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2023 Summer Internship Announcement


Winkler Partners is looking for a legal intern for summer 2023. Current students who are enrolled in law school programs outside of Taiwan are encouraged…

January 18, 2023

5 Things to Note in a Video Game Publishing Agreement


Since the turn of the century, the global video game business has grown at a rapid pace and in a manner that many view as…

January 16, 2023

Commercial Puffery or False Advertising? – The Boundary Lines for the Use of Superlative Claims


Consumers readily associate Red Bull energy drink with the slogan "Red Bull Gives You Wings," but most consumers do not actually believe they will grow…

January 4, 2023

Converting a Representative Office into a Branch Office


In April 2021, the Ministry of Economic Affairs revised certain rules relating to the formation of branch offices. One of the major changes now allows…

December 20, 2022

Will I Waive my Right to Claim Trademark Infringement by Being Silent About Counterfeit Products?


For trademark owners, counterfeiting has always been a very troubling issue. Sometimes, even if a company knows that counterfeit goods are circulating on the market…

December 13, 2022

Can Video Game Developers State That They Will Provide a “High Likelihood” of Winning Prize Items in Their Advertisements?


In a bid to induce gamers to purchase games or in-game treasures, video game developers have historically employed the language of “a high likelihood of…

Doing Business in Taiwan 101


According to the International Trade Administration of the United States, despite being a highly developed economy, Taiwan’s GDP still grew by 6.57 percent in 2021.…

November 10, 2022

Winkler Partners seeks native English speaking Paralegal


Winkler Partners Attorneys at Law of Taiwan and Foreign Legal Affairs is seeking a native English speaking paralegal to assist our team in advising international…

November 4, 2022

What should you know about food labeling in Taiwan?


When food and beverage products enter the Taiwanese market, is it advisable to use labeling in the original language only, or can you just translate…

October 18, 2022

Winkler Partners Receives Validation by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)


Winkler Partners has long been concerned about climate change and global warming and has voluntarily committed and strived to reduce carbon emissions. We obtained verification…

October 17, 2022

Update on the Minimum Wage for 2023


The Executive Yuan ratified and passed a proposal to adjust the minimum wage, beginning 1 January 2023, from TWD25,250 to TWD26,400 (c. USD 865) per month and from…

September 6, 2022

Winkler Partners seeks Community & Communications Coordinator


Winkler Partners Attorneys at Law of Taiwan and Foreign Legal Affairs is seeking a community and communications professional to lead the firm’s social and environmental…

July 4, 2022

Protection of the right to self-determination at the end of life – the Patient Right to Autonomy Act


The Patient Right to Autonomy Act came into force on January 6, 2019. The purpose of this legislation is to protect the patient's right to…

June 21, 2022

Climate Change Efforts in Taiwan


The Paris Agreement or Paris Climate Accords is an international treaty on climate change.  It was adopted in 2015 and came into force on November…

May 5, 2022

Winkler Partners Achieves Carbon Neutral Certification for 2021


To address the issues of climate change and global warming, Winkler Partners Attorneys at Law has voluntarily chosen to follow the PAS 2060:2014 carbon neutrality…

April 21, 2022

Electronic Signatures in Taiwan Update


In July 2021, we first wrote about the validity of electronic signatures in the context of cross-border transaction agreements and other closing documents in an…

February 15, 2022