Associate Professor Huanqing Yao joins us from Renmin University of China, where he is the Vice Director of civil and commercial jurisprudence. Prior to this he has taught courses in IPR law, fundamental civil law, copyright law, debts & contracts and divisional contract law, and worked as Legal Counsel to the Xinhua News Agency. Dr. Yao’s research interests include the protection and restriction of freedom of speech in cyberspace, and will be working closely with PCMLP during his stay to promote this issue.