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Comment: Tencent Music probe prompts old questions on balance between antitrust and IPR protection

By Yonnex Li
  • 20 Feb 2020 21:18
  • 20 Feb 2020 22:26
An apparent halt to China's antitrust investigation into Tencent Music Entertainment's exclusive agreements with music labels has sparked diverse reactions among observers, stakeholders and the public. While some appreciate the move's impact on intellectual property protection in China, others are concerned that the music-streaming sector will increasingly suffer from insufficient

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Yonnex Li

Chief Correspondent, Greater China

Yonnex has an MA in Journalism from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, after obtaining a BA in Translation at the same university. At MLex, she writes extensively on antitrust developments in the Greater China region, including investigations, court cases and merger control of international transactions. Prior to joining MLex, she worked as a reporter at the English division of the Hong Kong Economic Journal, providing coverage and analysis on China's banking sector, asset management industry as well as currency and financial reforms.

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