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Wei Wang

Wei Wang is now a PhD student at the University of Hong Kong. Trained in Engineering and Law, he focuses his research interests on IP & IT Law, Innovation Policy, particularly by means of Computational Legal Studies and Data Science. He engages as an Administrative Officer for the Creative Commons Hong Kong Chapter, of which he was also among the founding members. Prior to his PhD studies, Wei worked as Data Analyst of IP litigations in Shenzhen and Research Associate with a focus on AI and Copyright at Law and Technology Centre, HKU. Wei recently completed the WIPO/QUT LLM in Intellectual Property with a Dean’s Scholarship. He also holds BEng, LLB and MPhil from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (China), with the support of the Research Center for the Judicial Protection of Intellectual Property approved by the Supreme People’s Court of P.R.China. He has been an active speaker in the conferences organized by China Cyber & Information Law Society, WIPO and WTO. Wei is now a Member of the International Association of Artificial Intelligence and Law, Asian Privacy Scholars Network and Creative Commons Global Network.

Field of Study: IP and IT Law, Innovation Policy, Computational Legal Studies (Law and Data Science)

Thesis Title: Patents as Social(ist) Capital

Programme of Study: 4-Year Doctor of Philosophy in Law 

Supervisor(s): Dr. Yahong Li

Publications:
Daly, Angela and Hagendorff, Thilo and Li, Hui and Mann, Monique and Marda, Vidushi and Wagner, Ben and Wang, Wei and Witteborn, Saskia, Artificial Intelligence, Governance and Ethics: Global Perspectives (July 4, 2019). The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019-15; University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019/033. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3414805 (launched in MWC Shanghai 2019)

Awards:
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