Chinese Law Panel Discussion

Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 3:30pm
Thomson Hall 317

The China Studies Program is hosting a panel discussion with three visiting Chinese lawyers. The presentation and discussion offers students with an interest in Chinese legal issues an opportunity to learn from these legal practitioners experience. Light refreshments will be served.

Guiming Wu is a partner at Kangxin Partners, P.C. in Beijing. He was honored as one of the “Top 30 Chinese Leading Patent Attorney” in 2012 and “Top 10 Beijing Leading Patent Attorney” in 2013. Mr. Wu has successfully handled a large number of patent applications and IP disputes involving patent infringements and patent invalidation for both foreign and domestic clients including Fortune 500 entities. He has authored many articles in both Chinese and international journals, and is a co-author of training textbook for use by SIPO in patent attorney practical skills training and contributed on teaching. Mr. Wu received his BS from Nanchang University and LL.M. degree from China University of Political Science and Law.

Yan Sun is an attorney at Mori Hamada & Matsumoto (Japan), who specializes in cross-border M&A, restructurings, business negotiation, and international trades. He holds a BA in Business Japanese from North China University of Technology and a Juris Master from Peking University Law School. As a UW Visiting Scholar he addresses several critical topics in China regarding M&A, such as whether M&As can improve corporate governance of SOEs and resolve inefficiency problems, and how to design a legal framework that will guarantee fair deals based on accurate valuation of SOE shares.

Sponsored by the East Asia Center and the China Studies Program. For more information, please contact cgreed@uw.edu.

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