Research Postgraduate Student Profile

Wang Wei 王偉

Wei Wang is now a PhD student at the University of Hong Kong. His research interests include intellectual property and competition law, information technology law, particularly by means of computational legal studies and data science. Before the commencement of his PhD studies, he spent four years in enjoying the process of exploring technology and justice, after which he got his Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Laws as an Outstanding Graduate Student from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China. So far he has finished WIPO/QUT Joint LLM in Intellectual Property with Dean’s Scholarship and a second MPhil in Law and Technology at HUST where he also conducted his postgraduate research with the support of the Institute of Science and Technology Law and the Research Center for the Judicial Protection of Intellectual Property approved by the Supreme Court of P.R.China. Afterwards, he also worked as Data Analyst of IP litigations in Shenzhen and Research Assistant in Intellectual Property at Law and Technology Centre of HKU. He has been an active speaker in the China Annual 30-People Forum of Cyber Law. He is now Member of International Association of Artificial Intelligence and Law, Asian Privacy Scholars Network and Creative Commons Global Network (Founding Member of Creative Commons Hong Kong Chapter).

Field of Study: Intellectual Property & Competition Law, Information Technology Law, and Computational Legal Studies

Thesis Title: ‘On the Legitimacy of Patent Compulsory Licensing for Adaptation to Climate Change: Redemption of Climate Justice in the Post-Paris Era’, HUST Master of Philosophy in Law by Research, Wuhan, China, May 2017

Programme of Study: Ph.D.  (2018)

Supervisor(s): Dr. RSM Whalen and Dr. Y Li

Publications: N/A

Champion of the Academic Writing Competition, The 15th China International Optics Valley Intellectual Property Forum, 2018

Performance Award and Scholarship, HUST, 2016

Law Dean's Scholarship, QUT Faculty of Law, 2016

China National Scholarship, Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China, 2015

HUST Merit Student Award, 2015

The First Prize of Academic Scholarship, HUST, 2015

The First Prize of Academic Scholarship, HUST, 2014

University-level Outstanding Graduate, HUST, 2013

Best Thesis Award of Hubei Province, China (Outstanding Graduation Thesis), 2013

University-level Excellent Student Cadre, HUST, 2012

HUST Active Individual Award of Innovation Activities, 2012