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WP represents a third of the world’s biggest brands for a fifth year running


Interbrand has released its 100 Best Global Brands list for 2020. Winkler Partners represents a third of the brands that made the list for this…

October 30, 2020

PRC investment in Taiwan – things you need to know


Due to the complicated political relationship between the People’s Republic of China (the “PRC”) and the Republic of China (“Taiwan”), Taiwan authorities subject investments from…

September 29, 2020

How Taiwan’s TAICCA is supporting creative industries


Taiwan Creative Content Agency (TAICCA) is a new government institute under the Ministry of Culture aimed at catalyzing the development of Taiwan’s cultural and creative…

August 24, 2020

WP welcomes new associates


Winkler Partners recently welcomed new members to our legal team. Helen Chen‘s practice focuses on helping clients protect their intellectual property rights, assisting them with…

August 4, 2020

Five important issues to consider when investing in or partnering with Taiwanese companies


Whether forming a joint venture company with a Taiwan partner or making an investment in an existing Taiwan company, we strongly recommend clients give careful…

July 28, 2020

Exploring statistics at the Taiwan Intellectual Property Court: part II litigation


After taking a look at the caseload of Taiwan’s Intellectual Property Court (“IP Court”) in part one, we now focus on the number of litigation cases…

July 21, 2020

An update on Taiwan’s regulatory fintech sandbox


The regulatory sandbox was set up in Taiwan two years ago. The Financial Supervisory Committee (FSC) announced that since then, there have been 13 applications…

June 22, 2020

Exploring statistics at the Taiwan Intellectual Property Court: part I overview


Since its inception in 2008, the Intellectual Property Court (“IP Court”) has heard thousands of civil, criminal and administrative actions concerning Intellectual Property Rights (“IPR”).…

May 28, 2020

2019 Environmental Report


Since our founding, Winkler Partners has aimed to reduce our negative impact on the natural environment, while looking for meaningful ways where we can create…

May 15, 2020

#Metoo Taiwan: how to handle sexual harassment cases at work


The #Metoo movement has increased people’s awareness of sexual harassment in the workplace. By law, companies have an obligation to create safe work environments and…

May 7, 2020

Partner Greg Buxton takes part in Covid-19 webinar


On Thursday, 30 April, partner Greg Buxton took part in a webinar titled “The New Economic Normal? Assessing the Immediate and Longer-term Prospects for Asian Economies Post…

May 6, 2020

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…

April 23, 2020

Covid-19 measures for Taiwan employees and the self-employed announced


In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Taiwan government has announced subsidy programs for impacted employees and the self-employed. This article was updated on…

April 9, 2020

Winkler Partners joins 75 Taiwan companies in announcing a climate emergency


For many years, Winkler Partners has taken action to reduce the negative impact on our environment. In 2004, we set up a Green Office, to…

March 31, 2020

Tips on entering into agreements with Taiwanese companies


Foreign parties entering into contracts with Taiwanese entities are often surprised by the simplicity of the proposed terms. While contracts drawn up between two Western…

March 24, 2020

Working in Taiwan as a creative professional part II: the Employment Gold Card for special professionals in culture and the arts


This is the second of two FAQs on how creative professionals can live and work in Taiwan after the Act for the Recruitment and Employment…

March 17, 2020