Dr Yahong Li specializes in intellectual property (IP) law with a focus on cross-disciplinary study on IP and innovation. She twice received Hong Kong government General Research Fund (GRF) for the projects on biotech patenting in China, and copyright and fair use, in addition to several university grants on the projects of WTO-related IP issues and competition. Her recent research interests have been on copyright and creativity, and copyright law reform with special attention on user generated contents and remix works.
In addition to her own research projects, Dr Li has been invited to participate in research and grant applications of various international and local collaborative projects:
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Local collaborative research projects:
Based on the above research projects, Dr Li has published extensively in the forms of books, monographs, journal articles and book chapters, as an author or editor. In summary, she has published eight scholarly books and monographs, 36 book chapters and journal articles, and edited more than 10 books.
She has supervised over 10 PhD and MPhil students on the topics of patent protection in green technology, Traditional Chinese Medicines and telecommunications, patentability criteria, copyright fair use, user generated content, international IP institutions, and Thailand copyright system, and was nominated for Outstanding Supervisor award.