WANG Xiaoyan

Aug 13, 2020

Assistant Professor

Educational Background

2018. 10 - 2019. 9     Post Doctorate, University of Oxford (UK) Faculty of Law

2014. 9 - 2018. 7       Ph.D. in Law, Queen’s University Belfast (UK) School of Law

2011. 9 - 2014. 7       LL.M. in International Law, Hainan University School of Law

2007. 9 - 2011. 7       LL.B. in Law, Hainan University School of Law

Research Interests

Intellectual Property Law (geographical indications, trade marks)

Unfair Competition Law

Courses Taught

Intellectual Property Law


Chinese, English

Contact Information

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Representative Publications


1. A Study of Models of Geographical   Indication Protection in China, Intellectual Property, No.11, 2019.

2. Absolute Protection for Geographical   Indications: Protectionism or Justified Rights?, Queen Mary Journal of   Intellectual Property, Issue 8, No. 2, 2018. (in English)

Research Projects

1. The Protection of Geographical Indications in the UK after Brexit – The Design of a Sui Generis System, Postdoctoral Research Project at Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, supported by the Economic and Social Research Council (UK), 2018.

2. A Comparative Analysis of the Transatlantic Controversy over Geographical Indications, A joint initiative of Stanford Law School and the University of Vienna School of Law, supported by Stanford-Vienna Transatlantic Technology Law Forum, 2017.