Dr Teshager Dagne, LLB (Addis Ababa University), LLM (University of Calgary), JSD (Dalhousie University), is an associate professor at the Faculty of Law at Thompson Rivers University. He has previously taught at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, where he was a Schulich Research Fellow. He teaches property law, intellectual property law, international intellectual property law, and international trade law courses. He has published in the areas of traditional knowledge and intellectual property law, geographical indications law and agri- cultural policy, technology regulation, and data privacy. He is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia.