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Eric Fanchiang

Phone: +1 949.798.1338
3 Park Plaza, 20th Floor
Irvine, CA 92614-8505

Eric Fanchiang is an associate in Crowell & Moring’s Orange County office and is a member of the firm’s Antitrust & Competition and Commercial Litigation groups. He is a complex litigator with a focus on cases at the intersection of antitrust and technology. He has litigated antitrust cases involving standard setting, misuse of patents and trade secrets, technological tying, and price fixing of electronics. He has experience in civil litigation, government investigations, and merger litigation.

Eric received his J.D. cum laude from the University of California, Irvine School of Law. He was a staff editor and a lead notes editor of the UC Irvine Law Review. He was also a research assistant to Professor Kenneth Simons, where he researched issues related to the drafting of the Restatement of  the Law Third, Torts: Intentional Torts to Persons.

Eric received his B.S. in biological sciences from the University of California, Irvine.

Representative Matters

  • Representing a transportation technology company as a plaintiff in litigation involving antitrust claims related to standard setting, misuse of patents and trade secrets, and exclusive dealing for emerging safety technology.
  • Representing a major technology and telecommunications company in efforts to recover overcharges paid on price-fixed capacitors.
  • Was part of the team that represented AT&T during the regulatory investigation, litigation, and appeal brought by the U.S. Department of Justice to block AT&T’s $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner.


  • University of California, Irvine, B.S. biological sciences (2012)
  • University of California, Irvine School of Law, J.D. (2017) cum laude


Admitted to practice: California

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"United States," Intellectual Property & Antitrust 2021, Lexology Getting the Deal Through (2021). Authors: Lisa Kimmel and Eric Fanchiang.
"House Antitrust Digital Markets Report Proposes Vast Overhaul of Antitrust Law and Enforcement," Antitrust Law Alert (October 9, 2020). Contacts: Jeane A. Thomas, CIPP/E, Alexis J. Gilman, Juan A. Arteaga, Angel Prado, Eric Fanchiang
Client Alert / Newsletter
Diversity in Action UCI Law Alumni Newsletter (July 28, 2020)
Media Mentions
"Chapter 13: Antitrust and Intellectual Property Licensing," Wolters Kluwer Licensing Update 2020 (April 2020). Authors: Lisa Kimmel and Eric Fanchiang.
"Digital Competition Reports and Merger Enforcement," CPI Antitrust Chronicle (December 2019). Authors: Alexis J. Gilman, Akhil Sheth, Angel Prado, and Eric Fanchiang.
"California Declines to Extend Ban on Noncompetes Outside of Employment Context," Crowell & Moring's Trade Secrets Trends (December 12, 2019). Authors: Eric Fanchiang and Raija Horstman.
"Intellectual Property & Antitrust," Getting the Deal Through (December 2019). Authors: Lisa Kimmel and Eric Fanchiang.
"Are Agreements to Steal Trade Secrets an Antitrust Violation? Maybe, But Not Automatically," Crowell & Moring's Trade Secrets Trends (July 12, 2019). Authors: Eric Fanchiang and Raija Horstman.
Crowell & Moring's Antitrust Group Listed as "Highly Recommended" in Global Competition Review's 19th Annual "GCR 100" (Feb.22.2019)
Firm News / Announcement
"Both Sides Explain Two Sides: Analyzing the Economic Trial Testimony in US Airways v. Sabre," ABA Antitrust Economics Committee Fall Newsletter, Volume 18, Number 2 (Fall 2017). Authors: Robert McNary and Eric Fanchiang.

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