Faculty Directory

Zhang Chenguo


Address: 446
Email: zhangcg25@sjtu.edu.cn, zhangcg25@gmail.com

  • Educational background

    Doctor der Rechtswissenschaft (Dr. jur.) , J. W. Goethe University of Frankfurt, 2009
    Legum Magister, J. W. Goethe University of Frankfurt, 2004
    Bachelor of Law, Tsinghua University, 2003
  • Working Experience

    2022-, Professor at KoGuan Law School, Shanghai Jiao Tong University;

    2017 - 2022 ,Associate Professor at KoGuan Law School, Shanghai Jiao Tong University;

    2012 - 2017, Assistant Professor at University of Bremen;

    2012 - , Senior Research Fellow (Habilitation) at European Centre of Law and Politics, University of Bremen;

    2010, Postdoctoral Researcher at Max-Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition Law, Munich, Germany;

    2008 - 2010, lawyer at Jones Day Munich, Patent Attorneys and Attorneys-at-Law, Germany.
  • Professional Experience

    Frontiers of Information, Technology and Socio-Legal Issues
    Internet Law and Ethics
  • Honors and Awards

    04/2014, 04/2018 Selected in Excellence Initiative of Federal and States Germany
    06/2011 Annual Award for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation of Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation, Germany
    05/2005 - 10/2009 Scholarship of the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation, Germany
    10/2001 Tsinghua Annual Prize
    10/2000 Tsinghua Social Practice Prize
    10/1999 Tsinghua German Friendship Scholarship
  • Research Interests

    Civil Law and Civil Procedure Law, Intellectual Property Law and Competition Law, Information Technology Law and International Dispute Settlement
  • Research Projects

    06/2019- , Project Leader of Shanghai Philosophy and Social Science Project, "On the Use and Distribution of Damage Compensation of Environment Public Interest Litigation in China".

    07/2018- , member of the sub-theme "Deepening Comprehensive Complementary Reform of the Judicial System" of the major project of the National Social Science Foundation;

    06/2016-06/2018, Member of the Beijing Social Science Foundation Project "Research on Special Procedures in Intellectual Property Litigation";

    04/2015- , Project Leader of the sub-theme "Tenancy Law" of European Research Council;

    04/2014-04-2018, Facilitator of the project "Judicial Protection of Intellectual Property Rights in the European Union and China" of the German Federal and State Academic Excellence Program (Bundes- und Landesprogramm der Künste);

    03/2010-10/2010, Facilitator of the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law project on "Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in China";

    12-2006-05/2007, Research Associate of the United States Federal Trade Administration project "International Trade and Colorism".
  • Publications

    Monographs and Journal Articles in English and Chinese

    2022 Balance and Limitation of Intellectual Property Protection in China: The Latest
    Law Amendments and Judicial Development Under Micro-comparative
    Perspectives, Springer, 2022.

    Forthcoming Monograph Collective Enforcement of the Diffuse Civil Rights in the Modern Society, Beijing University Press, 2022

    03/2022 Restorative justice: personal information initiated by the prosecution Public Interest Litigation for Protection, in Tsinghua University Law Journal (《清华法学》CSSCI)

    11/2021 Theoretical Basis and Procedural Rules of Collective Personal Data Protection, in National Prosecution Journal (《国家检察官学报》, CLSSCI)

    12/2020 The Right of Publicity in Chinese Law? in Queen Mary Journal for Intellectual Property Law (SSCI, Queen Mary University of London, UK) Vol. 10, No. 4, 2020

    06/2019 Sharing Economy: Challenges for the Labor Market and the Labor Law – the Case of Uber in a Comparative Analysis of the EU, US, and Asia, in European Business Organization Law Review (SSCI-Q2)

    12/2019 Inspiration of the German Collective Litigation Reform for China, in Application of Law Journal (《法律适用》Issue 3, 2019)

    06/2019 China’s New Regulatory Regime Tailored for Sharing Economy – The Case of Uber under Chinese Local Government Regulation in Comparison to EU, US and UK, in Computer Law and Security Review (Elsevier, SSCI-Q1), Vol.35. Issue 1, 2019

    08/2019 How Fair is Patent Litigation in China? – Evidence from the Beijing Courts, in the China Quarterly, (SSCI-Q1, Cambridge University Press), Vol. 237, 2019

    01/2018 What are “works”? in Queen Mary Journal for Intellectual Property Law (SSCI, Queen Mary University of London, UK) Vol. 7, No. 4, 2017

    12/2017 ‘Sampling’ is freedom of art: The German Federal Constitutional Court deliberates on the acceptability of music sampling in the ‘Metall auf Metall’ case in Computer Law and Security Review (SSCI-Q1, Elsevier) Vol. 33, Issue 6, 2017

    06/2017 Enhancing Civil Remedy Standards to Fight Copyright Piracy? In Journal of World Trade (SSCI-Q3, KLUWER LAW INT, Hague, Netherland, Volume 51, Issue 1)

    01/2017 Introducing the Open Clause to improve copyright flexibility in cyberspace? Analysis and commentary on the proposed “two-step test” in the Third Amendment to the Copyright Law of the PRC, in comparison with the EU and the US, in Computer Law and Security Review (SSCI-Q1, Elsevier, Volume 33 Issue 1)

    The Misreading and Reinterpretation of the “Three-Step Test” and the “Fair-Use Doctrine” in Chinese Copyright Law – a Comparative Analysis of Judicial Practices of China, U.S. and Germany on the “Google Book Project” Cases, in Global Law Review(《环球法律评论》), No. 5, 2016 (Published in Mandarin) (Reprinted in full in Xinhua Digest《新华文摘》No. 3, 2017)

    06/2016 Limitation and Reinterpretation of Principle of Disposition in the Collective Litigation, in Journal of Chinese and Foreign Jurisprudence(《中外法学》, CLSSCI), No. 4, 2016 (Published in Mandarin)

    01/2015 The sui generis Right on Traditional Knowledge and the Intellectual Property Regime, in Journal of Politics and Law(《政治与法律》,CLSSCI), No. 1, 2015 (Published in Mandarin)

    10/2011 German law and EU law practice on temporary injunctions: After the enactment of the EU Directive on the enforcement of intellectual property rights (RL2004/48/EG), in Technology Innovation and Intellectual Property (《科技创新与知识产权》) No.19 (Published in Mandarin)

    Monographs and Journal Articles in German


    Die Revision des chinesischen Urheberrechtsgesetzes unter dem Eindruck der internationalen Debatte um adäquate Schutzstandards, in Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht (ZUM), 03/2015, (论加强知识产权保护的国际舆论与中国著作权制度的沿革, published in German)

    06/2013 Volksrepublik China: Revision der Verordnung über die administrative Verordnung, in: GRUR Int. 6/2013. (中国特色的知识产权行政保护路径及其改革, published in German)

    05/2013 Volksrepublik China: 2 Revision der Durchführungsverordnung zum UrhG, in: GRUR Int. 5/2013. (中国著作权法实施条例第二次修改的相关问题, published in German)

    01/2011 Monographie: Kollektiver Rechtsschutz nach dem deutschen Unterlassungsklagengesetz (UKlaG), Cuvillier Verlag Göttingen (专著:德国《停止侵权法》上的集体权益保护, published in German)

    Works of Translation
    (From German into Mandarin)
    01/2018 Nomos der Erde (《大地的法》),Carl Schmitt, Shanghai Renmin Publishing House
  • Other Professional Activities

    05/2018 Northwestern University (Chicago, USA) Technology and Innovation Seminar
    01/2016 Singapore Management University (SMU) School of Law "Annual Conference for Asian IP Scholars"
    04/2016 Northwestern University (Chicago, USA) Annual Standards Essential Patents Conference
    09/2015 University of Glasgow (Scotland) European Intellectual Property Policy Conference (EPIP 2015)
    04/2015 Northwestern University (Chicago, USA) Annual Conference on Law and Economics
    07/2014 Reviewer, International Society for History and Theory of Intellectual Property Annual Conference, University of Upsala, Sweden (ISHTIP 2014)