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International Trade Law, Third Edition

Joost H.B. Pauwelyn, Andrew Guzman, Jennifer A. Hillman


  • ISBN: 9781454873105

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    Written by a team of leading scholar/practitioners including a former Appellate Body member, PhD economist and former WTO Secretariat Lawyer, International Trade Law covers all aspects of WTO law.  Appropriate for a two- to three-hour international trade course, the third edition covers trade in goods, services, and intellectual property, in 22 succinct chapters of around 30 pages, carefully excerpting leading cases, providing basic introductions, probing questions and real life problems. This book balances positive and normative perspectives, mixing legal texts and panel/Appellate Body decisions with analysis of economic and policy challenges faced by the international trading system. 

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    Page Count 840
    Published 05/20/2016
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    Summary of Contents

    Preface to the Third Edition 
    Preface to the Second Edition 
    Preface to the First Edition 

    Chapter 1. Trade and Economic Policy 
    Chapter 2. The Modern Trade Debate Among Economists 
    Chapter 3. The Making and Impact of Trade Agreements in National Legal Systems Chapter 4. The WTO: History, Structure, and Future 
    Chapter 5. WTO Dispute Settlement 
    Chapter 6. Special Topics in WTO Dispute Settlement 
    Chapter 7. Tariffs 
    Chapter 8. Quantitative Restrictions 
    Chapter 9. National Treatment—Internal Taxation 
    Chapter 10. National Treatment—Internal Regulations 
    Chapter 11. Most-Favored-Nation Treatment 
    Chapter 12. Preferential Trade Agreements 
    Chapter 13. General Exceptions: GATT Article XX 
    Chapter 14. General Exceptions: The Chapeau of GATT Article XX 
    Chapter 15. Dumping and Anti-Dumping Duties 
    Chapter 16. Subsidies and Countervailing Duties 
    Chapter 17. Safeguards 
    Chapter 18. Agreement on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures 
    Chapter 19. Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade 
    Chapter 20. Trade in Services 
    Chapter 21. Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights 
    Chapter 22. The WTO and Developing Countries 

    Table of Cases 

  • Author Information

    Andrew T. Guzman

    Andrew Guzman is Professor of Law and Director of the Advanced Law Degree Programs at Berkeley Law School, University of California, Berkeley.
    Professor Guzman holds a J.D. and Ph.D. (economics) from Harvard University. In addition to International Trade Law (Aspen, 2009), Professor Guzman has written extensively on international trade, international regulatory matters, foreign direct investment and public international law, and served as editor on the recently published Handbook of International Economic Law (Elgar Publishers) and authored How International Law Works (Oxford University Press). Professor Guzman is a member of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration's Academic Council and is on the board of several academic journals.
    Professor Guzman has taught as a visiting professor at Harvard Law School, the University of Chicago Law School,
    the University of Virginia Law School, Vanderbilt Law School, the University of Hamburg, and the National University Law School in Bangalore, India.
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    Joost H.B. Pauwelyn

    Joost Pauwelyn is Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, Switzerland and Senior Advisor with the
    law firm of King & Spalding LLC. His area of expertise is international economic law, in particular, the law of international trade and investment.
    Before joining the Graduate Institute in 2007, Professor Pauwelyn was a tenured professor at Duke Law School. He served as legal officer at the World Trade Organization from 1996 to 2002.
    Profesor Pauwelyn received degrees from the Universities of Namur and Leuven, Belgium as well as Oxford University and holds a doctorate from the University of Neuchâtel. In addition to International Trade Law (Aspen, 2009), he is the author of among many other works, Conflict of Norms in Public International Law (Guggenheim Prize, 2005), The Transformation of World Trade (Michigan Law Review, 2005), Optimal Protection of International Law (CUP, 2008) and served as editor of Human Rights and International Trade (OUP, 2005), and The Law, Economics and Politics of Trade Retaliation in WTO Dispute Settlement (CUP, 2009).
    In 2009, he won the Francis Deak Prize for an article in the 2008 volume of the American Journal of International Law (Non-Discrimination in Trade and Investment Treaties: Worlds Apart or Two Sides of the Same Coin?, with N. DiMascio).

    Jennifer A. Hillman

    Professor Hillman has had a distinguished career in public service, both nationally and internationally. She recently completed her term as one of seven members from around the world serving on the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Appellate Body. Prior to that, Ms. Hillman served for nine years as a Commissioner at the United States International Trade Commission (USITC), rendering decisions in more than 600 investigations regarding injury to U.S. industries caused by imports that were dumped or subsidized, along with making numerous decisions in cases involving alleged patent or trademark infringement. Before her appointment to the USITC, Ms. Hillman served as General Counsel at the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR), where she had previously been an Ambassador and Chief Textiles Negotiator. Prior to accepting that position, she served as Legislative Director and Counsel to U.S. Senator Terry Sanford of North Carolina. She began her professional career as an international trade attorney at the Washington, D.C., firm of Patton Boggs. Ms. Hillman formerly served as a Senior Transatlantic Fellow for the German Marshall Fund of the United States. She is currently counsel to the law firm of Cassidy Levy Kent, is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the president of the Trade Policy Forum and is on the selection panel for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. Ms. Hillman also serves on the Board of Visitors at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University. In the past, she has taught courses at Georgetown on international trade law, and trade remedies and the WTO.

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