Dai YOKOMIZO is Professor of Law at Nagoya University, Graduate School of Law, Nagoya, Japan, where he has taught since 2008.  A graduate of The University of Tokyo Graduate School for Law and Politics (LL.B., LL.M.), Professor Yokomizo’s main research and teaching interests include Private International Law, Comparative Law and Private Law Theory.  He is a member at the Committee on Intellectual Property and Private International Law of International Law Association, Associate Editor of the Japanese Yearbook of International Law, member of the Advisory Board of the Italian Law Journal, and Member of the International Committee of Rivista di Diritto Sportivo.


His research is exploring the transformation of conflict of laws (private international law) in the era of globalization and the appropriate relation between states and non-state actors in emerging normative spaces such as internet law and sports law.  His recent articles include“What is it that we do when we say we teach law ?’ Globalisation de l’enseignement du droit et pratiques de formation par cas au Japon”, in Pascale Ancel/Luc Heuschling (eds.), La transnationalisation de l’enseignement du droit (Larcier, 2016), pp. 215-239 (with Isabelle Giraudou), “Conflict of Laws in the Era of Globalization”, Japanese Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 57 (2014), pp. 179-194, and “Sports Arbitration in Japan”, Comtemporary Asia Arbitration Journal, Vol. 7, No. 2 (2014), pp. 341-355.