Zhaoqi Cen is a partner at Zhong Lun Law Firm with in-depth experience in antitrust and anti-unfair competition, intellectual property, import and export control, and dispute resolution practice. Mr Cen is well seasoned in regulatory policies and procedures adopted by China’s administrative and judicial bodies. Mr Cen also maintains close working relationships with government officials and has been involved in the drafting and revising of China’s Anti-unfair Competition Law, Anti-monopoly Law and corresponding regulations.
Mr Cen has continuous attention to antitrust rules updates and trends in China in industries such as automobile, pharmaceuticals, energy and natural resources, TMT, etc., which enables him to keep clients abreast of legal developments in a timely fashion. He has represented or provided legal counsel for Microsoft, Qualcomm, Pfizer, Sanofi Pasteur, Continental Tire, Spalding, Sinopec, Tencent, among others, in dealing with legal affairs related to regulatory compliance, import and export control, and antitrust practice such as government investigations, civil litigations and merger filings. Mr Cen is also an experienced litigator in antitrust civil cases, having been responsible for several monumental cases, such as the Rainbow v. Johnson & Johnson antitrust litigation, and has provided legal counsel for leading companies such as Microsoft and Sinopec in their IPR or antitrust-related disputes with other companies.