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Google Remembers Your Dark Past: Can I Claim the “Right to be Forgotten” in Taiwan?


Many people might have had the experience of searching up their own names on the Internet. These web searches give us the means to dig…

May 13, 2024

WP Contributes to Taiwan Chapter in Practical Law’s Terminating Licenses of IP Rights


Our team, including Ling-ying Hsu and Yi-kai Chen, contributed to the Taiwan Chapter of Practical Law's Practice Note on Terminating Licenses of IP Rights. This…

April 29, 2024

Is it Legal for Companies to Receive Cryptocurrencies from Individuals to Assist them with Trading in Taiwan?


In recent years, investing in cryptocurrency has become a trend. Countless companies are riding this wave by assisting customers with navigating the cryptocurrency landscape, attempting…

April 23, 2024

WP Contributes to Taiwan Chapter in Practical Law’s Employment Guide


Our Partner, Christine Chen, contributed to the Taiwan chapter of Practical Law’s Employment and Employee Benefits Global Guide. The 2024 edition presents a comprehensive overview…

April 16, 2024

Legal Update: Amendment to the Personal Data Protection Act


Due to the rampant rise of scams and fraud in recent years, the Executive Yuan has responded by publishing version 1.5 of the government’s next-generation…

March 26, 2024

Three Tips When Drafting Franchise Non-Compete Provisions in Taiwan


Many of our international clients looking to bring a foreign brand they own into the Taiwan market do so using a franchise model. We have…

March 22, 2024

Legal Update: Amendment to the Gender Equality in Employment Act Establishes More Robust Complaint System


At the end of May 2023, Taiwan’s #MeToo movement erupted because of several incidents of workplace sexual harassment. This revealed that the supervision and complaint…

March 8, 2024

2024 Summer Internship


Winkler Partners is looking for a legal intern for summer 2024. Current students who are enrolled in law school programs outside of Taiwan are encouraged…

March 1, 2024

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 bottom…

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 licensees benefit from established brand recognition…

December 21, 2023

WP represents a third of the world’s biggest brands


Interbrand has released its 100 Best Global Brands list for 2023. Winkler Partners represents over one-third of the brands that made the list for this…

December 6, 2023

Cinco Cosas Que Debes Saber Sobre Sociedades Limitadas en Taiwán


This is a Spanish translation of our English article “5 Things to Know about Taiwan Limited Companies”, which you can find here. Esta es la…

December 5, 2023

The TFTC Abandons the Disposal Directions (Guidelines) on Extraterritorial Mergers


Whether foreign companies were required to make a merger control filing with the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission (“TFTC”) in respect of extraterritorial mergers was previously…

November 7, 2023

Taiwan Courts to Introduce AI-Assisted Judgment Drafting


To alleviate the workload of judges and enhance the efficiency of trials, the Judicial Yuan (Taiwan’s judicial authority) has commissioned Chunghwa Telecom to develop an…

November 1, 2023

Key Issues in Taiwan Supply Chain Management


The Winkler corporate team represents both local Taiwan manufacturers and foreign product purchasers. We draft and review manufacturing and supply agreements on a routine basis.…

October 31, 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 conceptual similarities? This…

September 20, 2023