Frederick Abbott, Edward Ball Eminent Scholar Professor of Law, Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, USA

Carlos Correa, Director, Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies on Industrial Property, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Special Advisor on Trade and Intellectual Property, South Centre, Geneva

Peter Drahos, Professor in the Regulatory Institutions Network at the Australian National University and holds a Chair in Intellectual Property at Queen Mary, London University. He is currently a Visiting Fernand Braudel Fellow at the European University Institute, Italy.


Denis Barbosa, Partner, Denis Borges Barbosa Advogados, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Raghu Cidambi, Legal and Strategy Advisor, Reddy Foundation, Hyderabad, India

Maximiliano Santa Cruz, National Director, National Institute of Industrial Property, Santiago, Chile

Carsten Fink, Chief Economist, World Intellectual Property Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Justin Hughes, Professor of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York City, USA

Konstantinos Karachalios (Dr.), Public Policy Issues, European Patent Office,
Munich, Germany

Shri Rajeev Kher, Additional Secretary, Trade Policy Division, Department of
Commerce, Government of India, New Delhi, India

Jakkrit Kuanpoth, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia

Andre Kudlinski, Director: Pharmaceuticals, Department of Trade and Industry, Pretoria, South Africa

Li Mingde, Professor and Director, Intellectual Property Center, China Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China

Geertrui Van Overwalle, Professor, Centre for Intellectual Property Rights, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium; Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society, Tilburg University, Tilburg, Netherlands

Tetyana Payosova, Visiting Assistant Professor, The Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, USA (Ukraine)

Arti Rai, Elvin R. Latty Professor of Law, Duke Law School, Durham, North Carolina, USA

Mohammed El Said (Dr.), Lancashire Law School, Lancashire, United Kingdom

Padmashree Gehl Sampath (Dr.), UNCTAD, Division on Technology and Logistics, Geneva, Switzerland

Susan K. Sell, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, and Director, Institute for Global and International Studies, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

Yoshiyuki Tamura, Professor of Law, Hokkaido University, Hokkaido, Japan

Antony Taubman, Director, Intellectual Property Division, World Trade Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Haiyang Zhang (Dr.), Australia National University, Canberra, Australia (formerly of the China State Industrial Property Office)

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