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Thu Apr 02 2015 00:10:42 UA Law | From the Dean | At a Glance  

Seminar to Explore International Deals
What should you consider when negotiating a technology deal with a Chinese customer? How can you protect your valuable trademarks in other countries? What are the latest developments in data privacy law in and outside the U.S.?

Experts from industry, law and academia will explore these and other issues relating to the marketing and sale of products across international borders at an upcoming seminar.

“International Deals: Tips from the Experts”
Thursday, April 7, 2005, 8 – 10 am
Phoenix Offices of Quarles & Brady Streich Lang LLP
2 North Central Ave, Phoenix

• Graeme Austin, J. Byron McCormick Professor of Law, The University of Arizona Rogers College of Law
• Karen Dickinson, Partner, Quarles & Brady Streich Lang LLP
• Steve Winkelman, Assistant General Counsel, U-Haul International
• Sean Johnson, Associate, Quarles & Brady Streich Lang LLP
RSVP by Thursday, March 31st to Kristi Olson at 602-229-5648 or via email at
CLE hours available: 2.0 (CLE credit hours based on a 60-minute program).
This event is sponsored by the Arizona Technology Council, the University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of Law, U-Haul International and Quarles & Brady Streich Lang, LLP.

$1.2 Million Federal Grant Will Help Tribes Build Legal Infrastructure
Indigenous communities face enormous challenges and obstacles in their efforts to exercise self-governance. For various reasons, they must often depend on a limited pool of outside experts who can promote, negotiate for and secure their legal rights. Improving the internal capacity to govern and advocate for themselves on important policy issues is a goal shared by tribes and the U.S. Government, which recently awarded the College of Law $1.2 million to train local American Indian and other indigenous community leaders and serve as a policy resource to indigenous communities. The funds will support the efforts of the College’s unique Indigenous Peoples Law & Policy Program (IPLP).

There is a wide array of activities under discussion, all of which will involve responding to expressed tribal needs for executive training and legal services. A multidisciplinary approach will draw on the University’s strengths in key development areas, including training workshops that will focus on executive education, tribal leadership, improvement of tribal courts and law enforcement personnel, and the organic development of programs to manage natural resources, housing, education and public works. As the project unfolds, information will be available on the IPLP website at

The University of Arizona is the world’s leading academic center for the study of indigenous peoples’ cultures, histories, languages, laws, and human rights. With the Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Management, and Policy (NNI) and other campus programs, IPLP is building the capacity to transform this very important area of law. For details, contact Marina Hadjioannou, IPLP Program Coordinator, at .


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