Well known in Taiwan for his IP litigation work spanning more than a decade, Gary has argued numerous cases before every level of Taiwan’s courts and has even obtained several landmark decisions before Taiwan’s Intellectual Property and Supreme Courts.
Gary’s clients include some of the world’s most recognizable brands, including one of the world’s largest retail brands, many global high-tech companies, a European sporting goods brand locked in a decades-long battle with a Taiwanese rival, an energy drink manufacturer, and a luxury jewelry brand. In recent years, he has also actively lobbied the Taiwan Intellectual Property Office to help obtain important revisions to local IP laws to the benefit of IP owners.
Gary regularly advises international content companies on trademark, copyright and other intellectual property rights issues in Taiwan and around the world, and supports clients with civil, criminal and administrative IP litigation. He has also advised clients in the areas of artists/sports sponsorship, brokerage contracts and anti-trust cases involving the operations of Taiwanese firms in the U.S.
Gary is a passionate, thorough and creative litigator. He always tries to think out of box, utilizing new strategies and has successfully employed many non-traditional arguments in his cases. Having appeared before most of the judges on Taiwan’s intellectual property court, Gary is deeply familiar with the nuances of judicial thinking of many of the judges on a wide variety of intellectual property issues.
Gary is admitted to practice in Taiwan and speaks Mandarin Chinese and English.