Patent Search, Patent Validity and Infringement Assessment
The practice group provides services including independent or auxiliary patent search, assessment of patent validity and patent infringement, etc. Through such assessments, the robustness of a patent and a case involving it can be evaluated so that optimal strategies can be formulated. The practice group has handled 93% of all patent linkage matters in Taiwan since the relevant statutes first took effect in 2019. Patent linkage plays an important role in the protection of pharmaceutical patents, allowing issues of patent validity and infringement to be resolved beforehand.
This practice group consists of a number of partners, senior counselors, and more than a hundred lawyers, patent attorneys, patent agents (including U.S. and CN patent agents), legal specialists, and legal assistants. Members of the practice group are fluent in English and/or Japanese, and have professional experience in the fields of mechanics, industrial design, automation, electronics, electro-optics, telecommunications, internet, software, semiconductor, chemical engineering, chemistry, material science, medicine, biochemistry, etc. to complement their expertise in law.
In the past twenty years, we have handled many key patent disputes in Taiwan. Our members have employed innovative techniques and strategies in, for instance, proving infringement of method patents, explaining technical issues in court, applying expert opinions, etc. We have also helped local clients in patent enforcement and dispute resolution matters in foreign countries. We have a platform to coordinate the work done by local and foreign personnel, thus ensuring efficiency while securing the greatest protection for clients' interests in different countries.
Scope of Services
- Patent Search
- Assessment of Patent Validity
- Assessment of Patent Infringement
- Invalidation Action
- Patent Linkage
- Professional Analyses on Patents
- Patent Map and Patent Portfolio