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December 2011

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas participated in 8th WTO Ministerial Conference
19 December 2011

New LLM in Law and Economics
12 December 2011

November 2011

PhD funding for 2012 announced
30 November 2011
Over £575,000 funding for postgraduate legal research at Queen Mary.

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas - Why climate change architecture isn't working
28 November 2011

Data protection law creates cloud of uncertainty for cloud computing
21 November 2011

LLM scholarships for 2012
17 November 2011

Professor Rawlings to speak at 'The Future of Finance' event hosted by HSBC
15 November 2011

Professor Mistelis and Dr Brekoulakis to speak at Cyprus Eurasia Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Centre Conference 18 November 2011
15 November 2011

Legendary rock music guru talks IP to Queen Mary law students
15 November 2011

Edward L Flippen's guest seminar on Energy Regulation - 12-2pm on 14 November 2011
10 November 2011

New academic staff in the School of Law
4 November 2011

October 2011

Law Working Papers Series - New Papers
4 October 2011

September 2011

Meet QM Law Overseas in October 2011
28 September 2011

Dr Tom O'Shea speaking on Tax Law in Lithuania
26 September 2011

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas invited to speak on bottom-up approaches for climate change, Bern
26 September 2011

Professor Matthews to speak about patent law teaching at the OPEM in Madrid and the EPO in Vienna
26 September 2011

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas invited to speak on trade and climate change, Taiwan
22 September 2011

Dr O'Shea delivers talk to Tax Law students in Lithuania
13 September 2011

August 2011

Dr Guido Westkamp to speak at annual Congress of International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property (ATRIP)
8 August 2011

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas invited to speak on the role of major developing countries in climate change, Brazil
1 August 2011

July 2011

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas invited to speak on the role of Great Powers in Climate Change, China 3-4 Sept 2011
29 July 2011

'Pushing Legal Knowledge Boundaries' Queen Mary Law PhD Conference 2011
26 July 2011

Masterclass on International Arbitration in Chile - 1 September 2011
26 July 2011

Dr Duncan Matthews appointed by UN Development Programme to report on impact of WTO Doha Declaration on millennium development goals
18 July 2011

Professor Ian Walden - News of the World phone hacking scandal
13 July 2011

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas recipient of the Marie Curie Fellowship
11 July 2011

European Intellectual Property Network (EIPTN) Workshop 2011
7 July 2011

Noam Shemtov to participate in 'Mobile World: Information's pace of change' Conference on 6 July 2011
4 July 2011

June 2011

Founder of European Intellectual Property Institutes Network (EIPIN) awarded Celebration Publication
28 June 2011

Dr Guido Westkamp on European Design and Trade Mark Law at NYU
22 June 2011

Professor Rosa Lastra speaks out against new UK Financial Policy Committee (FPC)
21 June 2011

Professor Takis Tridimas - Key Day for Greek Crisis
21 June 2011

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas’s latest book now in paperback
6 June 2011

Professor Ian Walden ‘How can we protect children from internet porn?’ BBC News
6 June 2011

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas to speak on "Alternative Architecture for Climate Change: Major Economies and RTAs"
3 June 2011

May 2011

CCLS Alumni Bulletin - Spring 2011
19 May 2011

Professor Rosa Lastra to speak at the 'Future of Banks' Funding' Conference on 1 June 2011
10 May 2011

Queen Mary LLM students are top UK team in International Moot Court Competition
3 May 2011

April 2011

Professor Gibson and Professor Spyros Maniatis attended Fordham IP conference in New York 28-29 April 2011
28 April 2011

New Intellectual Property Journal launched by Queen Mary
13 April 2011
LLM in Intellectual Property, MSc Management of Intellectual Property, Certificate in Intellectual Property

Professor Rosa Lastra at BIICL's 11th Annual WTO Conference 25-26 May 2011
11 April 2011

Dr Tom O'Shea to speak at International Tax Conference in Lithuania 7-8 April 2011
6 April 2011

March 2011

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas invited to speak at the European Society of International Law
30 March 2011

Queen Mary Law PhD student: ‘Nominet faces criminal liability over websites’
25 March 2011

Dr Stavros Brekoulakis to speak at Conference on Complex Arbitrations at Columbia University, USA
24 March 2011

Dr Julia Hörnle joins Authority for Television On-Demand
14 March 2011

Rafael Leal-Arcas invited to speak on a new architecture for the global climate change agenda at New York University
11 March 2011

Professor Rosa Lastra to speak on 'Systemic Risk' at the MOCOMILA meeting on 29 April 2011
7 March 2011

February 2011

Queen Mary Student wins University of London's Georg Schwarzenberger Prize for Best Performance in LLM International Law
28 February 2011
Elisabeth Lees is one of three joint winners for 2010-2011 of the University of London’s Georg Schwarzenburger Prize for the best performance on the LLM in International Law. Many congratulations to Elisabeth, who now practises in Grand Cayman.

Dr Duncan Matthews' new book published 'Intellectual Property, Human Rights And Development The Role of NGOs and Social Movements'
23 February 2011
Dr Duncan Matthews' new book 'Intellectual Property, Human Rights And Development The Role of NGOs and Social Movements' is published by Edward Elgar.

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas to speak on “The Role of the G-3 in the Creation of a Global Climate Change Agreement” at Dalhousie University, Canada
21 February 2011
Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas to speak on “The Role of the G-3 in the Creation of a Global Climate Change Agreement” as a panelist at 'The EU and Transatlantic Relations: Security and Political Economy Issues' Conference, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada on 10-12 April 2011.

School of International Arbitration at Queen Mary, University of London is shortlisted for the Sustained Contribution to Best Practice Award by the Global Arbitration Review
21 February 2011
The Global Arbitration Review (GAR) is a leading arbitration journal. It has shortlisted five groups for the Sustained Contribution to Best Practice Award, BA committee on arbitration, ICC Institute, OGEMID, UNCITRAL working group and the School of International Arbitration at Queen Mary, University of London. The winner will be announced on 3 March 2011.

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas appointed Global Research Fellow at New York University
16 February 2011
Dr Rafael Leal-Arcs has been selected to become a Global Research Fellow within the Hauser Global Law School Program at New York University School of Law.

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas has been invited to speak on "Variable Geometry in Climate Change Negotiations: The Role of the Asia Pacific Region,"
10 February 2011
Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas has been invited to speak on "Variable Geometry in Climate Change Negotiations: The Role of the Asia Pacific Region," as a Panelist at the conference Contemporary International Law Issues in the Asia Pacific: Opportunities and Challenges, Grand Formosa Regent, Taipei, Taiwan, 29 May - 1 June 2011.

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas awarded international fellowship for research at World Trade Institute
3 February 2011
The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) has awarded Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas an international fellowship to conduct research at the World Trade Institute (University of Bern) on the interface of climate change, international trade, and energy law.

January 2011

Dr Leal-Arcas to speak on “The Climate Change Challenge: China’s Position” at the Asian Law Institute Annual Conference in Japan 26-27 May 2011
31 January 2011
Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas to speak on “The Climate Change Challenge: China’s Position” as a Panelist at the 8th Asian Law Institute Annual Conference Law in a Sustainable Asia, Faculty of Law, Kyushu University, Japan, 26-27 May 2011.For more information see: law.nus.edu.sg

Dr Duncan Matthews' research paper on “Patents in the Global Economy”, commissioned by the Strategic Advisory Board for Intellectual Property Policy (SABIP)
31 January 2011
Dr Duncan Matthews' research paper on “Patents in the Global Economy”, commissioned by the Strategic Advisory Board for Intellectual Property Policy (SABIP) as independent evidence for UK government policy has been published by the Intellectual Property Office.

Dr Duncan Matthews appointed to the IPO Trade and Development Expert Advisory Group
27 January 2011
Dr Duncan Matthews was appointed to the Intellectual Property Office Trade and Development Expert Advisory Group in January 2011.

Queen Mary LLM student wins major award for top thesis in International Tax Law
25 January 2011
The John Avery Jones Thesis 2010 prize was awarded to Gauthier Cruysmans who studied on the LLM in Tax Law programme at the School of Law, Queen Mary, University of London.

Dr Tom O'Shea speaking at 6th Annual 'Avoir Fiscal' EU Tax Conference on 28 January 2011
20 January 2011
Dr Tom O’Shea will present “From Avoir Fiscal to SGI – three ‘types’ of tax avoidance to consider” at the 6th Annual 'Avoir Fiscal' EU Tax Conference at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies on 28 January 2011.

Dr Leal-Arcas on 'Towards the Creation of a Global Climate Agreement'
4 January 2011
Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas has been invited to speak on “Towards the Creation of a Global Climate Agreement based on the Success of International Trade Agreements” at the conference The Third Lagos State Summit on Climate Change, Lagos, Nigeria, 8-10 February 2011.

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