China’s Anti-Monopoly Law: Balancing IP & Antitrust Enforcement Issues

Broadcast Date: Thursday, September 08, 2016 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (ET)
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Gabriella Liu
Alex Okuliar
Wei Tan


About IParagon Law Firm

Headquartered in Beijing and with branches in Hongkong, Beijing IParagon Law Firm is a leading Chinese law firm providing comprehensive legal services to sophisticated clients across industries in the challenging areas of IP, technology law, antitrust , IP litigation, antitrust litigation, corporate law (particularly in IP assets driven M&A), commercial law, start-up consulting, entertainment law, sports law, bio-tech, green-tech, agriculture law and wine law. With nearly 20 years of legal practice, IParagon partners and lawyers have helped many Fortune 500 and World 1000 companies penetrate and grow their target markets in China, and have helped them navigate the twists and turns of doing business in China.


About Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

A trusted advisor for thousands of clients over its storied 150-year history, Orrick ranks among the world’s top law firms, with recognition as a  “Global 20” firm by Law360. With more than 1,000 lawyers in offices across Europe, Asia, the United States and Africa, our global platform offers clients a distinctive combination of local insight and consistently high quality.

Orrick focuses on handling complex transactions and high-stakes disputes for clients in three sectors globally: tech, finance and energy & infrastructure. This sector-based focus enables the firm to bring a deep understanding of clients’ businesses and their markets.

The firm’s Antitrust practice draws upon deep experience in navigating the most complex antitrust issues that clients face – dominant firm conduct, mergers, joint ventures, distribution restrictions, and antitrust compliance are only some of the areas in which we regularly advise clients. We have particular fluency in antitrust issues facing technology companies. Lawyers in our practice group have served in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the European Commission, and the UK’s Office of Fair Trading (now part of the UK Competition and Markets Authority) – a decided edge when representing clients in lawsuits and investigations brought by government regulators.  


About Compass Lexecon

One of the world’s leading economic consulting firms, Compass Lexecon provides law firms, corporations and government clients with clear analysis of complex issues. We have been involved in a broad spectrum of matters related to economics and finance – providing critical insight in legal and regulatory proceedings, strategic decisions and public policy debates. Our experience and expertise apply to virtually any question of economics, in virtually any context of the law or business.

At Compass Lexecon, we believe that critical economic issues – whether in connection with litigation, regulatory review, strategic planning or other corporate activities – are best understood when subjected to a rigorous empirical analysis. Our firm is known for developing a thorough understanding of the issues that face our clients, relating those issues to relevant economic theory, and then supporting our analysis with solid and persuasive empirical evidence. One of our most valuable assets is our ability to present complex concepts and data in an understandable manner. Our successes in the courtroom and before regulatory agencies over the years have validated our approach.

Compass Lexecon was created in 2008 through the combination of Competition Policy Associates (Compass) and Lexecon. Lexecon was founded in 1977 and pioneered the application of economics and finance to legal and regulatory issues in litigation cases; Competition Policy Associates was founded in 2003.