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Prof. Kung-Chung Liu

Visiting Professor

Professor Kung-Chung Liu has more than 30 years’ and 20 years’ experiences in the intellectual property law field and telecommunication and Internet law respectively. Prof. Liu is the founding director of the Applied Research Centre for Intellectual Assets and Law in Asia (ARCIALA), and Lee Kong Chian Professor of Law (Practice) at SMU.

Academic Qualifications

  • Doctor of Law, Ludwig Maximilian Universität (University of Munich) Germany with scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauchdienst, DAAD, 1987-1991)
  • Master of Law, National Taiwan University
  • Bachelor of Law, National Taiwan University

Professional Awards

  1. Lee Kong Chian Professorship of Law, 2015-2016, School of Law, SMU
  2. Lee Kong Chian Professorship of Law, 2017-2018, School of Law, SMU
  3. Lee Kong Chian Professorship of Law, 2018-2019, School of Law, SMU
  4. Lee Kong Chian Professorship of Law, 2019-2020, School of Law, SMU
  5. Lee Kong Chian Professorship of Law, 2020-2021, School of Law, SMU

Research Grants in Related Areas

  1. Research grant of S$40,000 for the period of June 2017- June 2019, Renmin University of China, for a research project on “Chinese IP Laws Reflected Through the Decisions of the People’s Supreme Court
  2. Research grant of S$40,000 for the period of June 2017- June 2019, Renmin University of China, for a book project with Routledge on “Deciphering Intellectual Property Law and Its Conflict/Reconciliation with Competition Law”

Area of Interest.

    • Intellectual Property Law
    • Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law
    • Communications Law and the interface between those disciplines, with a geographic focus on greater China and Asia