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Duquesne Law School hosts Chinese Visiting Scholars

Duquesne School of Law is happy to host two visiting scholars from the China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing, China (CUPL), who are visiting the Duquesne University School of Law over the next several weeks. This visit is part of an ongoing faculty exchange between CUPL and Duquesne.

The visiting scholars are:

Attorney and Professor (Ms.) Wang Shu, Clinician of Intellectual Property Law Clinic of CUPL, Deputy Director and researcher of the Intellectual Property Research Center and Lawyer of a Beijing law firm. She has visited the United States previously, and participated in the University of Washington and University of the Pacific training workshops. Professor Wang has conducted comparative research on civil and commercial law systems between Anglo-American Legal System and Chinese Civil Law. Additionally, Professor Wang has registered in the Law Society of Hong Kong as a partner lawyer of the China Lawyer Firm which is a subdivision of China Legal service (H.K.) and accomplished postgraduate courses of Economics Law. In 2000, at the expiration of her overseas task, Professor Wang came back to CUPL, and taught at the Intellectual Property Law Research Institute of CCE Law School until the present day.

Attorney and Dr. (Ms.) Lan Hua is Associate Professor of Faculty of International Law, CUPL, who has taught required upper-level course in International Law, as well as Upper-level courses in Selected EU Case Study, International Organization Law, and Jessup International Law Moot Court. She has also taught Introduction to International Law Classics, Legal English, and a course on China and WTO (in English). Dr. Lan's current research interests include International Environmental Law (climate change issues particularly), European Law, and WTO Law. She is the author of numerous law review articles.

The Duquesne Law School hopes to provide the CUPL visitors a first-hand experience of American legal education. Activities include touring the Law School, the University, City of Pittsburgh, attending classes, meeting with Law School deans, colleagues and law students, visiting and observing clinical and other programs, courts, and law firms.

Please help us extend a warm welcome to our guests!

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