Yuan LI holds the degrees of B.Eng. in Telecommunication and M.Sc. in Intellectual Property Management. In 2016 Yuan obtained her LL.M. degree in Intellectual Property and Competition Law at the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center, Germany, with a dissertation on standard essential patent licensing. Before starting the PhD project with HEART, Yuan gained international professional experience working in patent prosecution and litigation, technology transfer in the Telecommunication sector. Yuan is also a qualified patent attorney in China. Her areas of interest are data protection law, patent law and competition law.