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Qiang Yu

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Consultant – Head of Chinese Desk

qiang.yu@nplaw.ru

Qiang Yu is an experienced expert on Chinese law in the field of intellectual property rights and antitrust regulation.

Qiang Yu obtained a bachelor and master’s degree in China. Qiang conducted hisPhD research at the Europa Institute of Leiden University Law School and was awarded doctoral degree in law.

Qiang was a guest researcher at Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition (Munich) between 2013 and 2014. In 2013, he received a research grant from the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR). Qiang is a member of The Netherlands China Law Association. He is currently involving several research projects that related to the intersection of
competition law and intellectual property law.

In 2013, his research proposal “Open Source Software Intellectual Property Right Protection”received funding from the Shanghai Social Sciences Junior Scholar project.

In 2017, he was appointed research associate of the Law School of Sun Yet-Sen University.
Qiang has broad interests in competition law, competition law and intellectual property and competition law and economics. His previous research focused on regulating information good markets under competition law rules, the specificmarket is the software market. He analyses, in particular, his project on regulating dominant market position exercise by firms in the software market.

He has published widely on legal and economic issues of regulating information goods market in peer-reviewed journals in China and Western academia. He also often presents his scholarly works at international conferences and seminars. Qiang’s current research and publications focus on the competition law and policy in the food sector as well as related topics in China.

Working Languages: Mandarin Chinese, English, Russian.