Invited Overseas Researchers | Benjamin Piwei Liu

Benjamin Piwei Liu  
Benjamin Piwei Liu
Assistant Professor of Law
John Marshall Law School

Professor Benjamin Liu passed away on December 2, 2014. We would like to offer our deepest sympathy.

 Visiting Term

19 May 2014 - 9 September 2014

 Research Theme

“An Empirical Study of Pharmaceutical Patent Harmonization”


The John Marshall Law School Chicago
Assistant Professor of Law, May 2011 to Present
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, LLP
Intellectual Property Associate, September 2004 to October 2008; Summer Intern, 2003
Eli Lilly & Co.
Associate Chemist, July 1998-July 2000


  • Remade in China: What Does Recycling Tell Us About the Future of the Chinese Patent System, 82 UMKC L. Rev. _ (forthcoming 2014)
  • Patent Exhaustion for Sustainable Development, _ Berkeley J. Int'l L. _ (forthcoming 2014)
  • Develop an Integrated Patent Quality Matrix for Investigation the Competitive Features Among Multiple Competitive Patent Pools, 18th IEEE International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design (with Yu-Hui Wang and Amy J.C. Trappey)
  • Innovation Effect on Patent Pool Formation: Empirical Case of Phillips' Patents in DVD 3C, 3 Int'l. J. Automation & Smart Tech. 169 (2013) (with Yu-Hui Wang)
  • Imitation to Innovation in China: The Role of Patents in Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industries by Yahong Li, 31 IP Law Book 24 (2012)
  • Chinese Patents as Copyrights, 34 Campbell L. Rev. 685 (2012)
  • Fighting Poison with Poison: The Chinese Experience with Pharmaceutical Patent Linkage, 11 J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 623 (2012)
  • Standard Setting Increasingly Under Siege, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnological News (March 2009) (with Steven Pokotilow and Amy Wilson)