Prof. Jyh-An LEE 李治安教授
Associate Professor 副教授
Tel (852) 3943 3331
Fax (852) 2994 2505

Room 525,
Faculty of Law,
5/F, Lee Shau Kee Building,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Sha Tin, NT, Hong Kong SAR

Professor Jyh-An Lee currently serves as the Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies and the Director of the LLB Programme. He holds a J.S.D. from Stanford Law School and an LL.M from Harvard Law School. Dr. Lee has published extensively in both English and Chinese on various aspects of intellectual property and Internet law. His research appears in leading academic journals, such as the Wake Forest Law Review, Virginia Journal of International Law, Oregon Law Review, Columbia Journal of Law and the Arts, Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law, Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Review, European Intellectual Property Review (EIPR), Hastings Business Law Journal, Jurimetrics, Washington International Law Journal, etc.

During his studies at Stanford Law School, Dr. Lee was appointed as the John M. Olin Fellow in Law and Economics. Prior to joining the Chinese University of Hong Kong, he taught at the National Chengchi University and was an Associate Research Fellow at the Center for Information Technology Innovation at Academia Sinica in Taiwan. He was the Legal Lead and Co-Lead of Creative Commons Taiwan (2011–2014) and an advisory committee member for Copyright Amendment at the Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO) at the Ministry of Economic Affairs (2011–2014). He has been the Legal Lead of the Creative Commons Hong Kong Chapter since October 2018. Professor Lee is currently a member of the European Center for E-Commerce & Internet Law advisory board, which is affiliated with the University of Vienna. In 2016, he was appointed as a domain name dispute resolution panelist by the Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Centre (ADNDRC) and continues to serve in this capacity.  Professor Lee has been featured on BBC News, ABC News, Bloomberg News, and Financial Times as an expert on intellectual property and Internet law. Before starting his academic career, he was a practicing lawyer in Taiwan, specializing in technology and business transactions.

Educational and Professional Qualifications

  • JSD (Stanford)
  • LLM (Harvard)
  • MBA, LLB (NTU)
  • Admitted to Practice in Taiwan

Research Interests

  • Intellectual Property
  • Information Law
  • Internet Law


  • ARCIALA Visiting Professor, Singapore Management University School of Law (2017)
  • Associate Professor, NCCU, Taiwan (2012-2014)
  • Associate Research Fellow, CITI, Academia Sinica, Taiwan (2012-2014)
  • Assistant Professor, NCCU, Taiwan (2009-2012)
  • John M. Olin Fellow in Law and Economics, Stanford Law School (2006, 2007, 2008-2009)

Selected Publications


Journal Papers

Book Chapters

  • Information and the Law (資訊與法律), in LAW AND INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES 60 (2013)
  • Introduction to Intellectual Property Law in Taiwan (臺灣智慧財產權法概論), in INTRODUCTION TO TAIWANESE LAW 321 (2013)
  • The Development and Challenges of Cultural and Creative Industries in the Digital Environment (數位時代文化創意產業之發展與挑戰--從兩岸ECFA合作框架談起), in PROTECTION, APPLICATION, AND LAW OF DIGITAL COPYRIGHT 27 (2012) (with Jerry G. Fong and Chung-Lun Shen)
  • The Law of Cloud Computing (雲端運算相關法律問題初探), in NEW ISSUES AND TRENDS OF FINANCIAL AND ECONOMIC LAWS 539 (2011)
  • The Government and the Bazaar: Open Source Revolution in the Public Sector, in OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE: EMERGING ISSUES (ICFAI University Press, 2008)
  • Strategic Implication of E-Commerce Business Method Patent (電子化企業之商業方法專利策略), in 2001 YEARBOOK OF CHINESE SOCIETY FOR MANAGEMENT OF TECHNOLOGY 371 (2001)