Joseph S. Yang

Senior Counselor

Joseph has a law degree from National Taiwan University and LL.M. degree conferred by University of San Diego School of Law in U.S.A.



Being an IP practitioner for more than 20 years, Joseph has helped many clients tackle numerous challenges in protection of their trademarks and copyrights and is frequently invited by industries, associations, government organizations and universities to give lectures or speeches on protection and management of intellectual property rights.



Joseph has been long-term member of various IP organizations, such as INTA, MARQUES, and active member of committees within these organizations, such as INTA Trademark Reporter Committee, INTA Bulletin Committee, MARQUES IAM Team. From time to time, Joseph is also invited to be moderator of Round Table discussion or speaker in sessions during annual meetings of these organizations.

    Educational Background

    University of San Diego Law School (LL.M., 1992)
    Summer Program in United States Law and Legal Institutions, University of Wisconsin (1990)
    National Taiwan University Law School (LL.B., 1979)

    Practices

    Trademark & Copyright Protection, Licensing and Management

    Experience

    Member of "Trademark Examination Quality Consulting Committee", Intellectual Property Office (2007 - )
    Member of Bulletin Committee, INTA (2006 - )
    Lecturer of Department of Law, Kainai University (2003 - 2004)
    Moderator of Round Table "Protection of Famous Marks in Asia", INTA (2007)
    Speaker of Concurrent Session "Trademark Cases in China and Taiwan", INTA (2005)
    Moderator of Round Table "Brand Protection Issues in Asia", INTA (2005)
    Moderator of Round Table "Conflicts among Trademarks, Company Names and Domain Names in Asia", INTA (2004)
    Lecturer of Chinese National Federation of Industries (2004)
    Lecturer of EMBA Class, National Taiwan University (2002)
    Lecturer of Technology Management Class, MOEA (2002)
    Lecturer of CLE International (2000)
    Speaker of "Brands in Non-Roman Script", MARQUES (1999)
    Speaker of "The Development of Intellectual Property System in Taiwan", Beijing University (1995)






    Contact Information

    Taipei Office
    Telephone:+886-2-2715-3300 Ext.2106
    Fax:+886-2-2718-7099
    E-Mail:josephyang@leeandli.com