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit for half year in 2008.
 
Feng, Shujie
Assistant Professor, at Tsinghua University, School of Law
Prof. Fengrecieved LL.B. from Shandong University, LL.M. From Renmin University of China, J.D. from Pantheon-Sorbonne University. His teaches Trademark Law, International Intellectual Property Treaties, Chinese Intellectual Property Law in Tsinghua University. He has published more than 30 reviews with Chinese, English and French, and is the co-author of several law textbooks.
 
Feng, Xiang
The Mei Ru’ao Chair Professor in Law,  Co-Director of International Intellectual Property Law Program, at Tsinghua University School of Law
Prof. Feng was educated at Kunming Teachers College for B.A., Peking University for M.A. ,andrecievedPh.D from Harvard and J.D. from Yale. He joined Tsinghua University as The Mei Ru’ao Chair Professor in Law in 2009. His research area covered widely from the relations between Law, Literature, Religion and Ethics, to Intellectual Property and Competition Law.
Prof. Feng has written extensively on law, religion, biblical studies, professional ethics and western literature, both classical and medieval, including: Intellectual Property in China, YnisGutrin: King Arthur in China, Essays on Politics and Law, etc. Translation books including: Beowulf the Anglo-Saxon Epic, Genesis, The Five Books of Moses, etc.
 
Jiang, ge
Assistant Professor, at Tsinghua University, School of Law
LL.B and LL.M from the Law School of Wuhan University. LL.M. and Dr. iur from University of Saarland, Germany. After doctoral study, she researched in Max-Planck Institute of Intellectual Property and Competition Law as a scholarship holder for one year. Before she joined Tsinghua University, School of Law, she worked as an associate in the German law firm Hengeler Mueller, dealing primarily with IP-related matters in transnational M&A transactions.Areas of interest: IP, unfair competition.
 
Li, Xiaowu
Assistant Professor, at Tsinghua University, School of Law
Prof. Li is an assistant professor at Tsinghua Law School, his research focus on IP Law and Cyberspace Law. He was a Visiting Scholar in Duke Law School research in High Technology and Law. He is the sole-author of On Trademark Anti-dilution (Zhejiang University Press, 2011), and has published numerous reviews in many law journals.
Professor Li received his B.E. and LL.M. from Tsinghua University, Ph.D. from Institute of Law, Chinese Academy of Social Science.
 
Liu, Xiaochun
Assistant Professor , at Law Faculty of China Youth University for Political Sciences
Xiaochun Liu is now teaching in Law Faculty of China Youth University for Political Sciences. She received her Ph.D. in Law from Peking University, LL.M from Southern Methodist University, and LL.B. from Peking University.
She has published various papers on topics of internet copyright, patent and technical standard and intersection of intellectual property and anti-monopoly law. The programs she has been teaching include intellectual property law, civil law and foreign law seminar (taught in English).