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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…

January 22, 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

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…

September 13, 2023

Update on Taiwan’s Minimum Wage for 2024


Beginning 1 January 2024, the minimum wage will be adjusted from TWD26,400 to TWD27,470 (c. USD 859) per month. The rate of increase is around…

September 12, 2023
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Legal Update: Taiwan Relaxes Criteria for Hiring Foreigners


Under the Qualifications and Criteria Standards for foreigners undertaking the jobs specified under Article 46.1.1 to 46.1.6 of the Employment Service Act (“the Standards”), Article…

September 7, 2023

5 Things to Know about Taiwan Limited Companies


We often advise clients seeking to establish operations in Taiwan.  One of the first topics of discussion is often determining the optimal Taiwan business form…

September 4, 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 and Commercial Court (hereafter…

August 31, 2023

WP welcomes new associates


Winkler Partners recently welcomed new members to our legal team. George Bobyk supports our corporate, intellectual property, employment, and dispute resolution teams. He previously worked…

August 30, 2023

WP proudly sponsors the Asia Rainbow Ride


Asia Rainbow Ride allows the LGBT+ community to be active, visible, and proud — precisely how we want everyone to feel at Winkler Partners. We…

August 28, 2023