Next Generation Partners

TMT in Taiwan

Baker McKenzie

Baker McKenzie’s TMT practice caters to a diverse range of domestic and multinational clients across a number of industries, advising them on all aspects of TMT law including encryption, content provider agreements, dispute resolution, copyright infringement and regulatory compliance. The firm makes use of the close integration of its departments to specialise in complex M&A transactions within the TMT space. Henry Chang leads the department with over 35 years’ cross-border litigation experience and is dual-US and -Taiwan qualified. Louis Hsieh is central to the practice, advising on pre-merger filings and high-value capital transactions, with experience representing clients before the Fair Trade Commission and Supreme Court.

Practice head(s):

Henry Chang

Other key lawyers:

Louis Hsieh

Key clients

Delta Electronics

AAPC Singapore Pte. Ltd.

Sony Corporation (2 case matters)

Home Box Office (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Denso Corporation

Onvoy, LLC

Mastercard Inc.

Thai Oil

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

Catering to an impressive body of high-profile domestic telecoms companies, as well as multinational streaming and social media giants, Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law handles a broad range of contentious and non-contentious work in the TMT space. Ken-Ying Tseng leads the department with a focus on personal data protection, e-commerce, artificial intelligence, fintech, OTT, cybersecurity and broadcasting. Vick Chien routinely handles license applications, as well as representing clients in civil and administrative litigations, particularly against the national communication commission (NCC) and antitrust regulators. The firm also has a keen focus on policy formulation, regularly carrying out research projects for government bodies and contributing the drafting of legislation.

Practice head(s):

Ken-Ying Tseng

Other key lawyers:

Vick Chien


‘Vick Chien is an all-round legal professional with business acumen; he knows the latest technology and the relevant business application well; he has good communication skill and understand client’s needs.’

Key clients

Far Eastone Telecommunications, Co., Ltd.

LINE Corporation

AGB Nielsen Media Research


Coupang Inc.


NETFLIX Services Taiwan Limited


KuoBrothers Corp.

Taiwan Network Information Center




Work highlights

  • Assisted Chunghwa Telecom and Asia Pacific Telecom in their merger filing.
  • Assisted Far Eastone Telecommunications, Co., Ltd. in its merger transaction with APT.
  • Assisted Coupang Inc. in establising a local subsidiary in Taiwan, advising on licensing, labour law, e-commerce regulations, and payment and privacy issues.

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

Tsar & Tsai Law Firm is regularly trusted by a diverse body of domestic clients across a broad spectrum of TMT-related industries, advising on trade secrets, data protection, tax, corporate structuring, and labour law. US-qualified CH Chen brings experience in cross-broader acquisitions and dispute resolution cases, while seasoned litigator Jeanne Wang regularly advises high tech companies on IP and antitrust-related disputes. Yvonne Liu focuses on corporate, M&A and capital market transactions within the TMT space, while Vincent Lin advises on a broad range of corporate matters. The firm has enjoyed recent success handling trade secrets mandates for Micron Technology.

Other key lawyers:

CH Chen; Jeanne Wang; Yvonne Liu; Vincent Lin

Key clients

Micron Technology, Inc.

Chang Chun Plastics Co., Ltd.

Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

Applied Materials Taiwan, Ltd.

HP. Inc.

FiscalNote Inc.

Apple Daily News

Alibaba Group

Work highlights

  • Represented Micron Technology Inc. and Micron Memory Taiwan in their indictment against United Microelectronics Corporation and its three employees for unlawful acquisition, disclosure and use Micron’s trade secrets.
  • Represented Micron Technology, Inc. and its Taiwan subsidiary in its criminal complaint against five former employees for the defendants’ misappropriation of trade secrets.
  • Represented Chang Chun Plastics Co., Ltd. in its criminal complaint against its former employees for the defendant’s misappropriation of trade secrets.


Catering to clients needs in tech, media, and e-commerce, Eiger acts for some of the world’s most recognisable publishing companies, luxury goods retailers, automobile manufacturers and technology companies. The firm is also routinely mandated by international firms who do not have a presence in Taiwan in handling complex TMT issues on their behalf. Europe-focused clients benefit from the firm’s close ties with Europe and its expertise in EU corporate law. John Eastwood leads the department with a focus on e-commerce, advertising and data protection, for international luxury fashion brands, and handles a broad spectrum of corporate issues for technology, telecommunications, and media companies. Heather Hsiao regularly advises medical technology companies and electronics manufacturers in their data protection matters. Holly Chu and Nathan Snyder are recommended at the associate level.

Practice head(s):

John Eastwood; Heather Hsiao

Other key lawyers:

Holly Chu; Nathan Snyder


‘Very capable lawyers that understand the legal questions and challenges of clients of European origin. Very good understanding of the automotive sector, eCommerce, IoT. A firm for any client with international issues in the field of digitalisation.’

‘John Eastwood is outstanding in a TMT capacity.’

‘The lawyers at Eiger have a deep industry knowledge of technology issues, and are pragmatic, commercial and helpful.’

Key clients

North American ad technology company

Sony Interactive Entertainment Taiwan

Leading American biotech company

Hogan Lovells (instructing firm)

Mayer Brown (instructing firm)

Major gaming company

Fintech company

Major Indian multinational

Alternative energy technology company

Famous video conferencing company

Work highlights

  • Advised Santera on their acquisition of significant Phoenix Technologies’ R&D presence, the setup of aTaiwanese entity, and the transfer of significant intellectual-property holdings.

Jones Day

With market leading M&A capabilities, Jones Day’s TMT department is well equipped to assist clients across the full spectrum of TMT-related industries in high-value, cross-border corporate transactions. The firm is also adept at handling strategic investments and regulatory compliance. Tommy Chen leads the department with 25 years’ corporate law experience and expertise in tech licensing and transfers. He is joined by corporate transactional expert John Lin and Raymond Wang, who routinely advises tech and telecom companies on a wide range of financial mandates. Associates Jeffrey Wang and Peggy Lee are also key members of the team.

Practice head(s):

Tommy Chen; John Lin

Other key lawyers:

Raymond Wang; Jeffrey Wang; Peggy Lee

Key clients

Yulon Group

Taiwan Cement Corporation

VIA Technologies, Inc.

Catcher Technology Co., Ltd.

Albaugh, LLC

Dyaco International Inc.

Gigamedia Ltd.

Qisda Corporation

Guo Ju Law Firm

In addition to acting for domestic corporate clients, Guo Ju Law Firm are regular advisers to government agencies and public bodies on the drafting of public policy in the TMT space. With specific focus on cyber security, electronic payments and cloud computing, the firm is an effective administrative outfit serving client’s transactional needs. Registered patent attorney Paul Chu is well versed in digital technology issues, personal data protection and general TMT-based dispute resolution. Ingrid Tsai is also a key contact.

Practice head(s):

Paul Chu; Ingrid Tsai

Key clients

AuthMe Co., Ltd.

HereWeBit Ltd.

Taiwan-CA Inc.

Information Service Industry Association of R.O.C. (CISA)

Chunghwa Telecom

Taipei Computer Association

Department of Commerce, MOEA

Environmental Protection Administration

Digital Governance Association

Taiwan Digital TransformationPromote Alliance

Ministry of the Interior

Microprogram Information Co.,Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Assisted the Ministry of Education in establishing the operative procedure of inspection of cyber security and other related system.
  • Assisted the Environmental Protection Administration on the establishment of it “green points” incentive programme.

Innovatus Law

Along with government agencies and financial institutions,Innovatus Law’s diverse client portfolio also includes high-street retailers, e-commerce shopping websites and Online-to-Offline platform service providers. The team is well integrated with the firm’s IP and corporate outfits, which benefits corporate tech clients in complex multi-issue matters. Jamie Yang leads the department and is well regarded for her IP work in the TMT space. Tsai-Wen Yang focuses on data protection, electronic payment and digital signature, as well as regulatory compliance.

Practice head(s):

Jamie C Yang; Tsai-Wen Yang

LCS & Partners

A strong domestic firm with cross-border capabilities, LCS & Partners is trusted by a range of large-scale multinational tech companies operating in Greater China. The team cater to the full spectrum of clients’ needs within the TMT space, including general corporate, restructuring, regulatory compliance, investment, license/permit application, M&A and IP strategy. The firm is well placed to cater to the emerging blockchain industry, as well as the growing emphasis on the metaverse within existing corporate strategies. US qualified Pijan Wu leads the team with decades’ experience in contentious and non-contentious work for TMT clients, while Arthur Chang focuses on fintech and the sharing economy. Margaret Huang and Weita Liao are also key contacts.

Practice head(s):

Pijan Wu; Arthur Chang

Other key lawyers:

Margaret Huang; Weita Liao

Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law

Serving both domestic and foreign clients, Lin & Partners Attorneys-At-Law routinely advises on a host of contentious and non-contentious matters in the TMT space. US-qualified George Lin leads the department with expertise in fintech, cryptocurrency, and blockchain, while also advising clients on regulatory compliance. David Lee  brings his considerable financial experience to the practice, serving clients in gaming and gambling. Also a financial expert, Kaiju Lee focuses on e-commerce and online banking, as well as advising on M&A transactions in the technology sector. Associate Henry Lin is recommended for his work in fintech and cryptocurrency.

Practice head(s):

George Lin; David Lee; Kaiju Lee

Other key lawyers:

Henry Lin

Key clients

National Communications Commission