Philip J. McConnaughay

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Philip J. McConnaughay "is Dean and The Donald J. Farage Professor of Law at Penn State Law. Previously, he was a Professor of Law at the University of Illinois College of Law. Dean McConnaughay is the author of several scholarly articles and edited books concerning international commercial dispute resolution, the regulation of international commerce, and the role of arbitration in economic development. He has been a Visiting Professor at Northwest University in Xi'an, China, and he has lectured on development and intellectual property issues in Vietnam, China, and Europe. For eighteen years, Dean McConnaughay practiced law with the international law firm of Morrison & Foerster, including almost ten years as a resident partner in Tokyo and Hong Kong. His work included representing Fujitsu Limited in the celebrated IBM/Fujitsu Arbitration, a multi-billion dollar dispute concerning worldwide intellectual property rights in mainframe computer operating system software. Dean McConnaughay also served as an advisor to a Government of Indonesia project with respect to the drafting of a new arbitration law, and he consulted with the U.S. Department of Justice concerning its antitrust prosecution of Microsoft Corporation. From 1982 to 1984, Dean McConnaughay served as Special Deputy General Counsel to the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission." [1]

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  1. Philip J. McConnaughay, accessed April 3, 2010.