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Senior Lecturer, Intellectual Property, Deakin University

Dr Vicki Huang is a Senior Lecturer of IP Law at Deakin Law School and Director of Cyber Law (Grad Cert) and the LLB/Cyber degree. She graduated from the Melbourne Law School with first class honours in the LL.B and with a PhD. She also completed an L.L.M. at Columbia University Law School on a Burton Memorial Fellowship where she graduated with honours as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.

Dr Huang's research focusses on inter-disciplinary aspects of Intellectual Property Law and also empirical research methods into law. Her work has been published in Australia, Europe and the United States. In 2020/2021 she was awarded a grant to examine the intersection of Intellectual Property and Artificial Intelligence. In 2020 she was awarded two SSN (Deakin Social Science Network) grants to explore gender and patents; and open data and inter-disciplinary research.

Her article dealing with the intersection of US trade marks and race will be published by the University of Illinois Law Review in 2021.

She was a visiting scholar at the Melbourne Law School in 2019 and 2020. Her work has been published by the Sydney Law Review (2019) and she is a co-author of two textbooks - the 6th edition of S Ricketson, M Richardson, M Davison and V Huang, Intellectual Property : Cases, Materials, and Commentary (forthcoming); and N Suzor, K Papparlardo, R Matulionyte, A Daly, A Chalk, A Witt, V Huang, Governing the Internet, open source textbook:


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer, Intellectual Property, Deakin University


  • 2018 
    University of Melbourne , PhD