International and Exchange Programs
International Practice: Trade, Finance, Intellectual Property and Dispute Resolution
View the 2014 Seminar Schedule here .
Monday, June 16 to Friday, June 27, 2014
The Schools of Law at the University of California, Davis and the University of Cologne in cooperation with the German Bar Association (DeutscherAnwaltVerein), the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS), and the Arbitration Documentation and Information Center (ADIC) are proud to present the seventeenth annual International Commercial Law Seminar in Cologne.
This course introduces basic concepts, agreements and treaties governing international intellectual property law. Studies will include the WTO Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property (TRIPS), the Berne Convention, the Paris Convention and the Patnt Cooperation Treaty, covering, respectively, geographical indications, copyright, trademark and patent laws. International finance lectures will discuss the regulation of the securities and financial markets by the United States as well as international arrangements such as the Basel Accord on Capital Adequacy and the financial services agreement of the World Trade Organization. Presentations and case studies will include arbitration and other means of dispute resolution in intellectual propery and finance disputes.
- Professor Dr. Norbert Horn, Professor of Law and Director (emeritus) Banking Law Institute, University of Cologne; Director, Arbitration and Documentation Center, Cologne, Germany
- Professor Madhavi Sunder, Professor of Law, Intellectual Property, University of California, Davis, U.S.A.
- Professor Anupam Chander, Professor of Law, International Trade and Finance, University of California, Davis , U.S.A.
- RA Dr. Stefan Kröll, LL.M. Attorney at Law, Cologne; Visiting Professor, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, Germany
- RA Professor Dr. Friedrich Graf von Westphalen, Attorney at Law; Cologne, Germany; Honorary Professor, University of Bielefeld, Member of the Board, German Lawyers Association
Certificates and Credits
- The seminar qualifies for continuing legal education (CLE) credit in New York and California.
- All participants will receive a certificate of attendance if they attend class regularly. Participants who wish to take the course for credit can request an official transcript upon successful completion of course requirements and a final exam.
- Academic credit from any of these programs may be applied toward the part-time summer International Commercial Law LL.M. and/or the Licentiate in International Transactions Involving the United States.
Fees for the 2014 Program*
- Application fee (non-refundable): U.S. $150
- Academic tuition*: U.S. $2,988
- Enroll by May 1 and receive a U.S. $100 discount toward your tuition. We strongly recommend enrolling and confirming travel and hotel reservations as soon as possible.
*All prices are subject to change.
Participants are responsible for reservation, confirmation and payment of hotel rooms.
For your convenience, each year UC Davis holds rooms at the Esplanade Hotel. The Esplanade Hotel is located approximately 1.2 kilometers (.75 miles) from the University classroom where classes are held. You are free to choose any hotel you like. An Internet search indicates that there are at least 14 other hotels in the immediate area.
A group rate discount is available at the Esplanade Hotel through April 30, 2014. When you make your reservation, please tell the reservationist that you are booking with the UC Davis International Law Programs group.