Asian Pacific Int’l Patent & Trademark Office was founded in 1974, we have dedicated to promote the importance of intellectual property rights worldwide and introduced international IP systems to Taiwanese since foundation. With offices in three major cities in New Taipei City, Taichung and Kaohsiung, we provide Intellectual Property Services to domestic and foreign clients, ranging from large corporations, government organizations, educational institutions and individuals. After 4 decades of commitment, we are ranked in the top group of IP law firms in Taiwan, and are highly recommended in relevant expertise both domestically and internationally.
The efforts we’ve made in IP territory built us a well-known reputation and brought us opportunities to represent government organizations and educational institutions. We have earned trust from our clients and become their first choice by providing services tailored to each of their needs. For clients who are seeking for IP protections in Taiwan, China and Hong Kong, we make the relevant procedures easier and cost-effective with professional management at every step.
Our specialized practices include Patent, Trademark, Industrial Design & Copyright. Attorneys exclusively practice intellectual property law, including Taiwan, China, foreign patents, trademarks, copyrights, and related litigations. We can assist you in IP related matters from filing applications to trial proceedings.
We very much look forward to the opportunities to work with you and your clients, please visit our website www.asianpacific.asia for any information you may need. If a detail consultation is needed, please contact us with your enquiries via Email to the following: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Tsar & Tsai Law Firm is a leading law firm in Taiwan providing legal services to local and foreign clients on all aspects of commercial transactions, and on domestic and international dispute resolution and litigation.
Tsar & Tsai has always maintained a diverse, and international character. The majority of attorneys received legal education and training both domestically and overseas in the United States, Japan and other major countries. The Firm’s clientele includes many multinational enterprises and local listed companies. The Firm can deliver legal services to foreign clients in fluent English and Japanese.
In additional to the main office in Taipei, Tsar & Tsai has a branch office in the Hsinchu Science-Based Industrial Park to provide clients in high-tech industry with timely and high quality legal services. Staffed with a team of highly qualified lawyers and professionals, the Hsinchu Branch Office gives clients prompt access to a broad spectrum of capabilities. When needed, the branch office can call on resources across the firm to assist in dealing with sophisticated legal issues and disputes.
Tsar & Tsai has been representing and consulted by international and domestic clients in various industries including pharmaceutical, biotechnology, electrical, mechanical, IT and fashion design luxury industries for IP related matters including patent law, trademark law, copyright law for decades. The IP Department of this Firm, including Patent Department and Trademark Department, with sophisticated attorneys, full time in-house patent engineers, associates and IP lawyers with technical background and expertise. Based on our team work by experienced patent attorneys and engineers, the Patent Department, composing of Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical/Biotech and Procedural Management Divisions, provides the clients with our legal services on patent-related matters including filing and prosecution, search and validity analysis, infringement and freedom to operate analysis, and invalidation. The Trademark Department has been playing active role for trademark prosecution and enforcement including criminal, civil and administrative proceeding Taiwan. The IP Department provides efficient and high quality legal services which are evidenced by numerous awards and top-tier rankings by many legal publications and institutions.
Deep & Far attorneys-at-law was founded in 1992 and is dealing with all phases of laws with a focus on the practice in separate or in combination of all aspects of intellectual property rights (IPRs) including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, unfair competition, and/or licensing, counseling, litigation and/or transaction thereof.
Deep & Far prosecutes worldwide patent matters for local clients. For international or foreign clients, Deep & Far prosecutes patent matters mainly in Taiwan, and significantly in China & Hong Kong, with minor representation in Macau, Singapore, Korea & Japan.
The patent attorneys and patent engineers in Deep & Far normally hold outstanding and advanced degrees and are generally graduated from the top three universities in this country. Our prominent staffs are dedicated to provide the best quality service in IPRs in this country. As a proof, about one half of top 100 incorporations in this country have experiences of seeking patented their techniques, but more than one fifth of the top 100 incorporations has ever used services of this firm. Furthermore, Hi-Tech companies in the science-based industrial park located at Hsin Chu had ever played the most important role in booming the economy of this country. About one half of them has experiences in seeking patented their techniques, and out of more than 50% of the patent-experienced companies in that park have ever entrusted their IPR works to this firm. Certainly, we must also represent international giants, e.g. InterDigital, Gleason, Grenzebach, Beckhoff, NovaLed, BYD, Baidu, Schott Glas, MPS, Lenovo, Oppo, Cypress, Haribo, Armani, CICC, Sun Pharma, Dr. Reddy, Intercept, Torrent, Lupin, Piramal…
It is our philosophy to provide competent legal services that other firm cannot comparably provide. The necessitated ensuing problem is how we can so provide? Deep & Far so achieve by selecting, edifying and nurturing peoples who have the following personalities: learned in expertise, morally earnest and sincerely behaved in mind and strictly disciplined between give and take. It is well-believed that such properties are key factors for peoples to properly and competently behave themselves.
By the perseverance that we only do what and only perform works which enable this firm to be deep and far, Deep and Far can then equate the reality with its name.
If challenges similar to the following are desired to show our extraordinary competence, we would like to take them: (1) Sending a pending or granted patent for our comments on how we can improve its claims; (2) Sending a pending patent specification without the claims for us to draft new claims for comparison with the original claims; or (3) Sending an initial disclosure at the same time to the client’s current counsel and this firm in order to compare and find out which claim set is the better one.
Tsai Lee & Chen is a top-tier IP law firm with a 20-year history. Headquartered in Taipei, the firm employs more than 160 IP professionals and lawyers representing clients from all over the world. Our practice covers all aspects of intellectual property, including patent and trademark preparation, prosecution, portfolio management, licensing and IP litigation. The professionals at Tsai Lee & Chen provide reliable and comprehensive legal and patent services in the Greater China region, all while adhering to a strict code of professional ethics.
Firm history Founded in 1995 by Thomas Q T Tsai, Tsai Lee & Chen grew with a group of patent professionals specialized in various cutting-edge areas of technology. In the past 20 years, the firm developed at pace and quickly emerged among the giants. Now the current managing partner, Victor S.C. Lee, leads the firm alongside with other partners to continuously represent a wide range of clients in full-scope of IP protection.
Areas of specialization The firm’s patent expertise encompasses the fields of semiconductors, consumer electronics, thin-film-transistor liquid-crystal display technology, light-emitting diode technology, computer hardware and software, telecommunications, biochemistry, pharmaceuticals, mechanical and electrical engineering, business methods and information technology.
The trademark professionals are known by their detail-oriented and attentive working style. Creative thinking makes our trademark group excel, especially in overcoming office actions and handling oppositions and invalidations.
The firm also has a group of elite lawyers who constantly made landmark cases at the TIPO or the IP Court. Their expertise includes patent, trademark, copyright and unfair competition.
International experience Tsai Lee & Chen enjoys more than 1,300 networks with global IP law firms and associates, and has accumulated valuable experiences and networks in China ever since the firm was founded. The firm stays up to date with the most recent IP law developments and challenges by actively participating in international IP groups, including the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, the Asian Patent Attorneys Association, the Japan IP Association, the International Trademark Association, the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys, the Pharmaceutical Trademarks Group, the European Communities Trademark Association, the Licensing Executives Society, the Intellectual Property Owners Association and MARQUES. Such a global vision enables the firm to advise companies with cogency and convincing points, so as to save time and costs to the clients.
The firm assists both domestic and international corporations in diverse industries, as well as universities and research institutions.
Professional diversity The firm’s talented leading professionals possess diverse technical and legal backgrounds, including qualified lawyers, patent attorneys and patent agents in Taiwan, China and the United States. Integrating the efforts of an elite team, Tsai Lee & Chen can provide cost-effective patent preparation with quality work products for both Taiwan and China, and has demonstrated sophistication in both offensive and defensive IP strategies in resolving IP disputes. The firm has successfully helped many Fortune 500 companies, as well as many small and medium-sized enterprises, to bridge the gap of patent protection between their home jurisdiction and the Greater China region.
Efficiency and Quality Supported by an inhouse-customized software system, the firm is able to accommodate various demands from clients with little effort. The automation system has helped to put the electronic filing into daily practices, generates e-billing codes per clients’ preferences, and reduces the chances of human errors. The smooth automation management has significantly enhanced working efficiency and quality reliability.
Awards In recognition of the firm’s excellence, Tsai Lee & Chen has been selected as the Chambers Asia Pacific Leading Firm by Chambers & Partner, the Leading Firm - Asia Pacific by Legal 500, the Recommended Firm by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM), etc. With a personal focus, the firm’s partners Victor S.C. Lee, Candy K.Y. Chen, and Crystal Chen have been honored by various individual titles including the IP Star by MIP, one of Top 250 Women in IP by MIP, a Notable Practitioner of Chambers Asia-Pacific, one of the WIPR Leaders, etc.
Working languages The firm mainly works in Chinese. English, German and Japanese are also within the language capabilities of Tsai Lee & Chen.