Daniel Opoku Acquah successfully defends his PhD thesis

On Tuesday 13 June 2017, Daniel Opoku Acquah defended his PhD thesis entitled ‘Intellectual Property, Developing Countries and the Law and Policy of the European Union: Towards Postcolonial Control of Development’. His promoters were Prof. Dr. Harri Kalimo (IES) and Prof. Dr. Tuomas Mylly (UTU). The doctoral committee comprised of Prof. Karel De Gucht (IES), Prof. Stefaan Smis (VUB), Prof. Aurora Plomer (University of Bristol), Prof. Jonathan Griffiths (Queen Mary University of London), and Assist. Prof. Trisha Meyer (Vesalius College, VUB). Daniel Acquah will continue as a post-doctoral researcher within the framework of the Digital Disruption of Industry (DDI) Project, funded by the Strategic Research Council (SRC) at the Academy of Finland. His research will investigate the interface between intellectual property and post colonialism, with specific focus on the Latin American, Caribbean and African countries. IES would like to congratulate Daniel on this wonderful achievement!