Nelson Dong is a partner in the Seattle, Washington office of Dorsey & Whitney LLP.  He practices national security law and regularly advises colleges and universities and other clients with respect to U.S. export control laws.  Mr. Dong is an Associate Member of NACUA and has taught U.S. export law at NACUA annual meetings.  He also holds an appointment as a Special Assistant Attorney General for a number of states to advise the public universities of those states with respect to U.S. export control law compliance issues.  The views expressed in this Note are the private views of Mr. Dong and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or positions of his law firm or its clients.  This Note is for general educational purposes and is not intended as legal advice.  Persons with specific legal questions should consult qualified legal advisers.