Faculty of the Brussels & Geneva Program
University of Georgia School of Law
C. Donald Johnson
is the director of the Dean Rusk Center for International Law and Policy at the University of Georgia School of Law, a former U.S. congressman and a former ambassador in the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR). He received his J.D. from the University of Georgia and an LL.M. from the London School of Economics.
Université Saint-Louis (Brussels, Belgium)
practices law in Brussels at Van Bael & Bellis, an international law firm, and teaches law at the Université St.-Louis. He received LL.M. degrees from both the Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium) and Cambridge University (U.K.) as well as a Ph.D. (summa cum laude) from the Université Saint-Louis. His professional and academic focus is on European law.
practices law in the Brussels office of Covington & Burling LLP and teaches courses in law at the Université St.-Louis. He received a Ph.D. in law from the Université catholique de Louvain. His practice concentrates on intellectual property, media and information technology law. He mainly advises large companies on the intellectual property risks linked to new products. He has litigated IP cases before the European Court of Justice, and has particular expertise in issues related to digital copyright and the Internet.
The courses will also include lectures and presentations from other distinguished scholars as well as European Union, U.S. and World Trade Organization officials and expert practitioners in the fields of EU law and international trade.