Fei Deng

Vice President

Dr. Deng is an expert on antitrust and intellectual property analysis in China. She has testified in a number of Chinese courts, including the Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen IP courts and the Guangdong High Court in cases involving allegations of abuse of dominance and in standard essential patent (SEP) disputes involving FRAND rate setting and injunctions.

Having been one of the first outside economic experts engaged by China’s antitrust agency, she has extensive experience working with the agency on both sides of the table in merger reviews and antitrust investigation matters. Dr. Deng’s work spans many industries, including digital platforms, telecommunications, and various consumer and industrial goods and services.

She is currently an editor of the American Bar Association (ABA) publication Antitrust. She has published extensively both in English and in Chinese, in journals such as American Law and Economics Review, Antitrust Law JournalAntitrustThe Antitrust Source, Law360, CPI Antitrust ChronicleIntellectual Asset Management Magazine, Caixin.com, and chapters in books such as Issues in Competition Law and Policy, China’s Anti-Monopoly Law – The First Five Years, and Economic Approaches to Intellectual Property – Policy, Litigation and Management.

Global Competition Review has recognized Dr. Deng as “highly regarded, with sought-after expertise on advising Chinese companies on US antitrust law, and vice versa.”

Selected Engagements

  • 01
    CRA economists assisted TCL in its litigation against Ericsson
    CRA economists assisted TCL in its litigation against Ericsson involving a determination of FRAND rate for cellular standard SEPs in the US and in China. The...
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  • 02
    Economic experts for Chinese consumer electronics company
    Fei Deng and Mario Lopez served as economic experts for a Chinese consumer electronics company and submitted expert reports on antitrust and FRAND rate issues...
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  • 03
    FRAND rate determination in multi-jurisdictional SEP litigation for OPPO against Sisvel
    CRA economists assisted OPPO in its global litigation against Sisvel, involving FRAND rate determination for cellular standard SEPs. Dr. Fei Deng and Dr. Mario...
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