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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

WP ranked as top IP firm


Winkler Partners has been ranked as a top tier firm for intellectual property by the World Trademark Review. Only three law firms in Taiwan appear…

March 10, 2020

WP recommended by the Legal 500


Four of Winkler Partners' practice areas have been recommended by The Legal 500 as part of their research into legal service providers in the Asia…

January 31, 2020

Legal issues to consider when choosing a SaaS business model


For companies offering software solutions to clients, one of the earliest and most important decisions will be whether to adopt a business model based on…

January 7, 2020

Labor Incident Act: three takeaways for employers


Taiwan’s Labor Incident Act (“LIA”) was announced on 5 December 2018 and will come into force on 1 January 2020.[1] The core principles of the…

December 27, 2019

WP commits to net zero by 2030


Today, Winkler Partners is joining over 500 certified B Corporations around the world committing to accelerate the reduction of our greenhouse gas emissions to reach…

December 11, 2019

Peter Dernbach receives inaugural INTA Service Award for a Better Society


Pictured: INTA Service Award winners and INTA representatives at the Leadership Meeting held in Austin Peter Dernbach, Coordinating Partner of Winkler Partners, recently received the…

December 3, 2019

Closed companies: still a useful option?


We published an article last year highlighting the amendments to Taiwan’s Company Act (the “Act”) which came into effect on November 1, 2018.  The changes…

December 2, 2019