Chinese Expert Peter C. Pang Joins Dickinson Wright PLLC
September 5, 2012
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce the addition of Peter C. Pang as Of Counsel to the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Mr. Pang brings a wealth of knowledge, capability and infrastructure to help companies implement and execute their business plans in China. Mr. Pang will operate out of both Washington, D.C. and Shanghai through an affiliation with a firm founded by Mr. Pang, and travel back and forth to maintain continuity and flow of work for his existing and future clients.
“Joining Dickinson Wright offers our clients, both existing and prospective, a new dimension to the breadth of services I already offer in China,” said Peter Pang. “I will be traveling between Shanghai and Washington, D.C. to give clients the due diligence, access and expertise they have come to expect when doing business in China.”
Mr. Pang specializes in helping multi-national companies in establishing a foothold and maintaining an investment in China. He has substantial corporate, regulatory and transactional experience, including mergers and acquisitions, foreign direct investments, corporate formation and government contracts, particularly as they relate to cross border transactions with China and Chinese state-owned enterprises. His expertise includes international distribution, retail distribution, vendor/supplier contracts, marketing agreements and joint ventures, both contractual and equity, particularly relating to China or with Chinese parties.
Mr. Pang’s expertise also includes intellectual property prosecution, licensing and litigation for clients engaged in the following industries: information technology, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, gaming, telecommunications, retailing, television and consumer products. As outside counsel to a number of Fortune 1000 companies, Mr. Pang is responsible not only for overseeing their international portfolio of trademarks, but specific design and implementation of a trademark strategy and enforcement in the People’s Republic of China, where many infringements have occurred.
Mr. Pang speaks both Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese, is a graduate of University of California Berkeley in Biochemistry, Santa Clara Law School where he was a member of Law Review, University of Houston with a LL.M. in International Economic Law, and attended a certificated program at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. He also studied law and economics in China and Hong Kong. He is admitted to practice in California, Texas, New York, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C.