Alex Major Quoted in “Huawei Likely to Lose Suit, but PR May Have Been the Goal,” Published in Law360

03/07/19
McCarter partner Alex Major explained that litigation success may be a side issue for Huawei with the primary goal being a policy and public relations play for the company and China. “If you compare Kaspersky with what you’re seeing with Huawei, there is a lot of public Chinese formal communication on this issue…You didn’t see that with Russia and Kaspersky…Huawei’s ties [with the Chinese government] are very open and very clear. When I read that complaint, and I see the press releases, it to me reads more like an advertisement and more like a policy play than an actual lawsuit....All this goes to the old adage that any press is good press. ‘Huawei’ is in everybody’s mouth right now.”

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