School of Law

CCLS awarded DFID/FCO Project to advise the Government of Ukraine on the Establishment and Operation of a specialised IP Court

9 March 2018

The Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) has secured a major award from the Joint Department for International Development (DFID) and the Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO) Good Governance Fund.

CCLS will be advising the Government of Ukraine on the Establishment and Operation of a new specialised IP Court. The Project will involve leading international IP judges, practitioners and academics to deliver recommendations on the establishment of Ukraine’s new IP Court using best international practice and provide training for newly elected judges to the Court.

The Project was launched on 1 March 2018 and will run for two and half years with a total budget in excess of £850,000.

The CCLS Project team is being jointly led by Professor Ioannis Kokkoris, Chair in Law and Economics, and Dr Noam Shemtov, Director of the Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute.

For more information, please contact Project Coordinator Maria Tymofienko at m.tymofiienko@qmul.ac.uk.