CIGI's international law experts will participate at the American Society of International Law's (ASIL) 109th Annual Conference. CIGI's International Law Research Program will also be sponsoring ASIL's Women in International Law Interest Group (WILIG) Luncheon.
Bassem Awad is deputy director of international intellectual property law and innovation, with CIGI's International Law Research Program. In this role, he provides strategic guidance of the thematic area. A specialist in intellectual property law, he has served as a judge at the Appeal Court in Egypt and the United Arab Emirates and as adjunct professor at Western University.