International Programs - Visiting Scholars


Prof. Dr. Christoph Ann
Technische Universitat Munchen
TUM School of Management
Munich, Germany

Ann holds the chair of Corporate and IP Law ( at Technical University of Munich (TUM), School of Management. While TUM has been Germany's most highly ranked university for quite some time, renowned “Handelsblatt” in 2012 and 2014 ranked TUM School of Management Germany's #1 Research Business School.  Ann has earned law degrees in both, Germany and the U.S. (LL.M., Duke '88). Before coming to Munich, he practiced as an attorney in Munich and Erlangen and from 2000-2003 taught IP law as a full Professor of Law in Freiburg/Br., then Germany's #1 law school.  From 2001-2003 he also served as a judge on the Mannheim Regional Court's renowned IP Infringement Panel with jurisdiction over the technologically eminent German state of Baden-Württemberg. In Munich, Ann teaches IP Law at TUM and at the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC), where he also serves on the Managing Board. On a regular basis, Ann teaches at universities abroad; in the U.S. (GWU, UWash, Duke Univ., Stetson College of Law, UOregon), in Australia (La Trobe Univ.), in France (IHEE and Université Robert Schuman, both Strasbourg), and in Hungary (Andrássy University, Budapest).  Ann has published six books and more than 150 contributions to journals and books. His new edition of the German speaking world's leading treatise on Patent law (>1,100 pp.) appeared in Feb. 2016. Ann's interests focus on the European and International Law of Technology Protection (Patents & Trade Secrets) including Licensing and Competition Law, including respective business environments (IP strategy and IP management). Ann is a listed Neutral with the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, chairman of the Nuremberg Chamber of Commerce's Standing Court of Commercial Arbitration and has served as an arbitrator for the ICC, UNCITRAL, and the German Arbitration Institution (DIS). In Britain and the U.S. he has frequently served as an expert for German and European IP Law.

Jinwook Chung
Court Chief Clerk, Suowon District Court, Suwon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Chung has been with the Suwon District Court since 2001. He will be visiting Stetson during August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018, conducting research on various real estate transactions and practices observed in the United States focusing on the efficient resolution of conflicts between land laws.  Additionally, Chung will conduct comparative legal research on real estate transaction systems in the United Sates and South Korea.

Gillian Daly
Professor of Law and Director
Law with American Law Programme
University of East Anglia
Norwich, United Kingdom

Daly graduated from Balliol College, Oxford, where she obtained a BA in Jurisprudence, First Class. She was subsequently awarded a Commonwealth Scholarship and completed an LLM at the University of British Columbia, Canada. She was called to the Bar in 1999 and joined the law faculty at the University of East Anglia in 2003, where she is director of the Law with American Law program. Her teaching interests include the English Legal System, European Union Law and the European Convention on Human Rights.

Dr. Sven Gallasch
Lecturer in Law and Faculty Member, The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
University of East Anglia-Centre for Competition Policy, Norwich, UK

Gallasch is a Lecturer in Law and a Faculty Member of the Centre for Competition Policy. Prior to his current position at UEA Law School Sven has worked as a Research Associate at the Centre for Competition Policy.  Originally educated at the University of Trier and the University of Augsburg in Germany, Sven holds a German Diploma in Law. He has also been awarded with a LLM in Competition Law and Policy from UEA. After having been awarded a full UEA scholarship, Sven started his doctoral studies at UEA Law School and the ESRC Centre for Competition Policy. His doctoral thesis is entitled ‘The anticompetitive misuse of intellectual property rights in the European pharmaceutical sector'. It was examined by Prof. Ariel Ezrachi and Prof. Bill Kovacic and has been passed with no corrections. During his doctoral studies he already taught EU Law and Competition Law as an Associate Tutor at UEA Law School and Competition Law as a Guest Tutor at the University of Leicester.

Sven has recently been invited to address the 7th UN Conference to Review the UN Set on Competition Policy as key note speaker for the for round table on "the role of competition in the pharmaceutical sector and its benefits for consumers". He has also taught a course on European Antitrust as a Visiting Professor at the University of Stetson College of Law in Gulfport, Florida.

Dr. Sahng Hyeog Ihm
Professor of Law, Soongsil University, Seoul, South Korea

Ihm is visiting Stetson until April 2018 conducting research and meeting with faculty and students.  In November 2017, Ihm returned to Soongil University to host Stetson's International Environmental Moot Court Competition in Seoul during Nov. 28-Dec. 2.  He is now continuing his research at Stetson until April 2018.

Dmytro Kamensky
Professor of Law, Berdyansk State Pedagogical University, Ukraine

Kamensky visited Stetson as a Fulbright Visiting Student Researcher in summer 2017 and taught a short course on Comparative Criminal Law. Kamensky also visited Stetson during 2015-2016, to research white collar crime under the mentorship of Professor Ellen Podgor. Kamensky holds an LL.M. in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center (2009). In 2012, he did a one-month internship with the California Office of Legislative Counsel in Sacramento, CA. Kamensky received Ukraine's Emerging Leaders Award in 2013 from the US-Ukrainian Foundation. He has published “Criminal Liability for Tax Offenses under the U.S. Federal Law” (2011), and a series of articles on white collar crimes issues in Ukraine. Upon return to Ukraine, Kamensky plans to finalize his PhD project on criminal liability for white collar offenses under the criminal law of Ukraine and the United States (comparative research). He received Ukraine's Emerging Leader award in 2012-13 through the US-Ukrainian Foundation and has published “Criminal Liability for Tax Offenses under U.S. Federal Law”, Luhansk, 2011.

Seung Kyum Kim
Clerk of the Court, Seoul Central District Court, Seoul, Korea

Kim has been with the Seoul Central District Court since 2000, and is currently working with the Criminal Bureau of this court.  He received his Bachelor of Laws from Hannam University in Seoul, Korea.  His main research purpose while visiting Stetson is the right of crime victims and witnesses in the United States.  Kim will be visiting Stetson until January 31, 2018.

Chang-seok Seo
Judge, Seoul Central District Court, Seoul, South Korea

Seo has served as a Judge with the Seoul Central District Court since May 2014.  Previously, he served as a Judge with Incheon District Court (March 2011-Feb. 2014); Chungju Branch Court of Chengju District Court (May 2008-Feb. 2011); and Seoul Northern District Court (March 2006-2008).  He received his Bachelor of Laws from Konkuk University, Seoul, Korea.  Seo is visiting Stetson during August 2017-August 2018 to conduct an in-depth research on insolvency proceedings of enterprise groups, especially on whether substantial consolidation -- as seen in the States -- can be applied to enterprise groups in Korea, in order to be prepared for more frequent insolvencies of enterprise groups and also for resolving problems that may arise under the amended bankruptcy laws in Korea.

Joo Hwan Seo
Court Chief, Cheongju District Court, Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea

Seo is visiting Stetson during August 2017-January 2018 to study the advanced law and judicial system of the United States and the practice regarding recording court pleadings and writing protocol in US litigation procedures.  Seo received his Bachelor of Korean Language and Literature from Chungbuk National University, Cheongju, Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea.  He has served as a Court Chief Clerk for the Cheongju District Court since July 2016, and from Jluy 2015-July 2016, he served as Court Chief Clerk with Youngdong Branch Court of Cheongju District Court.