Dr. Jiarong Zhang
Assistant Professor, Law
Dr Jiarong Zhang is an assistant professor in intellectual property law. Jiarong"s research interests include copyright law, creative industries, intellectual property law and emerging technologies, data protection, intellectual property law and cultural property & traditional knowledge, and intellectual property legal history. At Trinity, Jiarong runs the module Intellectual Property Rights and Emerging Technologies. She also leads LLM Intellectual Property Law Dissertation Groups. Jiarong serves the law school as a LLM deputy director.
Jiarong has published widely in leading intellectual property law journals, including European Intellectual Property Review. Jiarong has also served as a reviewer of the Journal of World Intellectual Property.
Jiarong completed her PhD at the University of Glasgow School of Law and the CREATe Centre. She obtained her LL.M. by Research degree in intellectual property law at the Chinese Academy of Sciences and her LL.B. at Nankai University. Alongside her research, Jiarong is a qualified lawyer in China.
Publications and Further Research Outputs
Jiarong Zhang, 2020 Amendment, the 'Full Growth' of the Chinese Copyright Regime?, European Intellectual Property Review, 44, (8), 2022
Lingjuan Li; Jiarong Zhang, Approaches to the Protection of Official Marks, Journal of Northeast Normal University (Philosophy and Social Sciences) , 9, 2022
Jiarong Zhang, Why is Copyright Law Reluctant to Protect Traditional Music: The Cultural Hierarchy in Law, CREATe Seminar, Glasgow, 2021
Jiarong Zhang, The Protection of Traditional Cultural Exp ressions in Africa, European Intellectual Property Review, (5), 2019
Jiarong Zhang, Copyright Law in the Big Data Era: New Implications of `Using' Works and Technological Transformation Use, Annual General Conference of the European China Law Studies Association, Durham, 2019
Jiarong Zhang, Works of Folklore from the Perspective of Intellectual Property Law: Redefining the Concept and Subject Matter, Legal System and Society, (3), 2016
Jiarong Zhang; Fenglin Yin, New Law of the PRC on Promoting the Transformation of Scientific and Technological Achievements and the Application of Intellectual Property, Electronics Intellectual Property, (11), 2015
Fenglin Yin; Jiarong Zhang, Intellectual Property Protection in Shanghai Free Trade Zone: Challenges and Countermeasures, Electronics Intellectual Property, (2), 2014
DescriptionJiarong"s research interests include copyright law, creative industries, intellectual property law and emerging technologies, data protection, intellectual property law and cultural property & traditional knowledge, and intellectual property legal history.
China Law Association for Science and Technology
European China Law Studies Association
Scottish Law and Innovation Network
UK Copyright and Creative Economy Centre (CREATe)