Private International Law; Complex International Litigation; Complex International Contracts; Joint Ventures; Investment Law; Trademark; Copyright; Patent Protection; Commodities; Securities
David C. Buxbaum was the first American lawyer invited to China to represent American business interests in 1972, after President Nixon’s historic visit. He founded the firms first overseas office in Guangzhou (Canton). Subsequently, the firm opened offices in Mongolia, elsewhere in China and Asia. Mr Buxbaum is a well regarded expert on private international Chinese, Mongolian and Asian law who, in addition to being an experienced and highly respected practitioner, has also published extensively in the law field. He is presently very active in M&A, securities and commodities projects and cases. In addition to international transactional matters, Mr Buxbaum, is also professionally active in litigation, particularly regarding international business disputes, as well as intellectual property and commodities and securities matters. He represented the successful respondents before the United States Supreme Court in the landmark case of Butz v Economou，438 U.S. 478 (1978) and successfully handled leading cases in China, including Microsoft, Autodesk and Wordperfect v. Juren, Beijing Intermediate Court, 1996. He has been involved in leading commercial arbitration cases, IP civil and criminal cases in China, Hong Kong, London, New York during the years from 2014 to 2016.
New York University (B.A., 1954);
University of Michigan (J.D., 1959);
concurrent graduate studies, University of Michigan Graduate School;
graduate study, Harvard University;
University of Washington (M.A., 1963; Ph.D., 1968).
Cases and Projects:
English and Chinese