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Tai E International Patent & Law Office
9th Floor., No. 112
Sec. 2, Chang-An E. Rd.
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Managing Partner


Mediator, registered 2013
Patent Attorney, admitted 2008
Trademark Agent, registered 2005
Arbitrator, qualified 2003
Professional Engineer in Industrial Sanitation, qualified 1998
Patent Agent, admitted 1998

Honors and Recognitions
-Asia IP Experts (2013~2018)
-“50 Patent Lawyers You Should Know” Asia IP, Vol. 6 Issue 3, March 2014
-AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers-A Guide to Asia-Pacific’s leading Lawyers (2007~2018), “Leading Lawyer”
2007~2017 and “Market-leading Lawyer” in 2018
-“Ranked Lawyers-Band 1” in Taiwan, Intellectual Property: Patent & Trade Mark Agents Asia-Pacific,
Chambers Global 2018 & 2019
-a leading practitioner in Taiwan, China Law & Practice Annual Review (2014)
-IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners (2013~2018), Intellectual Asset Management
-IP Luminaries 2007/8, August 2007
-Guide to the Leading Patent Law Practitioners, 7th(2007)~12th(2017) editions, Managing Intellectual Property
-IP Stars Handbook_Patent (2014~2018), Managing Intellectual Property
-IP Stars Handbook_Trade Mark & Copyright (2014~2018), Managing Intellectual Property
-Intellectual property-Leading individual in Taiwan, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018
-Who’s Who Legal: Patents 2014~2017.
-WIPR Leaders: Patents 2017 & 2018
-WTR 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals (2015~2019), World trademark Review
-Honorary Schoolmate, National Chen-Gung University in Taiwan, Dept. Life Science (inducted 2017)
-Outstanding Volunteer Award 2017 & 2018, the Intellectual Property Office, Ministry of Economic Affairs

Teaching Position/Competency
2003-2005 Adjunct Assistant Professor of Shih Shin University, Taiwan
Since 2018 Qualified Seed Teacher for Intangible Assets Valuation in Taiwan

Invited Journal Reviewer
Since 2010 “Chinese Medicine” (a “BioMed Central” journal)

Public Affairs
2007, 2009, 2011~2014 Judge of the “Taipei Biotech Award,” Taipei City Government
2011 Counselor, government-funded program “Research Project on Issues Related to the Patent
Attorney Act”
2010 Examining Committee, “Intellectual Property Practitioners Certification,” Taiwan Intellectual
Property Training Academy
2010 Consultant, “2010 Biotech Industry Upgrade Program,” Taipei City Government
Since 2009 pro bono consultant services on IP information at the Intellectual Property Office, Ministry of
Economic Affairs
2004 pro bono consultant at the Administrative Appeals Commission, Taipei City Government
2003 General Counselor, government-funded “Research Project on Biotech-related Invention
2002 Panel Expert, government-funded “Research Project on the Patent Examination Guidelines for
Chinese Traditional Medicine-related Inventions”
2001-2002 Panel Expert, government-funded “Research Project on the Patent Examination Guidelines for
Living Organism-related Inventions


English, Chinese


American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI)
Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA)
Councillor, 55th & 56th (current); Taiwan Group Councillor, 11th~16th (current)
Chinese Arbitration Association (CAA); CAA Mediation Center (since 2013)
European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA)
Fédération Internationale de Conseils en Propriété Intellectuelle (FICPI)
International Bar Association (IBA)
International Trademark Association (INTA), representative
Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), representative
Licensing Executives Society International (LESI), LES Chinese Taipei
Association of European Trade Mark Owners (MARQUES)
Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group (PTMG)
ROC (Taiwan) Patent Attorneys Association
Councillor, 2nd & 4th (current); Founder & Preparatory Committee Member (2009)


LL.B., National Taiwan University, Taiwan
M. Sc. (Microbiology & Immunology), National Taiwan University, Taiwan
B. Sc. (Biology), National Chen-Gung University, Taiwan