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Patrick Macrory, partner at Appleton Luff, is a regional economic law expert. He has written and spoken extensively on international trade law subjects. He was Co-Chairman of the International Trade Committee of the American Bar Association from 1983 to 1984. He was Visiting Associate Professor of Political Science at the International Christian University in Tokyo, Japan, from 1977 to 1978, where he taught courses on various aspects of international law, including the GATT and trade law. Mr. Macrory has taught trade law courses at the Washington College of Law at American University, including a course on regional trade agreements. He has also taught courses on the subject at ILI’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., and at its affiliates in Uganda, Egypt, Turkey, and Nigeria as well as in Tokyo and Beijing. Mr. Macrory was a visiting lecturer at Queen Mary and Westfield College at London University from January -March, 2000, covering WTO law. He has lectured on trade law in many parts of the world, including Japan, Korea, China, Canada, Saudi Arabia, India, Nepal, Switzerland, Kyrgyzstan, the Bahamas, Turkey, Egypt, Jordan, Barbados, and the Dominican Republic. He has designed and run five one-month courses for groups of Chinese lawyers on WTO law, focusing on trade remedies and a similar course for a group of Vietnamese government officials. He has also designed and run workshops on negotiation of trade agreements in Botswana, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia, Tanzania, and Malawi, and a workshop on import relief (antidumping, countervailing duties and safeguards) in Zambia. Mr. Macrory was Editor-in-Chief of a major work on the World Trade Organisation, published in May 2005 by Springer under the title “The World Trade Organization – Legal, Economic, and Political Analysis”. The book contains more than 80 chapters, providing comprehensive legal, political, and economic analyses of the WTO, written by many of the leading academics, practitioners, and government officials in the world. One review of the book described it as “the standard reference tool for trade experts and professionals”. Mr. Macrory has a LL.M in International Law from the George Washington University and a M.A (Geography) from Oxford University.