Chung-Lun Shen, National Chengchi University, Taiwan

Chung-Lun Shen now serves as Professor at College of Law, National Chenchi University in Taiwan.  He obtained S.J.D. degree at School of Law, Indiana University-Bloomington, U.S. in 2006, and has been dedicating himself to studies of some significant issues of intellectual property law, especially in the field of patent law since 2006.  He has published over 40 articles in Taiwanese, U.S. or European Journals. Professor Shen is also appointed as a distinguished lecturer by Taiwan Intellectual Property Court and Intellectual Property office to deliver the lectures on patent law to help the judges and patent examiners to recognize the updated tendency of international and comparative patent law.  To implement his profession to the IP practices, Professor Shen works as a member at the Petitions and Appeals Committee of the Ministry of Economic Affairs to review the cases of patent and trademark appealed against the administrative decisions made by the Taiwan Intellectual Property Office.  Regarding Professor Shen’s international service and experience, he is a member of International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property, ATRIP, and is also among the affiliated faculty of The Center for Intellectual Property Research, School of Law, Indiana University-Bloomington, U.S.

Recently, Professor Shen has been sponsored by the Ministry of Technology of Taiwan to explore the issues of essential patents and FRAND (“fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory terms”) in a comparative base, and review the development of related judicial cases under patent laws in the various jurisdictions, including US., EU, China and Taiwan.  Meanwhile, he also studies upon the practical issues about the interaction between the patent reissuing and the post-grant review through a U.S-EU-China-Taiwan comparative view. The study on the impact of emerging technologies over patent law, including patent infringement on the issues of cross-border and divided transactions under the electronic commerce, as well as the 3D printing, is among Professor Shen’s 2017-2018 academic objectives.  The study upon artificial intelligence and intellectual property Law will be expected as Professor Shen’s academic project from 2018 on.