Ting-Ting Kao

Counsel, Washington, DC

Biography

Overview

Ting-Ting Kao has represented multinational companies in trade remedy proceedings in the United States, the European Union, India and Turkey. She has experience with related litigation before the US Court of International Trade, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the WTO Dispute Settlement Body. Ms. Kao advises clients regarding US customs issues including classification, country of origin, and valuation matters and represents clients with respect to investigations and protests before US Customs and Border Protection. She has also advised multinational companies on bilateral trade agreements, multilateral trade agreements, US trade policy, and WTO accessions. She has counseled multinational and sovereign clients on conforming transactions and policies to be consistent with global trade rules and national regulations. She has represented technology companies in Section 337 patent litigation proceedings before the US International Trade Commission and advised on intellectual property matters. She has also advised on US export control matters. She has also represented pro bono clients regarding asylum claims, trademark protection rights, export license applications and veteran’s benefit claims. Ting-Ting Kao joined White & Case LLP as an associate in 2008.

Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Kao worked for an international development NGO as a project coordinator for micro-finance projects in Russia and Central Asia. Before that, she spent several years working for Goldman Sachs in New York with the credit risk management group of their Fixed Income, Current and Commodities Division. During law school, Ms. Kao spent a summer serving as a judicial intern for The Honorable Judith M. Barzilay at the US Court of International Trade. She also served as an Articles Editor with American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal.

Bars and Courts
District of Columbia Bar
New York State Bar
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
US Court of International Trade
Education
JD
The George Washington University Law School
MIA
International Economic Policy
Columbia University
School of International and Public Affairs
BA
Political Science and Economics
Barnard College of Columbia University
Languages
English
German
Mandarin

Experience

Publications

"The Trump Effect: Section 232 and Challenges to the Dispute Settlement Body at the World Trade Organization," The George Washington International Law Review, Vol. 51, Issue 4, 653, 2019

Section 337's General Exclusion Order – Alive in Theory but Dead in Fact: A Proposal to Permit Preclusion in Subsequent ITC Enforcement Proceedings, American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal, Vol. 36, 2008

"Reexamining Antitrust Claims Under Section 337," 337 Reporter, Summer 2007

Reexamining Antitrust Claims Under Section 337, 337 Reporter, Summer 2007