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Exploring statistics at the Taiwan Intellectual Property Court: part IV administrative litigation


Having highlighted some interesting statistics regarding civil judgements rendered by the Intellectual Property Court (“IP Court”) in the previous section of this report, we turn now to…

February 19, 2021

WP featured in article on family-friendly work environments


Winkler Partners’ child friendly policies were recently featured in an article by Social Enterprise Insights that looked at how businesses in Taiwan can do more…

February 17, 2021

WP welcomes new associates


Megan Chiu joins Winkler Partners as a Compliance Specialist, assisting clients establish Taiwan entities, handling company registration and compliance issues, and assisting foreign professionals apply for…

February 4, 2021

WP achieves carbon neutrality


Winkler Partners is today announcing that we have achieved carbon neutrality for 2020 through reducing our emissions, purchasing green energy credits, and offsetting what we…

January 13, 2021

A new positive patent examination program for startups


Lack of funds and tangible assets is a common problem for startups, and one which often proves fatal. To address this issue, Taiwan began promoting…

January 4, 2021

WP welcomes new associates


Winkler Partners recently welcomed several new members to our legal team. Yi-Kai Chen advises domestic and international clients with enforcement and conflict resolution matters, often those…

December 22, 2020

Exploring statistics at the Taiwan Intellectual Property Court: part III civil litigation


In this part of our report (previous parts one and two are here), we look at civil judgments rendered by the Intellectual Property Court (“IP Court”) and analyze statistics…

December 17, 2020

Enforcing foreign judgments in Taiwan


In June 2020, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed a U.S. $439 million judgment against Taiwan-based technology company Quanta Storage…

November 30, 2020

Impact investing in Taiwan


Impact investing challenges the traditional view that (i) social and environmental issues are best solved through philanthropy and government policy and (ii) market investments should…

November 12, 2020

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