Firm Profile > TopTeam International Patent & Trademark Office > Taipei, Taiwan

TopTeam International Patent & Trademark Office
3F-2, NO. 3-2, PARK ST
NANGANG DIST
TAIPEI CITY 115
Taiwan

Intellectual property Tier 2

Boutique IP firm TopTeam International Patent & Trademark Office is particularly well known for patent drafting and global patent prosecution. The team handles matters for clients in industries such as semiconductors, pharmaceuticals, energy, chemicals, and software and IT. The practice is headed by Henry C.W Hong, global patent and design prosecution specialist Peggy WuLydia Wong, Jonathan Yen, Jessica T.C Chen, Nick Tung and Mei-Chun Wang. Other notable individuals include semiconductor specialist Esmond Lin, Yung-Ning Hu, who has experience in US patent litigation, and patent attorney David Wang.

Testimonials

The team has a strong technical background and an excellent work product

‘Peggy Wu has profound legal and technical expertise’

Key clients

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Sunco Corporation

NGK INSULATORS, LTD

Daifuku Co., Ltd.

NEC Corporation

TDK Corporation

TSMC

MediaTek

ADI

TDK Taiwan

VIA Taiwan

Acer

Winbond

Liteon

TOPTEAM International Patent & Trademark Office is one of the largest and most reputable specialty IP firms in Taiwan. Founded in 1985, the firm is best known for its capability of patent drafting and global patent prosecution and has helped its clients secure tens of thousands of patents in Taiwan, the US, Europe, Japan, and other foreign countries.

TOPTEAM, with a staff of nearly 200, is led by its founder, Mr. Henry C.W. Hong, and the managing committee. The firm provides services in all aspects of IP rights protection, including patent specification drafting and translating; patent, trademark and integrated circuit layout rights filing and prosecution; re-examinations, reissues and interference proceeding filing and other post-grant prosecution; IP rights maintaining, monitoring and enforcement; and litigation, legal opinions and consulting.

The firm offers its clients personalized, professional-quality, timely, and cost-effective solutions, serving a host of industries and institutions in Taiwan and overseas. TOPTEAM’s highly qualified IP attorneys, lawyers, and patent engineers (mostly with an advanced graduate degree) are well-versed in the fields of semiconductors, displays, mechanical engineering, biotech, pharmaceuticals, life science, chemistry, material science, electronics, circuit design, electrical engineering, consumer and medical devices, communication, software, computer science, and IC layout and business methods.

Most staff members are graduates from top universities, and the remainder have over a decade of practical experience in their respective fields. Further all are multilingual. The firm’s IP specialists and senior patent engineers own vast experience in the legal and technical aspects of IP writings, so they can provide accurate and quality translations, particularly between Chinese (traditional or simplified) and English or Japanese.

To adequately support its personnel in striving for excellence in all they do, TOPTEAM broadly invests in staff development programs and IT systems, and continuously optimizes its quality control mechanisms. The firm also carefully selects and regularly assesses foreign associate law firms with stringent criteria to ensure its cross-border IP services are delivered based on the most recent developments in the jurisdictions of interest.

TOPTEAM takes great pride in its long-standing client relationships and continuous positive word-of-mouth referrals. New clients are mostly referred by its existing clients. The firm has been representing domestic and international businesses and organizations, including world-leading high-tech companies, major manufacturers, key players in diverse businesses, prominent academic institutions, public sectors, media, entertainment companies, sports entities, retailers, start-ups and customer service companies.

Department Name Email Telephone
Firm Leadership Henry C.W. Hong
Patent, Semiconductors and Displays Jessica T.C. Chen
Patent, Biotech and Pharmaceutical Peggy Wu, Katrina Wu
Patent, Electronics and Circuit Design, Communication, Software and Computer Science, Integrated Circuit Layout Jonathan Yen, C.A. Chen
Patent, Mechanical and Consumer devices Nick Tung, Tsung-Kai Lin
Patent, Chemical and Material Science Esmond Lin, David Wang
Trademark and IP Dispute Resolution Lydia Wong
Integrated Circuit Layout Jonathan Yen, Dennis Wu
Translation Mei-Chun Wang
Photo Name Position Profile
Ms Jessica T.C Chen  photo Ms Jessica T.C Chen
Mr Henry C.W Hong  photo Mr Henry C.W Hong
Mr Nick Tung  photo Mr Nick Tung
Ms Mei-Chun Wang  photo Ms Mei-Chun Wang
Ms Lydia Wong QC photo Ms Lydia Wong QC
Ms Peggy Wu  photo Ms Peggy Wu
Mr Jonathan Yen  photo Mr Jonathan Yen
Number of Patent Attorneys : 29
Number of Attorneys at Law : 3
Number of Patent Engineers : 61
Number of Staff : 186
Englisch
Chinese
Japanese
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)

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