Dr. BaidingWu (David)


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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.


  • PTTGC acquires allnex from AdventJones Day is advising PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited in the €4 billion acquisition of allnex Holding GmbH from Advent International.
  • EDF acquires 50% of Orange ConcessionsJones Day is acting as antitrust counsel to EDF Invest on the merger control/antitrust aspects of its acquisition (together with the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC) and the Caisse Nationale de Prévoyance (CNP)) of 50% of the capital and voting rights of Orange Concessions which is active in the roll out of fiber in France in less densely populated areas.