Benjamin Y. C. Li

Partner

Benjamin Y. Li is a partner at the firm’s Trademark Department. As a member of Taiwan Bar since 2002 (and a member of New York Bar since 2005), Benjamin first gravitated toward mergers and acquisitions and transactional work, representing one of the true generalist-type practices, and then becomes specialized in a variety of areas including intellectual property, securities and e-commerce laws. He focuses on the representation of leading international brands, public companies and private equity funds.

Benjamin is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese and conversational in Taiwanese and Cantonese. His speaking engagements include the Asia Business Conference at Harvard Business School (March 2010), G2E Asia (June 2010) and Foreign Issuers IPO Seminar hosted by Taipei Exchange in Bangkok (May 2012 and June 2017) and Kuala Lumpur (October 2012 and January 2018).

 

    Educational Background

    Benjamin was educated at Lincoln College, Oxford University (M.B.A.), New York University School of Law (LL.M.) and National Taipei University (LL.B., Commencement Speaker)

    Practices

    Intellectual Property Protection and Enforcement ,Product Advertising, Labelling and Safety,Mergers and Acquisitions,Capital Markets,Cross-border Investments,

    Experiences

    Techcential on its IPO on Taipei Exchange (2018)
    Regal Jewelry on its IPO on Taiwan Stock Exchange (2017)
    ChipMOS Technologies on its merger with ChipMOS Bermuda (formerly listed on NASDAQ) (2016)
    Green River on its IPO on Taipei Exchange (2015), US$42.6 million ECB and NT$3.3 billion secured corporate bonds offerings (2017)
    VHQ Media on its IPO on Taipei Exchange (2015) and NT$700 million convertible bonds offering (2016)
    Dr. Wu Skincare on the investment by LVMH Group's L Capital (2014)

    Qualifications

    American Bar Association(2005)
    The New York State Bar, admitted(2005)
    The Republic of China Bar, admitted(2002)



    Language

    English (fluent), Mandarin Chinese (fluent), Taiwanese (conversable) and Cantonese (conversable)


    Contact Information  

    Taipei Office
    Telephone:+886-2-2715-3300 Ext.2300
    Fax:+886-2-2718-7099
    E-Mail:benjaminli@leeandli.com