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Hong Xue is a Professor of Law and the Director of the Institute for the Internet Policy & Law at Beijing Normal University (BNU). Prof. Xue specializes in intellectual property law, information technology law and the Internet governance. Before joining BNU, she was the associate professor of Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong. Prof. Xue is the fellow of Yale Information Society Project. Prof. Xue was elected as one of the Ten Nationally Distinguished Young Jurists by the China Law Society. She works in many governmental and non-governmental organizations. She is the only Asian Scholar in the Executive Committee of the International Association for Promotion of the Advanced Teaching and Research of Intellectual Property (ATRIP), the Editorial Board of World Intellectual Property Journal, the Expert Advisory Board of Diplo Foundation, and United Nations Network of Experts for Paperless Trade in Asia and the Pacific (UNNExT). She is the Chair of Asia-Pacific Regional At-Large Organization (APRALO), after serving as a founding member and then the founding IDN Liaison of the ICANN At-Large Advisory Committee. She is on the ICANN President’s Advisory Committee on Internationalized Domain Names. She is a Member of ICANN Nomination Committee, Fellowship Committee and At-Large Board Director Candidate Evaluation Committee. She is the Chair of Council of Chinese Domain Name Users Alliance and a Founding Member of Chinese Domain Names Consortium (CDNC).