Competition Law and Intellectual Property in China
Edited by Spyros Maniatis, Ioannis Kokkoris, and Xiaoye Wang
Spyros Maniatis, Professor of Intellectual Property Law and Head of CCLS, Queen Mary University of London,Ioannis Kokkoris, Chair in Law and Economics, Queen Mary University of London,Xiaoye Wang, Professor and Director of Economic Law Department, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Professor Ioannis Kokkoris holds a Chair in Law and Economics at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London, UK. He is an expert on competition law and economics. His main research interests are in the area of law and economics, comparative competition law/economics and policy focusing on EU, China and ASEAN, as well as intellectual property. Professor Kokkoris has formerly served as Principal Case Officer/Economic Advisor in the Mergers branch at the Office of Fair Trading, UK where he dealt with leading cases such as NASDAQ/LSE, NYSE/Euronext, Global/GCap and was a member of the drafting team of the UK Merger Guidelines. He has also worked on abuse of dominance cases as well as cartels and other anticompetitive agreements cases. He has previously served as an Economist in the Merger Task Force at the DG Competition-European Commission.
Professor Spyros Maniatis is Professor of Intellectual Property and Director of the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London. He is co-author of "Trade Marks, Trade Names, and Unfair Competition World Law and Practice" and "Trade Marks in Europe: a Practical Jurisprudence". Professor Maniatis is a lawyer, academic and IP specialist who works closely with IP practitioners and whose primary area of expertise is international and European trade mark law. He has been teaching trade mark law since 1995 at a postgraduate level (for example, he teaches the LL.M. in International and Comparative Law of Trade Marks, Designs and Unfair Competition at Queen Mary along with David Llewellyn, a solicitor and editor of Kerly's Law of Trade Marks and Trade Names). He has published many articles and has contributed parts or chapters to several works on IP law.
Professor Xiaoye Wang holds a Doctor Juris from University Hamburg in 1993, and is Professor of Law at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and Distinguished Professor at Hunan University. She serves as Vice President of the Chinese Society of Economic Law, Consultant Expert for the Anti-Monopoly Commission under the State Council, and was advisor for the Drafting Committee of the China's AML under the State Council and the National People's Congress(NPC), and the Head of the Consultant Committee for WTO Trade and Competition Policy under MOFCOM.
Dr. Cristina Volpin (Associate Editor) is as a Competition Expert at the OECD, Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs. She was previously an associate lecturer and research fellow in competition law at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London. She contributed to various international projects, including the study on the review of the European Merger Regulation regarding minority shareholdings. She is guest editor of the Antitrust Bulletin and she has published in the Common Market Law Review and other leading journals. She was a Visiting Research student at UCL. She graduated in Law from the University of Padua and holds a Ph.D. in EU Competition Law from the same University.
Guan H. Tang