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Dr Jia Wang

Assistant Professor


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Assistant Professor in the Durham Law School  
Fellow in the Centre for Sustainable Development Law and Policy  


Dr Angelia Jia WANG is an Assistant Professor at the Law School, Durham University. Prior to joining Durham Law School, she was a Teaching Fellow at Faculty of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She has been a Research Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society (now the Berkman Klein Centre), Harvard University and a Postdoctoral Fellow at Law School, Singapore Management University. Her research interests lie in the areas of intellectual property law, law and technology and corporate law. She publishes with Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice, European Intellectual Property Review, Hong Kong Law Journal, European Review of Private Law, Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds, Asia Pacific Law Review and a monograph with Springer. She was the Chair of Data and Ethics Committe at the Law School. 

Research interests

  • Intellectual property law
  • Law and technology
  • IP and Sustainability
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • IP and Creative Industries

Research groups

  • Centre for Chinese Law and Policy
  • Durham Centre for Law and Philosophy
  • Institute of Commercial and Corporate Law

Esteem Indicators

  • 2018: Recipient, HKICS Teaching Excellence Award 2018-2019:
  • 2011: Research Fellow, Harvard Berkman Centre for Internet and Society (now Berkman Klein Centre) :
  • 2011: Research Fellow, Harvard Berkman Centre for Internet and Society (now Berkman Klein Centre) :
  • 0000: Member, International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property (ATRIP):
  • 0000: Member, Scottish Law and Innovation Network:
  • 0000: Secretary-General of Academic Committee, Society of Asia Innovation and Intellectual Property :


Authored book

  • Wang, J (2018). Conceptualizing Copyright Exceptions in China and South Africa: A Developing View from the Developing Countries. Springer.

Chapter in book

Journal Article

Supervision students