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Top Team International Patent & Trademark Office
3F-2, NO. 3-2, PARK ST

Taiwan > Intellectual property

The patent and trademark office at Top Team International Patent & Trademark Office is a highly capable outfit specialising in global patent drafting, patent and trademark prosecution, patent strategy development, and litigation support. Catering to multinational clients in Taiwan, the US, Europe, and in particular, Japan, the firm is a well regarded for its contentious and non-contentious IP work. Henry C.W Hong focuses on operations management and patent strategy development in the technology sector, while Lydia Wong brings decades of experience to her leadership of the trademark department. Peggy Wu, chairperson of International Affair Committee of the Taiwan Patent Attorneys Association, is an expert in worldwide patent prosecution. Jessica T.C Chen focuses on patentability, non-infringement, and invalidity opinion letters for semiconductor and material science manufacturers.

Practice head(s):

Henry Hong; Peggy Wu; Jessica T.C. Chen; Lydia Wong


‘TopTeam is one of the best IP firms in Asia that I have worked with for many years. The firm truly understands the needs of clients as well as the value of IP, and delivers their services according to every clients’ expectations. From my experience the firm is particularly strong in the Electronics and High-Tech space.’

‘Peggy Wu is one of the most well-known patent attorneys in Taiwan. In-house Counsels in companies in Taiwan often told me that any firms who wants a person to run an IP firm brilliantly should have Peggy on their team. I have worked with Peggy for many years and have had also recommended Peggy to other attorneys other countries. Peggy is extremely responsive and expects the team to takes pride in their role in delivery brilliant client services.’

Key clients

Media Tek

Christopher Ward


Media Tek

Christopher Ward


Work highlights

  • Assisting MediaTek on a wide range of patents prosecution matters.
  • Represented Christopher Ward, a British watch maker, in a trademark invalidation case.
  • Acted as local counsel for FoodPanda in the prosecution, enforcement, and dispute of their trademark and trade dress rights.

TOP TEAM International Patent & Trademark Office (TOPTEAM) is one of the largest and most reputable specialty IP firms in Taiwan. With a staff of over 190, the firm provides services in all aspects of IP rights protection and has helped its clients secure tens of thousands of IP rights in Taiwan, the US, Europe, Japan, and other major markets, since 1985.

TOPTEAM is well-known for its capabilities of patent drafting as well as worldwide patent prosecution. Each year, more than 3,000 patent applications filed in Taiwan and abroad, covering various high tech sectors.

TOPTEAM has built a strong reputation in the areas of chemicals, specialty materials, bio tech, pharma, mechanical and industrial designs. The firm’s core service team is made of nearly 80 professionals, including 33 patent attorneys, agents, and attorneys at law, from diverse technical backgrounds.

Our proven expertise, practice experiences, and work ethic enable us to assist clients in handling complex cases, challenging situations, and delicate issues.

On top of the outstanding prosecution performance, our services in support of other IPR aspects are equally powerful. We advise on IP strategy planning, from filing, licensing, trade secret managing, company IP management, to dispute resolution proceedings.

TOPTEAM also specializes in Design strategy. In addition to the filing strategy for clients’ design applications in various countries, our firm also helps European and US clients plan their design filing strategies for relevant matters in Taiwan.

TOPTEAM’s Trademark department is led by knowledgeable and skilled attorneys with substantial civil and administrative litigation expertise. This enables us to draw up a commercially sensible and cost-effective solution with clients seeking practical advice on trademark portfolio management and enforcement, online brand protection, and taking adequate measures to curb infringements of any sort.

Our attorneys also counsels on copyright law issues in a wide variety of fields. Image licensing is one of our fortes.

At TOPTEAM, we genuinely listen to clients’ need and concerns, and team up together to safeguard their brand identity, reputation and market distinction connected to their marks. We work with businesses of various scales, from start-ups, and SMEs through world leading companies, across electronics, IC design, energy,  entertainment, sporting goods, clothing, internet markets, online food ordering, and the press, among other industry sectors.


Firm Leadership Henry C.W.
Patent, Biotech and Pharmaceutical Peggy Wu, Katrina
Patent, Semiconductors and Displays Jessica T.C.
Patent, Mechanical and Consumer devices Nick Tung, Tsung-Kai
Patent, Chemical and Material Science Esmond Lin, David
Trademark and IP Dispute Resolution Lydia
Translation Mei-Chun
Jessica T.C. Chen photoMs Jessica T.C. ChenExecutive Director Patent Attorney
Henry C.W Hong photoMr Henry C.W HongOwner and President
Nick Tung photoMr Nick TungExecutive Senior Tech. Manager
Mei-Chun Wang photoMs Mei-Chun WangSenior Executive Manager
Lydia Wong photoMs Lydia WongPrincipal Attorney at Law
Peggy Wu photoMs Peggy WuExecutive Director
Number of Patent Attorneys and Agents : 27
Number of Attorneys at Law : 3
Number of Patent Engineers : 50
Number of Staff : 190
Taiwan Patent Attorneys Association (TWPAA)
Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propri?t? Industrielle (AIPPI)
International Trademark Association (INTA)
Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA)
Licensing Executives Society Chinese Taipei (LESCT)
International Bar Association (IBA)
Taiwan Bar Association (TWBA)
Taiwan Trademark Association (TAA)

冠群國際特許商標事務所(TOP TEAM)は1985年に創設されました。知的財産制度を運用する社会的環境が未整備であった時期から成熟の段階へと移行する台湾国内の変化と同期して、当事務所は数度にわたる調整と変革を経て組織を拡大していきながら、経営理念と発展の方向を確立させました。現在は、草創期の小規模形態から、スタッフ約205名を抱える規模の事務所にまで成長しました。