Crystal J Chen is a partner at Tsai, Lee & Chen. In her over 20 years of practice she has covered all areas of IP law, including trademark prosecution and litigation, advising on patent law and enforcement, anti-counterfeiting actions and infringement, as well as trade dress protection under the Fair Trade Act. In addition to practising in Taiwan, she also advises clients on Chinese IP law. Ms Chen’s global clientele includes Fortune 500 companies in Asia, Europe and North America. She and her team won several landmark cases at the IP Court for fashion brand owners.
Ms Chen has been admitted to the Chinese National Bar and the New York State Bar. She was the chair of delegates for independent members of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and is now a member of the AIPPI Statutory Committee. She is also a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the American Bar Association, the IP Owners Association and the Beijing Bar Association.
Ms Chen has been the editor in chief of the firm’s quarterly publication and is a frequent contributor to a selection of international IP journals. She has also taken part in various IP conferences as a speaker or moderator. From 2016 to 2018, she was named an IP Star in the areas of strategy, counselling and litigation and was recognised among the top 250 women in IP law by Managing Intellectual Property. In February 2017 Ms Chen won the Client Choice Awards for the Intellectual Property – Patents category for Taiwan.