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International Specialty Courses Offered This Spring

January 2, 2007

Tags: Business & Community, 2007, News

Pacific McGeorge offers an exciting lineup of special international law courses each spring taught by world-class attorneys from a variety of countries who have taught extensively in the international arena. The one- and two-week courses offer J.D. and LL.M. students a chance to get a taste of real-time international legal practice.

Comparative Intellectual Property
January 8 - 19

Dr. Gordian Hasselblatt, CMS Hasche Sigle, Cologne, Germany
Hasselblatt, a partner in one of the leading German law firms, practices intellectual property law and represents clients all over the world. He holds an LL.B. from the University of Hamburg and an LL.M. in Transnational Business Practice from Pacific McGeorge.

Transnational Litigation
January 9 - February 8

Alexander Klauser, Brauneis Klauser Praendl, Vienna, Austria
Klauser is a founding partner and head of his law firm’s litigation and insolvency department. He received his law degree from the University of Vienna and a diploma in
Advanced International Legal Studies from Pacific McGeorge following an internship with the European Commission (DG Competition).

International Insolvency
January 22 – February 2

Tom Salerno, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, Phoenix, Arizona
Salerno is head of his firm’s restructuring and insolvency practice. A University of Notre Dame law graduate, he has been involved in redrafting the insolvency laws of several countries and has written extensively in the field of bankruptcy law.

Alexander Klauser, Brauneis Klauser Praendl, Vienna, Austria
Klauser is a founding partner and head of his law firm’s litigation and insolvency department. He received his law degree from the University of Vienna and a diploma in
Advanced International Legal Studies from Pacific McGeorge following an internship with the European Commission (DG Competition).

International Business Agreements
February 5-16

Winfried van den Muijsenbergh, Loyens & Loeff, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Van den Muijsenbergh, a founding member of Pacific McGeorge’s International Board of Advisors, heads the corporate practice of one of the leading Dutch law firms. He received his law degree from the University of Leiden.

Eric Fogel, Schuyler, Roche & Zwirner, Chicago, Illinois
Fogel has an extensive international corporate practice at his firm where he is a partner. A University of Michigan Law School graduate, he has been teaching in Pacific McGeorge’s LL.M. pre-internship program in Salzburg, Austria since 1995.

Comparative Criminal Procedure
February 19 – March 2

Mauricio Duce, Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago, Chile
Duce is an internationally known law professor who was instrumental in Chile’s transition from a tribunal-style criminal procedure system to the American-style adversarial process. A two-time Fulbright scholar, he is the director of training at the Justice Studies Center of the Americas.

International Tax Treaties: Policies and Practice
March 5 – March 16

Lloyd DeVos, DeVos & Co., New York, New York.
DeVos is a prominent tax practitioner in New York City who was a founding member of the Pacific McGeorge International Board of Advisors. He received his J.D. degree from Georgetown University and an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University.