Beijing LLMOpening Day 2013_2The Beijing LL.M. program marked the opening
ceremony for its 14th class, the largest ever admitted. Temple
Professor John Smagula and Tsinghua Professor Li Hong hosted the

A distinguished panel of public and private sector officials
addressed the students, praising the Temple-Tsinghua program,
encouraging the students in their studies, and sharing stories of
program alumni who have been promoted in their fields.

With nearly 50 students, this class is the largest in the
program’s history. The students begin the program with a one-month
intensive Legal English program, taking courses in the American
Legal System, Case Briefing, Law School Skills, and Listening &

Beijing LLMOpening Day 2013Panel at Opening Ceremony (from left):

Zhao Bingfu, Senior Counsel, DuPont China

Sha Lijin (LAW ’01), Professor and Associate Dean, China
University of Politics and Law, School of Foreign Languages

Ju Xia, Deputy Director, State Council Legislative Affairs
Office, International Division, Exchange Department

Zhang Youping, Deputy Director, Supreme People’s Procuratorate,
Political Section

Li Hong, Professor, Tsinghua University Law School
Yi Zhi, Director, State Intellectual Property Organization,
Personnel Division

Yuan Qingchao, Director, China Securities Regulatory Commission,
Educational Section

Zhang Yuge, Director, State Intellectional Property
Organization, Patent Reexamination Board

Li Zheng, Administrator Director, Yingke Law Firm

Wang Zhengzhi (LAW ’03), Partner, Globe-Law Firm; President,
Temple Law Alumni Association of China