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Bo Mao, a professor at Xiamen University in China and a visiting professor of computer science at the University of Texas at Arlington, departs federal court after a hearing on conspiracy to commit wire in Brooklyn, NY, U.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. Photo: Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg

Computer science professor Bo Mao is expected to return to his home country of China this week, more than a year after he was arrested and accused of helping to steal intellectual property for the Chinese telecom giant Huawei.

“Professor Mao and his family will finally be able put this nightmare behind them,” said Thompson & Knight partner Richard Roper, who represented Mao alongside Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati partners Moe Fodeman and Michael Sommer.

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Jane Wester

Jane Wester is a litigation reporter for the New York Law Journal. Email her at [email protected] or find her on Twitter @janewester.

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