Ms Zhou Fang is vice dean of the Intellectual Property Research Center and associate Professor of Law School of Xian Jiaotong University, PRC. She received her PhD degree from Xian Jiaotong University in 2009.
PhD. Zhou 's research focuses on Intellectual Property Law (IP) and Legal Protection of Cultural Heritage (CH). She has published 9 monographs and more than 40 articles in these areas. As a Visiting Professor, Fang had devoted herself to research IP and CH in the UK at Law School of University of Southampton from November 2012 to October 2013. In the field of judicial practice, PhD. Zhou acts as judicial appraiser of Intellectual Property and arbitrator from 2003. She also worked as an Deputy Attorney General in Lianhu district people's procuratorate, Xi’an city from 2014 to 2015.
Member of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine; Expert of Enterprise Overseas IP Protection of Commerce Department of the State Council, PRC; Executive member of China Law Association on Science and Technology’s Council; Member of the Chinese Intellectual Property Society; Vice chairman of Law Association on Science and Technology of Shaanxi province.