Dr. Baiding (David) Wu has a strong background in global competition laws and policies. He advises clients on merger clearance, anticompetitive conduct investigations, antitrust counseling and compliance, antitrust private litigation, and antitrust issues in intellectual property licensing. He has experience in various industries, including chemical, agriculture, automobile, financial service, semiconductor, energy, consumables, and medical devices.
He also works closely with the Firm's Global Disputes, Government Regulation, and Investigations & White Collar Defense teams to advise clients on cross-border disputes resolution, economic sanctions, trade regulation, and FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act) matters.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2019, David was a post-doctorate fellow at The George Washington University Competition Law Center where he worked with Professor William E. Kovacic, the former chairperson of the United States Federal Trade Commission, and performed research on merger remedies and abuse of dominance in the digital market.
From 2014 to 2016, David served as secretary of the Expert Advisory Board of China's State Council Anti-Monopoly Commission. In this capacity, he helped the Commission to coordinate the drafting of Anti-Monopoly Guidance on Abuse of Intellectual Property Rights. He also drafted the monthly global antitrust analysis for the Board and the Commission.
From 2012 to 2016, David was a researcher at the Competition Law Center of the University of International Business and Economics.
David has published dozens of papers regarding competition law in leading English and Chinese law journals, including the renowned Journal of Competition Law & Economics (Oxford University Press) and Competition Policy International Asian Chronicle.
- University of California, Berkeley (LL.M. 2017); University of International Business and Economics (Ph.D. in Law 2017; National Scholarship for Ph.D. Candidates; LL.M. in International Law 2014; National Scholarship for Graduates; Executive-Editor-in-Chief, UIBE Law Review); People's Public Security University of China (LL.B. 2012)
- New York
- Secretary, Expert Advisory Board of the State Council Anti-Monopoly Commission, China (2014-2016)
- English and Chinese