Chinese IP Law


About the Office: The U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, is seeking a highly qualified attorney to serve as a senior Attorney in its Foreign Commerce Section. This attorney would be responsible for:
• Advising senior Division officials on the development and implementation of Division policy on international enforcement and cooperation issues involving China and other East Asian jurisdictions, and liaising on such issues with the Department of State and other U.S. government agencies.
• Assisting the Division’s litigating sections in their matters with international aspects involving Chinese and other East Asian antitrust issues, including facilitating law enforcement and other cooperation between the Division and Chinese and East Asian antitrust agencies.
Major Duties: The Division maintains direct relationships with competition enforcement agencies in many jurisdictions. The senior attorney holding this position will serve as a liaison with the Chinese, and other East Asian antitrust agencies, and be responsible for building and maintaining relationships, keeping the Chinese and East Asian agencies and the Division informed of one another’s significant competition policy and enforcement developments, providing advice and support on antitrust issues directly and by coordinating with senior Division management, and coordinating and preparing for high-level contacts between agencies. The senior attorney should have a clear understanding of Chinese and other East Asian governments, economies, and cultures, in order to develop and manage the Division’s relationships with these jurisdictions, many of which are major United States trading partners. Foreign language skills, in particular Mandarin Chinese, Japanese or Korean are highly desirable.
Qualifications: Applicants must:
1) Possess a J.D. degree or equivalent, be an active member of the bar in good standing (any U.S. jurisdiction), have at least four years of post-J.D. experience, and be a U.S. citizen; 2) Possess significant experience with international antitrust enforcement in China and other East Asian and Southeast Asian jurisdictions; and
3) Possess familiarity with domestic and international regulatory and investigative agencies associated with competition issues.
Salary Information: Candidates are being solicited at the GS-15 level, ranging in pay from $123,758 – $155,500 per annum, depending on current salary and experience.
Location: Washington, DC Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses will not be authorized.
Deadline and Submission Process: Applications must be received no later than November 4, 2012. For consideration, please list the source of the advertisement to which you are applying, and submit a cover letter (highlighting relevant experience) and a resume (e-mail preferred) to:
Attention: Elena Morgan Department of Justice/Antitrust Division 450 Fifth Street, NW Room 3115 Washington, D.C. 20530
For additional information about this position, please contact: Elena Morgan Phone: (202) 353-8224
Internet Sites: Additional information on the Antitrust Division is located on the Internet at This and selected other legal position announcements can be found at

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