Research Expertise: Hsiao-Tan Wang's research covers the fields of anthropology of law, human rights and gender law. She has done various empirical researches on the legal courts and the dispute resolution in Taiwan, on national and international anti-human trafficking regulations, and on gender violence and human rights.
Research Expertise: Competition Law, Patents, Intelelctual Property, Internet Law, Regulated Industries.
Richard Li-dar Wang (王立達) is now Distinguished Professor at the College of Law, National Chengchi University (NCCU Law) in Taipei, Taiwan. He is also an affiliated faculty member of the Center for Intellectual Property Research, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, a trustee of the Taiwan Competition Law Institute, and a supervisor for the Patent Search Center. Prof. Wang's research primarily focuses on competition law and patent law. He is teaching and doing research on internet law and regulated industries as well. He accomplished his S.J.D. degree from Indiana–Maurer at Bloomington in 2007, and also a graduate of Georgetown Law Center (LL.M. 2004).
Prof. Wang served as the Associate Dean for Executive Education and International Affairs at NCCU Law between the summer of 2017 and of 2019. During his tenure, the QS World University ranking of NCCU Law rose 100 places, three dual-degree agreements with U.S., U.K. and Australia law schools were concluded, and an English-taught program for undergraduate law students and a credit-bearing training program for corporate governance professionals were established. He co-organized a transnational summer program in 2019, featuring professors from law schools in the U.S., Germany and Japan, and also assisted the executive LLM program setting up an alumni and student union in 2018, which have been hosting a number of academic or sociable events each semester ever since.
Prof. Wang has published over forty articles in English or Chinese, some of them published on top 20 technology law journals of the U.S., including Yale Journal of Law and Technology, University of Illinois Journal of Law, Technology & Policy, and Santa Clara High Technology Law Journal. In 2019, he received NCCU Research Excellence Award for his insightful findings on competition law and its interaction with intellectual properties. Prof. Wang has been a frequent presenter at various international conferences, including Intellectual Property Scholars Conference (IPSC), and Asian IP Works-in-Progress Conference (IPScholars Asia). Domestically, Prof. Wang consistently gives speeches before judges and attorneys, and provides expert opinions to courts, the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission, and private sectors.
Prior to academia, Prof. Wang worked for the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission. He investigated anticompetitive cases arising from the petroleum and pharmaceutical industries, and unfair business practices in numerous sectors. Later on, he became a consultant to the Vice Chairperson of the Commission, advising him on legal and policy matters on a daily basis.