Jianlan is a doctoral candidate with Osgoode Hall Law School at York University. Her research interests include internet law, intellectual property, privacy and public policy. Her LLM thesis focuses on the impact of the new media on Freedom of the Press. The main focus of her PhD dissertation is the regulation of commercial use of the personal information on the internet in particular as it affects children. She holds a BA (Honours) in Economics from East China University of Politics and Law, a Juris Master (equivalent to JD in North America) from Fudan University, China, and a LLM from Osgoode Hall Law School. Prior to arriving at York University, she was a lawyer in China and practiced in the field of business law. She was also a columnist of China Business Time from 2001-2003. She volunteered at Toronto Worker’s Health Safety Legal Clinic, Shanghai Museum and Shanghai Legal Aid Center for many years.
Keywords: Internet law; intellectual property; privacy; public policy; China