Yajie Gao (‘Yajie’) is a PhD candidate, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London (‘QMUL’), UK. Yajie is doing research into anti-monopoly review of concentrations in the digital economy from a comparative perspective. Her supervisors are Pro. Ioannis Kokkoris and Dr. Maria Ioannidou. She has participated in research project organized by the Ministry of Commerce under direction of Dr. Wei Han, co-authored article ‘SEPs and Competition Law – from Perspective of the Case Huawei v. IDC’ with Pro. Xiaoye Wang and finished preliminary translation draft of the book ‘EU Merger Control – A Legal and Economic Analysis’ (from English to Chinese) independently. Topics about her master degree thesis are ‘Some Issues of Merger Control - A Comparison between the Chinese and EU Systems’ and ‘Anti-Monopoly Review by the European Commission of Concentrations between Chinese State-Owned Enterprises and EU Undertakings – From Perspective of “Single Economic Entity” Doctrine’ respectively. Before studying at QMUL, Yajie served as a paralegal for around two years. Yajie received her Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Economics (Finance) degrees from East China University of Political Science and Law, China (‘ECUPL’) in 2013, and her Master of Law degrees from Ghent University, Belgium in 2015 and ECUPL in 2016 respectively.