Asia-America Law Institute

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President Hou of Bejing Film Academy joins Professor Seagull Song for an onstage conversation‌

The Asia-America Law Institute at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles harnesses the school's wealth of assets and connections in the Asia-Pacific region. Helmed by Founding Director Seagull Song (pictured), Loyola's resident China scholar, the Institute consolidates all of Loyola's offerings related to the region under one roof.

Those offerings include:

US-China Remnin Symposium U.S-China Entertainment Law Program
Loyola hosted the third-annual endeavor on its downtown LA campus on Nov. 7. 2014. It was co-hosted with Berkeley Law School and China Renmin University IP Academy. More than 90 attendees from both the US and China attended, including 21 delegates from China. The China delegation and U.S. speakers included an impressive body of senior policy makers (e.g. USPTO, U.S. Copyright Office, White House IP Committee, Chinese Intellectual Property Office etc.), academics (e.g. Harvard, Berkeley, UCLA, Loyola, UCLV, Peking University, China Renmin U, ECUPL, SWUPL, etc.) and international practitioners
The U.S.-China Entertainment Law Program
The two-week academic program, co-organized by Loyola Law School of LA and Peking University Law School, recruits and educates senior executives, in-house counsels and firm attorneys from Chinese emerging entertainment industry. In the inaugural 2014 program, the delegates spent their first week in Beijing with Peking University Law School and the second week on Loyola's campus. At Loyola, the students attended  morning classes conducted by our own IP faculty and participated in the field trips to studios (ie, NBC Universal, Warner Bros.), agencies (ie, William Morris Endeavor), an industry guild (ie, Directors Guild of America), the Paley Center, entertainment law firms and an accounting firm and more. At the end of the two-week program, students participated in a special graduation ceremony.