As part of the Firm's Antitrust Practice, Yichen Wu focuses his practice on international merger clearance and antitrust investigation and litigation. His experience includes a number of cutting-edge cases involving the intersection of antitrust and intellectual property law.
Yichen assists clients in connection with antitrust issues that arise throughout the merger and acquisition process, from premerger counseling through in-depth investigations across different jurisdictions. In addition to representing clients in antitrust investigations before authorities in China, Yichen counsels on antimonopoly compliance in the United States, EU, Japan, Korea, and other jurisdictions and advises on global corporate compliance programs.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2017, Yichen worked as an antitrust associate in the Washington, D.C. office of a leading international law firm for more than three years, where he served companies in the software, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, semiconductor, telecommunications, computer hardware, internet infrastructure, and e-commerce industries. He also conducted internal compliance and government investigations for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and represented companies in obtaining clearance before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
- The University of Chicago (J.D. 2013); Peking University (LL.B. 2010)
- New York and District of Columbia
- Chinese (Mandarin) and English