Douglas has extensive experience in the internet, publishing, e-publishing, and e-commerce industries. He has worked in-house for some of the leading legal publishing houses in the world and China, and he has an intimate familiarity with Chinese laws regarding publication, the internet and practical solutions to the legal barriers in those sectors. His roles in founding multiple internet companies have instilled in him a practical business sense which informs his representation of clients.
Douglas has advised international companies and investors on investments in China, and he has also practiced law in the United States at a leading international law firm.
An esteemed former member of the Chinese University of Law and Politics faculty, Douglas served as an associate professor from 2004 to 2010. His academic focus is in the law of the United States, comparative law, property law, company law, and civil and commercial law. He has published Chinese translations of U.S. law casebooks including: Property Cases and Materials (University Casebooks), John E. Cribbet, 7th edition; and The Law of Corporations in a Nutshell 5th edition.