Since 2010 nearly 200 students from over 60 countries have successfully participated in the MBL-FU programme. Such an intercultural variety of students accounts for a unique and inspirational learning environment that has a lasting personal and professional impact on our alumni.
It is with great excitement that we have learnt about the admission of Antonella Salgueiro, MBL alumna of 2017, to the Young Professionals Programme of the World Trade Organization in Geneva. The Programme was launched in 2016 to enhance the knowledge and skills on WTO issues of young professionals. Antonella works in the Intellectual Property, Government Procurement and Competition Division and is currently preparing several publications that we will be happy to announce once completed. For more information about the Young Professionals Programme and Antonella’s cohort in particular, please see here.
We have learnt that Mahshid Risseh, a graduate of our class of 2014/15, has published a book about the search engine market titled "Google Under Investigation, Search Engines And Their World". More information can be found here. Congratulations, Mahshid!
Another great publication by an MBL Alumni. Olga Stefanowicz, graduate of the class of 2015/16 and currently PhD candidate at the University of Wrocław (EMS), published her Case Comment on the ECJ's decision in SIA ‘Maxima Latvija’ v Konkurences padome (Case C-345/14) in the Yearbook of Antitrust and Regulatory Studies last year. The analysis focusses on the different cases falling within the 'by object' box of restrictions and can be read here. Congratulations, Olga!
Ehab Shamah, a graduate of our class of 2015/16, has told his amazing story of how he went from the chaos of the Syrian civil war to study at FU Berlin to the university's online publication Campus Leben. The English version of the article can be found here.
We are proud to announce that Vasil Stoynov, a graduate of our 2015/16 class, has published his analysis of direct effect of EU bi- and multilateral trade agreements in the winter edition of the Amsterdam Law Forum. The article can be found here.
The article, first conceived as an MBL research paper, carefully traces the doctrine of direct effects, from its beginnings in van Gend and Loos to its application in several multilateral agreements such as TTIP. It is great to see such a brilliant paper reach an audience beyond the MBL programme. Congratulations!
We are proud to announce that while currently finishing her master thesis, our student Jelena Mičetić Krowarz has published her case study on the decision of the US Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit in In Re Loestrin 24 Fe in the Oxford Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice. Find the abstract here.
It is great to see that what started out as a 1500 word case study of our e-learning segment has become such a wonderful article through Jelena's hard work and dedication to good academic principles. Congratulations!