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School of Law

Ms Yuan Qiong Hu

Bachelor of Law (Shandong University), Master of Law (Shandong University), LLM (SOAS), MPhil (University of Oslo)


Hu Yuan Qiong
Ms Yuan Qiong Hu
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Thesis title:
Transforming Patent Paradigm for Essential Health Innovation: Alternative Conceptual Framework Building towards Open Innovation (working title)
Year of Study:
Year of Entry: 2013-14
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PhD Conferences

- “Forum of Resistance through a Comparative Lens: Access to Medicines and Patent Law Reform in India and China”, Panel on Private vs. Public Interests in Patent over Biotechnology: Implications on Developed and Developing Countries, Edinburgh Postgraduate Law Conference on ‘Law, Individual, Community’, University of Edinburgh, UK, 2 December 2013
- “Battle with the Invisibles: Pharmaceutical Patent in China and the Impact on Access to Medicines”, Track 3: Intellectual Property and the Public Interest: Global Questions, Local Answers,  The 3rd Global Congress on IP and the Public Interest, Cape Town, South Africa, 11 December, 2013
- SOAS Law, Development and Development Centre, Seminar on “Ensuring Innovation and Equitable Access to Medicines: Challenges and Possibilities for a New Global Framework for R&D” with Dr Suerie Moon from Harvard University, 24 October 2013


  • Law, Environment and Development Journal (LEAD)
  • China Access to Medicines Research Group
  • Médecins Sans Frontières Hong Kong Association
  • All China Lawyers Association


International law, intellectual property law, human rights, environmental law.