Lawrence Ward is an associate in the Seattle, Washington office of Dorsey & Whitney LLP.  He practices national security law and regularly advise colleges and universities and other clients with respect to U.S. export control laws.  The views expressed in this Note are the private views of Mr. Ward 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.