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William Weightman
Analyst
Washington DC
1919 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
+1 202 664 1958
Washington DC
1919 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
+1 202 664 1958

William Weightman, under the supervision of the firm's lawyers, provides support on matters involving government enforcement defense and the People's Republic of China.

Previously, Mr. Weightman was a Fulbright Fellow based in Chengdu, China where he researched China's intellectual property rights regime as well as judicial enforcement in the specialized IP courts and tribunals. His analyses have appeared in The Diplomat and East Asia Forum, and his commentary has been featured in the Financial Times, CNBC, Bloomberg and China Daily.

Mr. Weightman received his BA from Middlebury College.

Education

  • Middlebury College, BA

Languages

  • Mandarin

 

Publications & Presentations

  • Author, “China’s IP System was Improving Even Before the Trade War” (China Business Review, November 2019)
  • Author, “Xi Cracks Down on Local Governments’ Compliance and Creativity” (East Asia Forum, June 2018)
  • Author, “Why China Won’t Abandon Its Controversial Trade Policies” (The Diplomat, May 2018)
  • Author, “China’s Progress on Intellectual Property (Yes, Really)” (The Diplomat, January 2018)

Credentials

Education

  • Middlebury College, BA

Languages

  • Mandarin

Publications & Presentations

  • Author, “China’s IP System was Improving Even Before the Trade War” (China Business Review, November 2019)
  • Author, “Xi Cracks Down on Local Governments’ Compliance and Creativity” (East Asia Forum, June 2018)
  • Author, “Why China Won’t Abandon Its Controversial Trade Policies” (The Diplomat, May 2018)
  • Author, “China’s Progress on Intellectual Property (Yes, Really)” (The Diplomat, January 2018)