Wisdom International Patent & Law Office

Wisdom International Patent & Law Office is one of the leading IP law firms in Taiwan. We advise and facilitate local and international clients on all aspects of IP protection and enforcement, including trademarks, patents, designs and copyright, across diverse commercial sectors and technological fields. We provide an insightful and commercial approach on how to protect and manage your innovation and brands.

Our professionals are multilingual, multicultural and have many years of experience in the field of IP rights. We work closely with our clients and provide pragmatic and commercially focused solutions to our clients’ needs. Not only do we strive for excellence, we achieve perfection.

Trademarks

With the extensive experience and resourcefulness of our trademark team, Wisdom handles trademark searches, prosecution, enforcement, opposition, invalidation, non-use revocation, anti-counterfeiting and litigation matters on behalf of a diverse client base, including world-renowned brands from the luxury goods, fast-moving consumer goods, fashion and cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, chemical, technology and energy sectors.

The Wisdom trademark team is well equipped with the knowledge and experience of trademark laws and practices. Our strong team includes skilled attorneys, trademark professionals that have trademark qualifications from the Taiwan Intellectual Property Training Academy and Taiwan Intellectual Property Office, and experienced trademark paralegals. Combined with our excellent communication skills in English, Japanese and Chinese, we advise clients on trademark prosecution and IP protection strategy in Taiwan. Our trademark experts will take our clients’ businesses to the next level through the effective use and filing of trademarks.

Patents

The Wisdom patent team is dedicated to protecting your innovation. We assist clients with the full spectrum of issues: patent drafting and prosecution, disputes, invalidation and litigation, patent portfolio management and enforcement. Our attorneys are admitted to the Taiwan and Japan patent Bars and you can rely on us to be well represented in any patent matters.

Graduates from the top schools, our patent attorneys and patent engineers have high levels of knowledge of and professional experience in a broad range of technical areas, including biotechnology, chemical engineering, polymer chemistry, inorganic and organic chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, electronics, optoelectronics, precision machinery, mechanics and design.

Communication is the key to effective patent protection. All our patent team members are proficient in English, Japanese and Chinese and have obtained the highest level of English and Japanese language qualifications. At Wisdom we understand our clients’ businesses and advises clients with the long term in mind.

Anti-counterfeiting and border protection

Wisdom regularly assists clients in fighting counterfeits and preventing the production, import and sale of infringing goods. We can help with recording trademarks and copyright with Taiwan Customs for border protection, and take legal actions against the infringers for serious infringement of trademark and other IP rights.

Litigation and disputes resolution

Led by experienced IP attorneys, Wisdom handles IP-related litigations and disputes in Taiwan and other jurisdictions, as well as patent and trademark third-party observations, infringement, invalidation, patent invalidation opinion, trademark opposition and revocation, appeals, copyright protection and Taiwan Fair Trade Act issues. Wisdom represents clients in disputes proceedings frequently and enjoys a remarkable success rate.

Publications and speaking engagements

Wisdom’s attorneys are regular guest speakers at IP conferences and seminars in Taiwan and abroad, and lecturers in IP courses at universities.

Our director George JH Huang and head of patents Kai Furihata co-authored Taiwan Patent Practice Guide, a book written in Japanese and published by the Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation in 2020. The book provides concise and practical guidance on Taiwan patents and is recommended by the Japan Intellectual Property Association (JIPA).

Our articles on artificial intelligence-related patent applications, analysis of trends and strategies in Taiwan and changes to the new Taiwan Patent Act have been published in Innovate Magazine published by the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), IP News published by the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI) and the JIPA Journal.

International affiliations

Wisdom actively participates in international IP organisations, including MARQUES, FICPI, AIPLA, INTA, the Asian Patent Attorneys Association, the Japan Trademark Association and JIPA.

Mr Huang is a devoted member of the INTA Enforcement Committee.

Contact details

Wisdom International Patent & Law Office
11F-1
Kuo Yang Wan Shang Building
No 206
Sec 2
Nanjing E Rd
Taipei 104
Taiwan

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