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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

5701 CHINA WORLD TOWER, NO. 1 JIANGUOMENWAI AVENUE, BEIJING 100004, CHINA
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Work +86 10 8595 5600
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Fax +86 10 8595 5700
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www.orrick.com

China: Corporate and M&A

Corporate and M&A: foreign firms
Corporate and M&A: foreign firms - ranked: tier 3

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP advises on complex cross-border and outbound M&A and fields lawyers with technology and life science expertise. It acted for JD.com, one of China’s largest business-to-consumer online retailers, in its $397m investment in Farfetch, a London-based online fashion retail platform. Jeffrey Sun handles TMT-related M&A matters. Betty Louie divides time between the firm’s Italy offices and Beijing, and  Scott Peterman and Mark Lehmkuhler are notable Hong Kong contacts. In 2018, Sarah Zeng was hired from Dentons China, where she was Beijing managing partner, and Jeff Zhang, who splits his time between the Beijing and New York offices, joined from King & Wood Mallesons.

Leading individuals

Jeffrey Sun - Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

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China: Dispute resolution

Dispute resolution: foreign firms
Dispute resolution: foreign firms - ranked: tier 6

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

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China: Intellectual property

Intellectual property: foreign firms
Intellectual property: foreign firms - ranked: tier 2

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP¬†advises local and foreign companies on a range of matters from patent and¬†trade mark prosecution, portfolio acquisition and licensing transactions to litigation, and from copyright, domain name to trade secret matters. Beijing-based practice head¬†Xiang Wang¬†has notable experience in multijurisdictional IP disputes, and Shanghai-based¬†Yufeng Ma¬†‚Äėresponds promptly and persistently delivers high-quality work‚Äô. Among its recent section 337 investigation cases, Ma was part of a multijurisdictional team that successfully defended Shenzhen Howshow Technology against Kent Displays in a US ITC investigation involving the alleged infringement of patents relating to liquid crystal e-writers and components, and, in a separate matter, acted for Bosch Automotive Products (Suzhou) and Foxconn Interconnect Technology in defending an ITC investigation involving alleged infringement of patents relating to certain electrical connectors and components.¬†Other highlights include representing Haier Group against a patent troll in the United States District Court for the District of Texas and assisting Baidu with a large number of patent prosecutions in multiple countries.

Leading individuals

Xiang Wang - Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

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China: Investment funds

Investment funds: foreign firms
Investment funds: foreign firms - ranked: tier 3

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

'Very professional and generous with its time and resources', Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP's practice includes private equity sponsor fund formation and investor representation; private equity joint ventures; sophisticated hybrid funds; hedge funds; managed accounts; and regulatory advice. The key advisors are Sook Young Yeu and Scott Peterman in Hong Kong; Peterman is 'one of the most experienced fund lawyers in town, who demonstrates deep knowledge of fund restructuring and the local regulatory environment'.

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China: Private equity/venture capital

Private equity/venture capital: foreign firms
Private equity/venture capital: foreign firms - ranked: tier 3

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP advises private equity and venture capital sponsors, investment funds and portfolio companies on investment activity, and management and regulatory issues. Highlights included advising JD.com on its $397m investment in Farfetch, a London-based online fashion retail platform. TMT sector specialist Jeffrey Sun divides his time between Shanghai and Beijing; and Betty Louie, who divides her time between the firm’s Milan and Beijing offices, advises on significant China outbound M&A and private equity transactions in Europe and the US. Scott Peterman and Mark Lehmkuhler are also key names from its Hong Kong office. The team saw the arrival of Sarah Zeng who was hired from Dentons China, where she was Beijing managing partner, and Jeff Zhang, who joined from King & Wood Mallesons and splits his time between the Beijing and New York offices.

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