Professor Paul Heald, an expert in patent, copyright, and international intellectual property law, has been awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Chair at Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki, Finland. During his time in Finland, Heald will teach a course on the law and economics of Intellectual Property Law and he will extend his research on the public domain and author's reversionary rights to the Finnish and EU markets.
In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations and to promote international understanding and cooperation. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars will be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary activities.
Hanken is a leading, internationally accredited university with over one hundred years of experience in education and research in economics and business administration.