Chuan Sun

Chuan Sun

Education

Peking University (B.A., 1996)
Ohio State University (M.A., 1998)
Northwestern University (Ph.D., 2004)
Northwestern University (J.D., 2004)

Bar Admissions

Illinois
Hong Kong (Solicitor)

Chuan focuses his practice on cross-border M&A transactions; sophisticated technology, media, and telecom (TMT) transactions; and complex IP/commercial matters across Greater China.

With 15 years of experience in both Asia and the U.S., Chuan regularly advises multinational corporations, state-owned enterprises, private companies, and PE/VC firms in complex cross-border M&A transactions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and business separation transactions.

Chuan also has significant experience in strategic corporate-commercial and technology transactions, including outsourcing, manufacturing, distribution, supply and franchising arrangements, and IP licensing arrangements across multiple industries. His TMT and IP regulatory experience includes telecommunications, e-commerce, internet, cyber security, data privacy, cloud computing, as well as telematics.

Prior to joining MoFo, he worked in the Hong Kong office of a Magic Circle firm and the Chicago office of another leading international firm.

Chuan co-authored the Hong Kong & mainland China chapters of Getting the Deal Through – Telecoms and Media, 2014, 2015 & 2016; the Hong Kong & mainland China chapters of Getting the Deal Through: Market Intelligence – Telecoms and Media, 2015; and the Hong Kong chapter of Sourcing World 2nd Edition 2015.

Chuan is fluent in Mandarin and English.

“Chuan Sun is very efficient, responsible and practical. He is particularly strong on IT agreements, including matters relating to software licensing and IT procurement contracts. He also excels at handling cross-border TMT transactions.”
Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018

Mr. Sun was recommended for China Healthcare and Life Sciences: Foreign Firms, Hong Kong Intellectual Property and Hong Kong TMT by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019

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