Bird & Bird partner Zhaofeng Zhou's article selected by the Antitrust Writing Awards 2016


We are happy to announce that the Antitrust Writing Awards have selected Zhaofeng Zhou's article entitled New Chinese Rules on Abusing IPRs: What Does It Mean for the Exercise of IPRs after the Qualcomm Case?

Zhaofeng Zhou

Zhaofeng is our Competition partner in Beijing and has a strong academic and practical experience in anti-trust issues in the Chinese market.

The Antitrust Writing Awards Editorial Committee selected Zhaofeng's article out of more than 600 articles reviewed. Readers can vote for their favourite article until 15 February. Their vote will permit to nominate 1 article for each of the Awards, i.e., 10 Academic articles and 10 Business articles. This short list will be communicated to the Board together with the 20 articles nominated by the Steering Committees. The Board will then decide on the award-winning articles.

Results will be announced at the Awards ceremony that will take place in Washington DC on April 5, 2016.

The Antitrust Writing Awards is an event jointly organised by Concurrences Review and George Washington University - Competition Law Centre. The aim of the Antitrust Writing Awards is to promote competition scholarship and to contribute to competition advocacy. The 2016 Antitrust Writing Awards Jury contributes to this achievement by selecting the best writings published in 2015. The 2016 Antitrust Writing Awards consist of:

  • “Best Articles”: Awards for the best articles published in academic and professional publications by individual authors
  • “Best Soft Laws”: Selection of the most innovative non-enforcement tools published by competition agencies such as guidelines, market studies, white papers, etc.
  • “Best Newsletters”: Ranking of the best law firms antitrust newsletters.