Hong Xue

Beijing Normal University

Dr. Hong Xue is a Professor of Law and the Director of the Institute of the Internet Policy & Law at Beijing Normal University (BNU). Prof. Xue specializes in intellectual property law, information technology law and the Internet governance. Prof. Xue is an elected Top Ten Nationally Distinguished Young Jurists by the China Law Society. Prof.

Xue is a Fellow of Yale Information Society Project and the Chinese Leader for Global Academy on Access to Knowledge. She had taught in Yale Law School, Law Faculty of University of Hong Kong and Murdoch University of Australia. She is the Faculty Chair of Asia Pacific Internet Leadership Project (APILP).

She is an invited professor to teach at Torino Law School-WIPO Master of Laws in Intellectual Property and works with the World Intellectual Property Academy to provide training for Intellectual Property officers from developing countries. She works in many governmental and non-governmental organizations. She is on the Editorial Board of World Intellectual Property Journal, the Expert Advisory Board of Diplo Foundation and the Advisory Panel of the Indian Journal of Intellectual Property Law. She is appointed in the United Nations Network of Experts for Paperless Trade in Asia and the Pacific (UNNExT). She is an Arbitrator at China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIRTAC), Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) Neutral appointed by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and Asia Domain Name Dispute Resolution Centre (ADNDRC).

She was the Chair of ICANN Asia Pacific Regional At-Large Organization (APRALO), a founding member and then the founding Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) Liaison of At- Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) and had served on the Board Director Candidate Evaluation Committee. She had served on the ICANN Nomination Committee and President’s Advisory Committee on IDNs.

She is a member of ICANN Fellowship Committee, the Chair of Council of Chinese Domain Name Users Alliance (CDNUA) and founding Member of Chinese Domain Names Consortium (CDNC). She authored many books, papers and other publications. Her latest book is “International Intellectual Property Law @ Crossroad”, published in March 2012.