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Bernard Dewit graduated in law from the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium) in 1978. He has been lawyer at the Brussels Bar since 1978, as well as chairman of Belgium-Chinese Chamber of Commerce since 1996. He is currently the senior partner of Dewit Law Office based in Brussels, with a representative office in Beijing, China. Since 1983, Bernard Dewit has always shown interest in China. He has provided legal services to many European enterprises and organizations concerning their projects in China, among which legal advice on different aspects of Chinese Intellectual Property Law. Mr Dewit is an accredited foreign arbitrator for China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), for Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, as well as for Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration in China. Mr Dewit was awarded the Friendship Prize by the central Chinese government in 2017.