Distinguished Guest Speaker: Professor Han Zhang
Internet User-Generated Content Economy and Business Torts in China
User-generated content is playing a more and more important role in the economy. Internet service providers and the users who upload parody, remix and other user-generated contents are major players in the business.
How is it regulated in China? What are the perspectives for the future? What are the implications of Chinese unified civil la system (no independent Business Code)?
Dr. Han Zhang is an Associate Professor in South China University of Technology Law School, where he teaches Civil Law General Theory, Business Law and Legal Professional Skill Training (First Prize – Teaching Outstanding Award)
A Senior Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley Law School, Dr. Zhang researches in the areas of business torts and law & economics. His studies have been published on journals including <法律科学(Science of Law)> and <法学评论(Law Review)> in China. He is the Director in “China Law Society-Commercial Law Research Society”.
Associate Professor Zhang also drafts articles in legislation research project for Guangdong Provincial People's Congress in China. He is currently working on a business tort research project for China Ministry of Justice as the Principal Investigator.
November 18, 2016
4 - 5:30 pm
130 Boalt Hall