Intellectual Property

Does Violating the Terms of Creative Commons Licenses Constitute Copyright Infringement? —The Significance and Validity of Creative Commons Licensing Terms

People commonly refer to Wikipedia as a source of information when conducting online searches. However, have you ever noticed the fine print at the bo...

January 10, 2024

An Overview of Trademark Licensing in Taiwan

Nowadays, trademark licensing plays an important role in commercial activities globally. Licensors gain revenue and access to broader markets, while ...

December 21, 2023

Why do stories on the screen seem alike?
- A Case Study of Plagiarism in Audiovisual Works

Amid the vigorous development of the audiovisual industry, the question often arises: are creative similarities acts of plagiarism, or are they merely...

September 20, 2023

Do Sports Video Games Need a License to Simulate a Stadium’s Appearance?

The well-known video game company Electronic Arts (EA) is known for releasing the football video game FIFA (now known as EA Sport FC), which is celebr...

September 13, 2023

Top 10 Trademark Cases of 2022 in Taiwan

In this article, we selected ten representative trademark cases from the judgments of the Supreme Administrative Court and the Intellectual Property a...

August 31, 2023

WTR1000: Winkler Partners recognized as top trademark firm

WTR 1000 2023 once again includes Winkler Partners as a top trademark firm in Taiwan. We received silver rankings in both litigation and prosecution. ...

July 27, 2023

ChatGPT Use: Things You May Need to Know

ChatGPT – an AI-powered chatbot released by OpenAI in November 2022 – took the internet by storm. According to an article on the CNBC news, ChatGP...

May 5, 2023

Does the Use of a Trademark on Giveaways Constitute Trademark Use? Observing the Views Held by Taiwan Courts on Infringing Use and Bona Fide Use
— Part 2 Bona Fide Use and Overall Comparison

The previous part of this article presents prevailing judicial views and the authors’ observations regarding infringing uses of trademarks on gifts....

April 27, 2023