“Chinese Product Liability Law: Can China Build Another Great Wall to Protect Its Consumers?” Written by Gary Zhao Featured as Required Reading at Tsinghua University

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January 8, 2010

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“Chinese Product Liability Law: Can China Build Another Great Wall to Protect Its Consumers?”,  Washington University Global Studies Law Review, 58 written by Gary Zhao was recently made part of the curriculum of Tsinghau University Law School’s Master of Law (LLM) program in Chinese Law. Gary’s article, originally published by Washington University Global Studies Law Review, examines the effectiveness of the Chinese Product Quality Law and the Consumer Protection Law.

Tsinghua University is one of China’s most prestigious institutions of higher learning. The LLM program is one of the first formal legal education programs at the graduate level in China. It is designed and offered exclusively for foreign law students and legal professionals. Gary’s article was selected as a required reading for the program’s course on Chinese civil law first offered in Fall 2009.

Gary’s article has also been cited numerous times in scholarly articles on Chinese consumer protection law published by several prominent legal journals, including, but not limited to, Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce, Asian Journal of Comparative Law, Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, and Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law.

Gary is a member of SmithAmundsen’s complex civil litigation practice. He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese. Gary currently represents a large Chinese pharmaceutical company in defense of a products liability action in Chicago.