Areas of practice
Kate Peng specializes in competition law, including antitrust law and anti-unfair competition law.
Ms. Peng is one of the very few attorneys in China who have extensive experience in dealing with both transaction and litigation-specific matters related to competition law. Over the years, Ms. Peng has advised clients on various aspects of China’s Competition Law, including filing for concentration of undertakings, administrative investigations, antitrust litigation, and compliance business. She has offered highly valuable and practical legal consulting on antitrust law for different clients, such as large multinational enterprises, SOEs, and high-tech companies.
She is also one of the very few attorneys in China who have profound intellectual property expertise. She has practiced as an IP lawyer for many years. Ms. Peng has assisted clients in negotiating complex technology licensing contracts and provided services on corporate intellectual property protection strategies. She has represented many intellectual property litigation cases involving disputes over trademarks, patents, copyrights (including software), domain names, unfair competition (including infringement of trade secrets), and technology licensing.
Given her broad range of knowledge and experience in antitrust law, as well as her expertise in the crossing field of intellectual property abuse and antitrust, clients often turn to her for opinions and professional support when they are faced with complicated antitrust cases or antitrust issues involving intellectual property.
Ms. Peng has been listed as Leading Lawyer and Highly Recommended Lawyer for many years in a row by the top international legal directories Chambers Asia Pacific Guide and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific respectively.
Ms. Peng obtained her LL.B. degree from China University of Political Science and Law, and her LL.M. degree from Stanford Law School in intellectual property. She had a one year internship at Fenwick and West, a leading technology firm based in California, USA. She is admitted to the PRC and New York state bars. Ms. Peng now is a member of the Antitrust Committee of the All China Lawyers Association and Vice Director of the Antitrust Committee of the Beijing Lawyers Association.
Ms. Peng’s working languages are Chinese, English and Cantonese.