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  • Yu Xiang

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    Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship & Intellectual Property
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Ph.D. (Majored in Management Science and Engineering), HUST, 2001

DAAD Sandwich Doctoral Student, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany, April 1999-March 2001

Second. B.E. (Majored in Management Engineering- Patent and Management of Science & Technology), HUST, 1990

B.E. (Majored in Mining Engineering), Wuhan Institute of Chemical Technology, 1986

Overseas Visiting Research and Study

Visiting Professor at CEIPI, University of Strasbourg, France, December 2013-January 2014

Visiting Professor at ZHAW, Winterthur, Switzerland, February, 2014

Visiting at Stanford University and delivered speeches at the Intellectual Property Workshop as the Chinese IP leader of the Advanced Clean Coal Technology Consortium (ACTC) under the Sino-US Cooperative Clean Energy Research Center (CERC), Stanford, the USA, February, 2013

Visiting Professor at the Yunlin University of Science & Technology, Yunlin, Taiwan, November - December, 2012

Visiting Professor at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM), Munich, Germanny, August-September, 2012

Visiting Professor at the University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia, May, 2012

Visiting Professor at the National Taing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, March - April, 2011

Visiting Researcher at the Institutum Iurisprudentiae (Institute of Law) of the Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, May - August, 2010

Visiting Researcher (JSPS research fellow), Hokkaido University School of Law, Sapporo, Japan, Sep. 2006 – Sep. 2007

Humboldt Postdoctoral research fellow, Universität der Bundeswehr München, and Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law, Munich, Germany, Jan. - Dec. 2004

Visiting Researcher (with MPI Research Fellowship), Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law, Munich, Germany, Sep. – Oct. 2003 & Aug. – Dec. 2002

DAAD Sandwich Doctoral Student, Ludwig – Maximilians - University Munich, Munich, Germany, April 1999 – March 2001

Industrial Experiences & Consulting Activities

Appointed Consultant of the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization), for the cooperative research project “The Institutional infrastructure for IPR-based development in Asia”, Since Sep. 2008

As one of the experts for National IP Strategy of China, have undertaken consultancies since 2005

As a patent expert, have undertaken consultancies for regional governments, industries since 2001

General Manager & Engineer, Wuhan Chuangxin Co. of Technological Utilization, Wuhan, China, Oct. 1992-June 1994

Research Fields

Innovation & Patent Strategy; Intellectual Property & International Trade; License & Technology Transfer.

Representative Research Articles

【1】Liu Xin, Yu Xiang. A research on patent technology industrialization applicability based on patent function analysis. Science Research Management. 2016, 37(11):150-158. (in Chinese)

【2】Feng Ling, Yu Xiang. An analysis of China's high-speed rail disruptive innovation path. Science Research Management. 2015, 36(10):77-84.(in Chinese)

【3】Xiang Yu, Ying Zhou. Determining the Similarity of Automobile Designs Before Chinese Courts, ISSN 0018-9855 (SSCI), 2010, 41(1): 89-98.

【4】Yu Xiang, Zhan Ailan. An Empirical Study on Technical Innovation Strategies of China's Mobile Communications Industry Based on Patent Analysis, ISSN 1000-0135 (Beijing), 2008, 3:431-437.

【5】Yu Xiang、Li Wei. A study on US biotechnology enterprise patent strategy and its enlightenment, ISSN 1000-2995 (Beijing), 2007, 28(4):9-15.

【6】Xiang Yu, Shan Liu. The New Developments in Patent Protection for Inventions Involving Computer Programs in China: A Study Based on the Newly Amended Chinese Patent Examination Guidelines, ISSN 0018-9855 (SSCI), 2007, 38(6): 659-668.

【7】Xiang Yu. The New Regulation Regarding Customs Protection of Intellectual Property Rights in the People’s Republic of China, ISSN 0018-9855 (SSCI), 2005, 7:835-841.

【8】Yu, Xiang. Analyses on the issue of parallel imports and exhaustion of patent rights in China. International Trade 2001, 6: 43-46. (in Chinese)


【1】Yu Xiang & Yin Chonghui, “Development of Patent Exhaustion in Mainland China”, in Irene Calboli & Edward Lee: , Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016.

【2】Xiang YU & Di LU. Chapter 4 - Patent Enforcement in Mainland China, in: The Enforcement of Patents, edited by Reto Hilty & Kung-Chung Liu, published by Kluwer, 2011 (in English), as one of the Max-Planck book series.

【3】Xiang YU. The Impact of the Amendments of the Chinese Patent System on the Technological and Economic Progress in China, in: Patents and Technological Progress in a Globalized World, edited by Wolrad Prinz zu Waldeck und Pyrmont, Martin J. Adelman, Robert Brauneis, Josef Drexl and Ralph Nack. Springer publishing house, 2009 (in English), as the Festschrift for Professor Joseph Straus.

【4】Xiang YU. Chapter 3 - Exhaustion and Parallel Imports in China, in: Parallel Imports in Asia, edited by Christopher HEATH: Kluwer Law International (The Hague/ London/ New York), 2004 (in English), as one of the Max-Planck book series.

Main research projects (only a part of them)

【1】“Study on the Patent Data Mining and Analysis Technology for Guiding Innovation” (Jan. 2011-Dec. 2013), financed by the NSFC

【2】“Institutional Infrastructure for IPR-Based Development in Asia - An Empirical Study of National Patent Systems” (Sep. 2008-Mar. 2009), international joint research project financed by the WIPO

【3】“Study on Patent Strategies oriented Innovation Systems in Enterprises” (Jan. 2005-Dec. 2007), financed by the NSFC (National Nature Science Foundation of China)

【4】“The Characters of Japanese Patent System relating to Innovation of Enterprises” (Sep. 2006-Sep. 2007), financed by the JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)

【5】“A Study on the Patent Strategy for the Photoelectron Industry in Hubei Province” (June 2006-Jan. 2007), financed by the Intellectual Property Office of Hubei Province

【6】“Management of Intellectual Property in International Trade and the Marketing of Products” (Jan. 2002-Dec. 2004), financed by the NSFC

【7】 “TRIPs and its impact on the protection of intellectual property in China” (Jan. 2004 – Dec. 2004), financed by the German Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation

【8】“Comparative Research on Exhaustion and Parallel Imports from the Points of View of Law and Economy” (Jan. 2002-Dec. 2003), financed by the Ministry of Education of China

【9】 “Study on Harmonious Management and Protection of Intellectual Property” (Jan. 1998-May 2002), financed by the NSFC

【10】“Study on the System of Managing Intellectual Property in Universities and Research Institutions” (Jan. 1996-Dec. 1998), financed by the NSFC

【11】“Study on Patent Strategies for Enterprises” (Jan. 1991-Dec. 1992), financed by the NSFC

【12】“Study on the Problems relating to Research Investment and the Share of Intellectual Property Rights” (Jan. 1989-Dec. 1990), financed by the NSFC

Teaching (2014-2018)


Intellectual Property Academic Frontiers, 32 Teaching Hours

Patent Strategy, 400 Teaching Hours