Peter B. Maggs

Peter Maggs

Peter B. Maggs

Professorial Lecturer in Law

2000 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20052

Peter B. Maggs graduated from Harvard College and Harvard Law School, and studied at Leningrad State University with Professor O.S. Ioffe. He is a Research Professor of Law at the University of Illinois College of Law.  Mr. Maggs has been a visiting lecturer at Moscow State University, the Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil), the University of Malaya, and the University of Trento (Italy). He is the author of numerous books and articles on intellectual property law and comparative law, including (with coauthors Olga Schwartz and William Burnham) Law and Legal System of the Russian Federation, 7th Ed. (Juris Publishing, 2021) (with Alexei Zhiltsov), translator and editor, Civil Code of the Russian Federation: (English Translation), (Moscow, Statut, 2019) ), and  (with coauthor A.P. Sergeev) Intelektual'naia sobstvennost' ("Intellectual Property") (Moscow: Iurist, 2000). Mr. Maggs is a member of the District of Columbia Bar, a Corresponding Member of the International Academy of Comparative Law, and has twice been on the List of Arbitrators of the International Commercial Arbitration Court of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation. He has served as an expert consultant or expert witness in about 250 court and arbitration cases, including five YUKOS-related proceedings. Mr. Maggs has presented expert testimony on Soviet, Russian, Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, and Tajik law.

  • International Commercial Arbitration

AB, JD, Harvard College