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Yahong Li Associate Professor and Director for LLM Program, Department of Law of the University of Hong Kong

Dr Yahong Li, JSD (Stanford)

Dr Yahong Li, JSD (Stanford), is an Associate Professor and Director for LLM Program in IP/IT at the Department of Law of the University of Hong Kong (HKU). She specializes in IP law with a focus on cross-disciplinary study of IP, culture and technological innovation. She is an author of “China” chapter of International Copyright and Practice (edited by Lionel Bently) (LexisNexis, from 2015), Imitation to Innovation in China: the Role of Patents in Biotech and Pharmaceutical Industries (Edward Elgar, 2010), International and Comparative Intellectual Property: Law, Policy and Practice (LexisNexis, 2005), and numerous peer-reviewed journal articles. Her current research focuses on copyright and creativity, copyright law reform, and IP boundary. At HKU, she teaches Master’s courses of IP, Innovation and Development, Copyright and Creativity, and International and Comparative IP Law. Dr. Li is a frequent speaker at international and regional conferences, and visiting fellow/Professor, inter alia, at Harvard Law School, Cambridge University, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Melbourne University Faculty of Law, and Santa Clara University Law School.