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Robert Williams

Robert Williams splits his practice between helping high-technology companies navigate complex intellectual property issues and handling internal investigations on behalf of companies operating in the Asia-Pacific region.

Mr. Williams is a trained electrical and software engineer with legal and technical experience in wireless, Internet, and interface standards. His broad understanding of key intellectual property issues facing high-technology companies brings informed and nuanced legal advice from day one.

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China Amends Trade Secret Law to Further Favor Rights-Holders

On April 23, 2019, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China passed a bill amending China’s Anti-Unfair Competition Law (“AUCL”). Changes made by the amendment bill took effect on the same day. Further to the last amendment to the AUCL in 2017, the newly introduced burden-of-proof shifting and punitive damages rules will significantly … Continue Reading