Biruk Haile






 Full Name Biruk Haile Gereyo
Education attended LL.B (2002), Addis Ababa University,LL.M (in Private Law) (2005), Addis Ababa University,

PhD (Andhra University-India), (2011)

Academic Rank Assistant Professor
Working for AAU Since Feb. 2013
Administrative positions held   Head, School of Law
Address Campus : Main

Buildin: Law School Building

Floor number: 2nd

Office room no.: Head’s Office

Office tel.: 251-0111221100

Mobile: +251 917 804493

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Research interest
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Property Law
  • Commercial Law
Publications in reputable journals
  • Period of Limitation Applicable to Immovable Property in Ethiopia (Case Analysis), Jimma University Journal of Law, 2012
  • Scrutiny of the Ethiopian system of Copyright Limitation in Light of International Legal Hybrid resulting from (the impending) WTO Membership: Three-Step Test in Focus,           (Journal of Ethiopian Law), 2012
  • LDCs and Sphere of Flexibility under the TRIPS Patent System, in M. Krajewski and Fikremarkos Merso (eds.), Acceding to the WTO from a Least Developed Country Perspective; the Case of Ethiopia, (Nomos, 2011).
  • Human rights Perspective of Intellectual property: A few Lessons to Ethiopia, Ethiopian Journal of Legal Education, 2008
  • Biruk Haile and Jira Mekonen, Customary Dispute Resolution in Harar, in  Getachew Assefa and Alula Pankrast (eds.) Grass Root Justice in Ethiopia: The Contributions of customary Dispute Resolution,  AA, Ethiopia , 2004