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Dr. Donnie Dong
Dr. Donnie Dong
Guest lecturer at HKU SPACE Executive Academy
Attorney, Baker & McKenzie
Panel Member, Digital Asia Hub

Dr. Donnie Dong is an attorney at law specialising in intellectual property and internet law in Baker & McKenzie, a global law firm. Dr Dong has over a decade of experience in advising and teaching IP law and internet policy. He advises on copyright, brand protection, licensing, litigation and internet policy issues for clients in the media, fashion, software, music and entertainment industries. He is experienced in providing localised and simplified solutions for multiple stakeholders. In addition, he is good at analysing intangible assets and managing risks in transactions relevant to cross-border investment, mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to join Baker & McKenzie, Dr. Dong was a Fulbright Scholar and a Fellow (resident in 2009-2010) of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. He has been a member of the Yunnan University Faculty of Law and a Research Fellow at China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL), and has taught courses at various other institutions.

Dr. Dong received a PhD in Law from City University of Hong Kong, as well as a JSD in Commercial and Civil Law from China University of Political Science and Law. He has published over 20 articles in academic journals and is the author of the book Digital Copyright Reform in China: Lessons and Reasons. He has been writing a blog on IP, IT laws and social development for over 15 years.