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The procedure for registering a trademark in Taiwan can be daunting for applicants. Experts have provided a simple guide to the registration process, offering realistic timelines and the documents required.
08 October 2020
In cancellation proceedings against the mark DADA SUPREME, the Taiwanese courts have imposed strict criteria for the cancellation of a trademark registration based on the improper use of the mark by a local licensee.
06 July 2020
The specialised IP court is expected to be further enlarged in 2020 to become the IP Rights and Commercial Court.
23 April 2020
In our latest round-up, we look at Mauritius considering introducing the international exhaustion of trademark rights, 6,000 counterfeit products seized in China, Conor McGregor’s latest trademark fight, and much more.
01 November 2019
Producing excellent work consistently can’t be achieved by simply hiring impeccable talent. WTR spoke to Winkler Partners' Mark McVicar about what it takes to be an effective team leader and the keys to finding and refining junior talents.
23 September 2019
We highlight the areas that reportedly engage in the trade of counterfeit goods in Taiwan. An expert in the region provides insights on the different types of retail environment that most often house fake goods in the East Asian state.
12 August 2019
A recent judgment from Taiwan’s IP Appellate Court provides welcome clarification on the protection of well-known trademarks containing words that may otherwise be deemed to lack distinctiveness.
06 August 2019
Taiwan’s IP Court has upheld a refusal to register the mark BALLDRIVE for goods in Class 7. The decision shows that a mark may be considered descriptive even when it has been coined by the applicant.
17 October 2018
A major amendment to the regulations governing customs border measures will be key in the protection of trademarks. The measures allow the owner of a trademark to apply to have it recorded on Customs' database, enabling Customs to seize counterfeits when it inspects imported or exported goods <i>ex officio</i>.
26 September 2017
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