Sang Jo Jong
Professor Jong is visiting UW Law this Autumn Quarter and teaching Comparative Korean Law. Professor Jong graduated from Seoul National University and also studied at the London School of Economics, where he earned his Ph.D. in 1991. His doctoral thesis was on the topic "The Legal Protection of Computer Programs with particular reference to U.K., U.S., Japan & Korea." His research and courses have mostly centered around copyright, trademark, patent, and unfair competition laws.He also taught comparative intellectual property law at Georgetown University Law Center in 2007 and at Duke Law School in 2003. Prof. Jong's professional activities include serving in the following positions: Dean of SNU School of Law, a civilian member of the Presidential Council of Intellectual Property, the Director of the SNU Center for Law & Technology, and a Panel Member of the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center. His publication includes titles such as "Contributory Infringement of Patents in Korea, 2 Washington University Journal of Law & Policy 287 (2000)," "Property versus Misappropriation: Legal Protection for Databases in Korea, 8 Washington University Journal of Law & Policy 75 (2002)," "Criminalization of Netizens for the Access to On-line Music, Journal of Korean Law, Vol. 4, No. 1 (2004)," and "Fair Use: A Tale of Two Cities, Intellectual Property in Common Law and Civil Law (Edward Elgar, Northampton, 2013)."