Helen Yu, Sciences Po Paris, France

Dr. Helen Yu is an assistant professor and the Associate Director of the Centre for Advanced Studies in Biomedical Innovation Law (CeBIL) at University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Law in Denmark. She is also a Lecturer at Sciences Po School of Public Affairs in Paris, France. Her areas of research include the role of intellectual property law in the translation of publicly funded research, particularly in the biomedical field, and how intellectual property rights and data management can be used as a tool to facilitate innovation and socioeconomic development. Helen holds a degree in neuroscience and practiced as an intellectual property lawyer and registered patent and trademark agent in Canada before pursuing an academic career.