Peter K. Yu, Regents Professor at Texas A&M University School of Law, recently joined leading trade experts from around the world at the World Trade Organization (WTO) to officially launch the book Trade in Knowledge: Intellectual Property, Trade and Development in a Transformed Global Economy. Published jointly by the WTO and Cambridge University Press, this new book was edited by Antony Taubman, the director of the WTO Intellectual Property, Government Procurement and Competition Division, and Jayashree Watal, a former counsellor at the Division and Honorary Professor at the National Law University, Delhi in India.
The recently published article The Most-Cited Legal Scholars Revisited from the University of Chicago Law Review lists Texas A&M Law Professor Peter K. Yu sixth among the most-cited legal scholars born after 1970 across all fields.
The study was conducted by Fred Shapiro, Associate Library Director at Yale Law School and the editor of the Oxford Dictionary of American Legal Quotations.
In late May, the Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre at the , in collaboration with the Haifa Centre for Law and Technology at the University of Haifa in Israel, will hold a pre-launch of the book Intellectual Property, Innovation, and Global Inequality.
This pre-launch event, entitled "Inequality Through IP: A New Policy Lever?" is organized by Professor Benoliel and Professors Robert Burrell and Dev Gangjee of the University of Oxford. More information is available online.
In March, Peter K. Yu, Regents Professor at Texas A&M University School of Law, joined
At the virtual encounter, which was accessible to over 600 network members and was subsequently made available online, Professor Yu explored the potential contributions of the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals to the intellectual property system and the role intellectual property law and policy can play in promoting these goals. He also shared his views on the recent proposal by India and South Africa to suspend selective intellectual property obligations under the WTO TRIPS Agreement to help contain and treat COVID-19.
"Issues relating to intellectual property and sustainable development have never been more important. As we continue to combat COVID-19, there is also the inevitable debate about whether the intellectual property system needs adjustments during the global pandemic."
At its November 12 meeting, the Peter Yu a Regents Professor. This designation is the most prestigious award from the System to highlight exemplary faculty. Professor Yu holds a joint appointment at the School of Law and the Department of Communication at Texas A&M UniversityProfessor
Texas A&M School of Law Professor Peter Yu is among the top 250 legal authors (both current and deceased) listed on HeinOnline. The list is created based on an analysis of all the articles in the database, including those from the past two centuries.
On October 25, 2019, Texas A&M University School of Law brought together several leading patent scholars to examine the latest domestic and international legal developments at the "Pharmaceutical Innovation, Patent Protection and Regulatory Exclusivities" Symposium.
On September 27-28, 2019, more than 30 intellectual property and technology law scholars from around the world gathered together at Texas A&M University School of Law to celebrate the fifth anniversary of its Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Roundtable.