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Our Professionals

  • An-Kuo LAI
    Director
    About:
    Benjamin is a practicing lawyer and patent attorney with extensive experience in intellectual
    property infringement litigation, general corporate legal affairs and business law cases. He is
    familiar with IP litigation and has successfully help clients to protect their rights and defend
    his clients from improper assertions many times.

    Education:
    LL.M Degree in Civil/Commercial Law from Department of Law, National Taipei University.

    Practicing lawyer and patent attorney, specializing in Civil/Criminal litigation, Administration Law, Intellectual Property Law, Law of Fair Trading, Law of Consumer Protection.

    Member: Taipei Bar Association, Keelung Bar Association, Taoyuan Bar Association, Hsinchu Bar Association, Taichung Bar Association, Yunlin Bar Association, and Tainan Bar Association, Taiwan. Former attorney representing Wei-Xing Real Estate Consultants Ltd. and former lawyer in the Erik International Law Office.

    Publication: Exercise of IP rights & misappropriation of monopolistic economics.
  • Amanda Kuo
    Consultant/Manager
    Amanda joined Giant Group since 2008. She has many years of experience for providing services relating to filing, prosecution, maintenances, use, opposition, invalidation, revocation, appeal, administrative lawsuit actions of trademark; filing, prosecution, maintenances, opposition and search of patent; and domain name registration. She also assists foreign clients in trademark and copyright lawsuits, negotiation of trademark coexistence and providing patent lectures about filing and protection for client’s domestic company.  

    Educational Background
    Fu Jen Catholic University, B.S. in Law
    University of Detroit Mercy, M.S. in Computer & Information Systems

    Experiences
    JAW-HWA INTERNATIONAL PATENT & TRADEMARK & LAW OFFICES
    Member of International Trademark Association 
    Attendee of Asian Patent Attorneys Association

    Practice Areas
    Patent and Trademark filing, prosecution and maintenance, Dispute and administrative suit of Trademark, Copyright registration, Domain name registration

     
  • Benjamin LAI
    Patent Attorney

    LL.M Degree in Civil/Commercial Law from Department of Law, National Taipei University. Practicing lawyer and patent attorney, specializing in Civil/Criminal litigation, Administration Law, Intellectual Property Law, Law of Fair Trading, Law of Consumer Protection. Member: Taipei Bar Association, Keelung Bar Association, Taoyuan Bar Association, Hsinchu Bar Association, Taichung Bar Association, Yunlin Bar Association, and Tainan Bar Association, Taiwan. Former attorney representing Wei-Xing Real Estate Consultants Ltd. and former lawyer in the Erik International Law Office. Publication: Exercise of IP rights & misappropriation of monopolistic economics.  
  • Our Services
    Validity analysis: search for Chinese, English and Japaneseprior art references, and prepare claim charts or detailed analysis reports for our partners or clients.

    Infringement analysis: prepare claim charts or detailed infringement analysis reports for our partners or our clients.

    Multi-language translation: Chinese, English and Japanese translation services regarding legal and/or technical documents.

    Training programs: courses covering US litigation and prosecution practices, and lectures updating new developments of worldwide patent practices.
  • Alex SUN
    Senior Counsel
    During the time as Senior Researcher fellow of M.H.W., responsible for implementing, interpreting, and complying domestic biomedical laws or regulations related affairs. As Legal Research fellow of STLI, implemented Industrial Technology Develop Program (ITDP) and other legal projects, and the research areas include biotechnology laws or biotechnology-related laws. In addition, as committee Member of Biobank Review Board of Taipei Mackay Memorial Hospital, successfully assisted hospital to gain the establishment approval from Competent Authority.

    Education 
    - Department of Life Science, National Tsing Hua University.
    - 2nd Law Credit Course, National Taiwan University. 

    Working Experiences 
    - Senior Researcher, Ministry of Health and Welfare, R.O.C.
    - Committee Member of Biobank Review Board, Taipei Mackay Memorial Hospital, R.O.C.
    - Taiwan Association of IRB member 
    - Legal Researcher, Science and Technology Law Institute, Institute for Information Industry, R.O.C.
    - Associate Researcher, Biomedical, Biomedical Engineering Research Laboratories, Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), R.O.C.
    - Columnist, Medical Devices News (ITRI)
    - Columnist, Taiwan Medical Weekly News
     
    Specialty
    - Domestic Biomedical related Law and Regulation Interpretation/Compliance
    - International Biomedical related Laws and Regulations Research
    - Biomedical Technology R&D.
  • Fu-Shun HSIEH
    Founder, Chairman
    Mr. Fu-Shun Hsieh founded Giant-Group International Patent Trademark & Law Office, Taipei head office in 1984, Taichung branch office in 1996, and Beijing branch office in 2007. He established Giant Group Certified Public Accountants in 2006. He is a practicing trademark attorney in Taiwan.
  • Steven LIU
    Partner lawyer
    Steven assisted in many domestic cases of management right of big companies. He also deals with litigation cases of company merger and shareholder issue for famous and big listed companies. 

    Steven is a very experienced lawyer. He handles many litigation cases related to Securities Exchange Act, business law and arbitration for big companies. He has the experience in handling the litigation which involved in ten billions dollars of compensation between a famous bank holding company and the government, and successfully protected his client from paying that huge amount of compensation. He also represented the case which the security company was jointly and severally responsible for their clerk’s personal violation. He assisted his client in the third instant to revise the decision and made the court remand the case. The client believed in him and relied heavily on his services.    

    Education
    LL.M., Financial and Economic Law section, National Taipei University
    LL.B., National Taipei University

    Experiences:
    Lawyer, Giant Era International Law Office
    Intern lawyer, Ju Din Bo Da Law Office
    Law Clerk to Justice, Taipei High Administrative Court
    Law Clerk to Justice, Taiwan Shrlin District Court

    Practice Areas:
    Business legal affair, commercial contract and dispute handling, disputes related to Securities Exchange Act, company merger, civil procedure, criminal procedure and procedures for administrative remedies.  

  • Peter YANG
    Senior Patent Engineer
    Education:
    M.S. degree, National Taiwan University, Department of Mechanical Engineering

    Experiences:
    Research Assistant of National Taiwan University

    Practice Areas:
    Patent Prosecution, Patent Invalidation Action, Patent Infringement Assessment, Patent Design Around
  • Gavin LIU
    Technical Director/Patent Attorney
    Since 2012, Gavin offers IP consulting services to companies from startups to public-listed companies.  Gavin also offers advanced training courses to his clients, including US patent litigation and licensing managements, US patent infringement and validity analyses, and strategic US patent specification drafting.
     
    During 2002 to 2012, Gavin was the leader of the IP teams of Asustek and Pegatron, and was responsible for all patent-related matters, including litigations, licensing negotiations, license compliances, prosecutions, contract reviews, trainings and system setups. 
     
    Prior to Asustek, Gavin was the patent agent of Jou and Jou Patent Office since 1999, handling worldwide patent applications for his clients. 

    Education
    M.S. degree, National Taiwan University of Mechanical Engineering
    B.S. National Taiwan University, Department of Mechanical Engineering

    Practice areas
    International patent application, Cross Intellectual Property Litigation and Authorization Management, Specification in the fields of Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Communication Technology. 
  • Benjamin LAI
    Patent Attorney
    • 15+ years IP Litigation experiences
    • a practicing lawyer and patent attorney with extensive experience in intellectual property infringement litigation, general corporate legal affairs and business law cases. 
    • familiar with IP litigation and has successfully help clients to protect their rights and defend his clients from improper assertions many times.
  • Natsuko CHAO
    IP Consultants
    Miss Chao works with the Japanese Section, International Department of the Giant Group. She handles applications, acquisition, maintenance, disputes, and uses of intellectual property rights, such as local and overseas patents, trademarks, copyrights, and plant variety rights.


    Education
    Postgraduate diploma, Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo
    Fast-track LL.B. program, National Taiwan University
    Bachelor's Degree, Department of Japanese Language & Literature, National Taiwan University
    Intellectual Property Professional Proficiency Certificate, awarded by
    Taiwan Intellectual Property Training Academy (TIPA)


    Work Experience
    Attending seminars held by Japan-based Mitsubishi Electric, Japan-based Kioxia (formerly known as Toshiba Memory Holdings Corporation), and Japan-based Sumitomo Chemical on patent systems and patent search & analysis
    Attending a seminar held by Japan-based LINE Corporation on patent portfolio deployment
    Giving a briefing to Japan-based Shiga International Patent Office, Japan-based TMI Associates, and Japan-based Harakenzo World Patent & Trademark Law Office on practice of Taiwan’s Trademark Act.
    Chinese-Japanese interpreter, communication software cybersecurity conference held by Criminal Investigation Bureau
    Chinese-Japanese judicial interpreter, Taiwan Shilin District Prosecutors Office
    Chinese-Japanese interpreter, creative sticker seminars and media interviews
    Chinese-Japanese in-house interpreter and translator, LINE Taiwan
    Chinese-Japanese in-house interpreter and translator, Ability Enterprise Co., Ltd.
    Chinese-Japanese in-house interpreter and translator, Altek Corp.
     
    Practice Areas
    Patent application, trademark registration, and maintenance thereof, trademark-related dispute resolution, copyright registration, plant variety right application, and Chinese-Japanese translation.
     
  • Mandy CHANG
    Vice Chairman
    Ms. Mandy Chang founded Giant-Group International Patent Trademark & Law Office, Taipei head office in 1984, Taichung branch office in 1996, and Beijing branch office in 2007. She established Giant Group Certified Public Accountants in 2006. She is a practicing trademark attorney in Taiwan.
  • Eric YANG
    Patent Attorney
    • Fluent in both English and Japanese
  • Irene LU
    US Patent Agent
    About
    Irene is a registered US patent agent to practice before USPTO. Irene has conducted patent prosecution since 2000, and is experienced in preparing and prosecuting US patent applications and also proficient in PCT procedure.
     
    Degree
    B.S., National Taiwan University, Department of Agricultural Chemistry
    M.S., National Taiwan University, Institute of Biochemistry
     
    Work Experience
    Manager, technology department of Louis International Patent Office
    Manager, IP department of TTY Biopharm Company Limited
    Director, Deep & Far Attorneys-at-Law
     
    Specialization
    US patent prosecution
    Specialization in pharmaceutical, chemical, and biotechnology areas
     
  • Sandy Wu
    IP Consultant
    Sandy has experience in providing services relating to filing, search, prosecution, maintenances, use, opposition, invalidation, revocation, appeal, administrative lawsuit actions of trademark; filing, prosecution, maintenances, opposition and search of patent.

    Educational Background
    M.A. from National Tsing Hua University, Institute of Law for Science and Technology
    M.S. from Iowa State University, Dept. of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
    B.S. from National Taiwan University, Dept. of Bio-Industrial Mechatronics Engineering

    Practice Areas
    Patent and trademark filing, prosecution and maintenance
  • Eric CHU
    Senior Patent Engineer
    Mr. Chu currently works with the Giant Group as a manager in the Department of Intellectual Property, the Giant Group. Prior to his employment with the Giant Group, Mr. Chu worked as a R&D engineer at a high-tech company for several years; hence, Mr. Chu is familiar with product development, R&D process flow, for example, from system planning, via R&D stage, to implementation, or integration of different product systems, and finally conducting product tests. Some products whose R&D Mr. Chu took part in have already undergone mass production for years. Mr. Chu has R&D-related experience in taking part in an AI system R&D scheme organized by the Institute of Transportation under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications as well as developing dedicated algorithms for high-tech companies in panel industry. Hence, not only is Mr. Chu able to assist applicants in planning the optimal scope of the claims of a patent application from the perspective of R&D and markets, but he can also give valuable technical advice to R&D professionals. Capable of applying his R&D-related work experience to his work experience in intellectual property rights, Mr. Chu is able to gain insight into technologies of various technical fields quickly, enabling him to have handled nearly up to a thousand patent thus far. In short, Mr. Chu is proficient at handling cases of various technical fields and capable of providing intellectual property-related services, handling local and overseas patent applications, trademark registrations, drafting patent specifications, performing analysis, drafting responses, giving suggestions on strategy pertaining to patent applications, and providing patent-related training.
     
    Education
    M.Sc., Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Chung Cheng Institute of Technology, National Defense University
    B.Sc., Department of Communications, Navigation and Control Engineering, National Taiwan Ocean University
    Certificate of Practice of Patent Litigations, awarded by Taiwan Intellectual Property Training Academy (TIPA)
    Certificate of Industrial Analysis Skills, awarded by Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC, previously known as the Market Intelligence Center) under the Institute for Information Industry
     
    Work Experience
    Manager, Department of Patent Engineering, Giant Group
    Principal patent engineer, Tai E International Patent & Law Office
    R&D engineer, Avision Inc.
    R&D engineer, ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
    Participated in a collaborated research scheme organized by the Institute of Transportation under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications
    Visiting lecturer at publicly traded companies, such as ECS Elite Group and Insyde Software
     
    Practice Areas
    FinTech, electronic circuits, communication systems, software & system programs, computer vision algorithms, signal analysis & processing systems, automated control systems, mechanism design, and mechatronics systems; patent search, investigation, analysis and litigations; patent applications, patent infringement analysis; patent validity assessment, and patent evaluation.
     
     
  • Frank Chang
    Manager
    Mr. Chang is the Operational Manager of domestic sales department and mainly in charge of Domestic clients in Giant Group. He is experienced in all aspects of domestic and international patent and trademark cases, patent prosecution, patent licensing, patent maintenance, patent search, patent invalidation, trademark filing, trademark registration, trademark maintenance, trademark use, trademark opposition and cancellation/invalidation proceedings, trademark litigation, and assisting clients to deal with copyright registration.

    Experiences
    Mr. Chang has over 20- years of experience in the IP industry.

    Practice Areas
    Patent prosecution and enforcement, trademark prosecution and enforcement, trademark dispute, trademark administrative remedy, and registration of copyright.
  • Benjamin LAI
    Managing Partner
    About:
    Benjamin is a practicing lawyer and patent attorney with extensive experience in intellectual property infringement litigation, general corporate legal affairs and business law cases.
    He is familiar with IP litigation and has successfully help clients to protect their rights and defend his clients from improper assertions many times.

    Education:
    LL.M Degree in Civil/Commercial Law from Department of Law, National Taipei University.

    Practicing lawyer and patent attorney, specializing in Civil/Criminal litigation, Administration Law, Intellectual Property Law, Law of Fair Trading, Law of Consumer Protection.

    Member: Taipei Bar Association, Keelung Bar Association, Taoyuan Bar Association, Hsinchu Bar Association, Taichung Bar Association, Yunlin Bar Association, and Tainan Bar Association, Taiwan. Former attorney representing Wei-Xing Real Estate Consultants Ltd. and former lawyer in the Erik International Law Office.

    Publication: Exercise of IP rights & misappropriation of monopolistic economics.  
  • Kendrick CHUNG
    Senior Patent Engineer
    Mr. Chung has wealth experience in handling domestic and international patent cases, such as patent prosecution, drafting response to official action, analysis of validity of Patent, patent search and English translation of patent specification, particularly in the fields of Electronics and Electrical Engineering.

    Education
    B.S. National Taiwan University, 
    Department of Electrical Engineering

    Experience
    Lewis & Davis Patent Attorneys Office
    SUNDIAL Intellectual Property Law Firm
    TAIWAN INTERNATIONAL STANDARD ELECTRONIC
    Compal Electronics, INC.

    Practice Areas
    Patent prosecution, drafting response to official action and English translation of patent specification in the fields of Electronics and Electrical Engineering.
  • Michael Hsu
    Lawyer/ Vice Managing Partner
    Education
    University of Tokyo, LL. M.
    Japan Waseda University, School of Law, Exchange Student
    National Taiwan University, LL. M.
    National Chengchi University, College of Law, LL.B.
    National Hsinchu Senior High School

    Experiences
    Finatext Taiwan Ltd. COO of Finatext Taiwan Ltd.
    Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law
    Sentencing Analysis and Research Team of Judicial Yuan
    Get Education Institute, Civil Law Lecturer
    First place of the Civil Law Examination of Government sponsorship
    Legislative Assistant for Legislation Yuan Legislator
    Teaching Assistant for National Taiwan University, School of Law
    Author of Taiwan Jurist Magazine, Civil and Commercial Law Case Study and Edition
    Qualified Lawyer of R.O.C.

    Member of Taipei Bar Association, Hsinchu Bar Association, and Miaoli Bar Association.


    Association Activity
    Alumni of University of Tokyo
    Member of First Conference, Judicial Reform Foundation
    Chief of Rotaract Club of Taipei Ta-An in 2010
     
    Publication
    Research on Sanctions of Insider Trading —Focusing on the Japan Administrative Monetary Penalty,《National Taiwan University, College of Law, Master Thesis》
    Studies on Standing of Plaintiff and Other Disputes of Prosecution of the Third-Party Opposition Proceeding,《Military Law Special issue》
     
  • Gavin LIU
    IP Consultant
    • Offer IP consulting services to companies from startups to public-listed companies.
    • Offer advanced training courses, including US patent litigation and licensing managements, US patent infringement and validity analyses, and strategic US patent specification drafting.
  • Eric YANG
    Patent Attorney
    Brief Description:
    Eric entered law school for patent law studying with 15-year experience in mechanical engineering, and became a lawyer specialized in patent disputes in 2007.  With both technical and legal professions, Eric is especially capable of bridging technical and legal minds.  Besides handling patent disputes in front of the Taiwan IP Court and the Taiwan IP Office, Eric also helps clients with patent disputes involving foreign patents, as well as licensing negotiations, etc.  Once Eric helped his client to fight a deeper-pocket-by-far opponent in cross-border disputes involving Taiwan, China and US patents.  Eric especially succeeded in challenging patentability in the USPTO, the TIPO and the SIPO, which enabled a very favorable global settlement for the client.

    Education
    L.L.M., Intellectual Property Laws, Shi Hsin University (Taiwan)
    B.S.M.E., National Tsing Hua University (Taiwan)

    Experiences:
    Attorney at Law, Unita Legal Office
    General Counsel, Lotes Co., Ltd.,
    Patent Engineer/ Attorney at law, Union Patent Service Center
    Chief Engineer, Hiwin Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Engineering Manager, Yue-Tien Motor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Engineer, Kuo-Zui Motor Co. Ltd.

    Practice Areas:
    Patent Law, Intellectual Laws

    Languages:
    Chinese Mandarin, Taiwanese, Japanese and English
  • Li-Cherng Wang
    Patent Agent/ CAP Patent Agent Qualification
    Ph.D. Degree in Horticulture from National Taiwan University. Practicing patent attorney, specializing in biotechnology, microbiology, biochemistry, and agriculture and food science patents.
    Former assistant patent examiner of Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO).
  • Ted SHEN
    Lawyer
    Education:
    Mater Degree of Graduate Institute of Technology, Innovation & Intellectual Property Management, National Chengchi University.
    Bachelor of Laws, LL.B., Division of Economic and Financial Law, National Chengchi University.

    Member: Taipei Bar Association. 

    Practice Areas:
    Practicing lawyer and patent attorney, specializing in Civil/Criminal litigation, Administration Law, Intellectual Property Law, Trade Secret, IP disputes between Taiwan and China, Medical Disputes, and Compulsory Execution.

    Experiences:
    Former lawyer in TC Masters, Ching Hong Law Office and Allbright Law Offices. Served in the Inspection Office of Army Command Headquarters
  • Newman CHANG
    General Manager
     Mr. Chang is the General Manager in Giant Group. He is experienced in all aspects of domestic and international patent and trademark cases, patent filing, patent licensing, patent search, patent maintenance, patent invalidation, trademark filing, trademark registration, trademark maintenance, trademark use, trademark opposition and cancellation/invalidation proceedings, trademark litigation, and assisting clients in dealing with copyright registration. 

    Education
    LLB  National Taipei University, 
    Department of Public Administration and Policy

     Experiences
    Operational Manager, Giant Group International Patent, Trademark & Law Office
    Account Officer, Giant Group International Patent, Trademark & Law Office
    Mr. Chang has over 20- years of experience in the IP industry since 1994.

    Practice Areas:
    Patent, Trademark, Copyright, Unfair Competition, Trade Secret, and Law Consultancy.
  • Don DON
    Consultants/Assistant Manager
    Mr. Tang is mainly in charge of Domestic clients in Giant Group. He has many years of experience of counseling services related to litigations of civil action, business disputes, criminal cases, arbitration and administrative cases. He is also experienced in all aspects of domestic and international Intellectual property cases; patent and trademark filings; counseling of litigation procedures; protection counseling related to patent, trademark, copyright, unfair competition, trade secret, computer software and internet; planning, registration, management counseling of intellectual property; counseling of patent filing procedures, responding to the office action, patent drafting and specification amendment; registration assessment of international and domestic trademarks; Counseling of trademark registration, renewal, maintenance, dispute, monitoring, search; Counseling of international patent search, investigation and monitoring.   

    Educational Background
    China University of Science and Technology

    Practice Areas
    Domestic and international patent and trademark filing and maintenance, counseling of trademark dispute and infringement, domestic and international copyright registration, and patent analysis
  • Hsing-Chou LEE
    Patent Attorney (qualified) / Senior Patent Engineer
    Education:
    B.S. degree, National Taiwan Normal University, Department of Life Science
    M.S. degree, National Taiwan Normal University, Department of Chemistry
    Credit Courses (12-credits), National Chiao Tung University, Institute of Technology Law
    Credit Courses of Law (24-credits), National Taiwan University, School of Professional Education and Continuing Studies

    Experiences:
    Research Assistant of National Taiwan Normal University, Department of Chemistry

    Practice Areas:
    Patent prosecution, Infringement Assessment, English Translation of Patent specification.
  • Tom HSIEH
    IP Consultant
    • Worldwide IP connections management
  • Quan-Ming Chen
    Consultants/ Supervisor
    Mr. Chen works at the Department of Domestic and mainly in charge of Domestic clients in Giant Group. He is experienced in all aspects of domestic and international patent and trademark cases, patent filing, patent maintenance, patent invalidation, patent response drafting, trademarking filing, trademark registration, trademark maintenance, trademark invalidation, trademark response drafting, copyright registration, copyright maintenance and copyright dispute.

    Educational Background
    China University of Science and Technology

    Experiences
    Participants in several seminars as following:
    “Practice and development of Patent litigation in China and Case studies related to Taiwanese enterprises”
    “Legislative hearing of advance strategy and arrangement of claims in US patents for Taiwan enterprises during Patent Litigation in USA”
    “The most important issues regarding US patents”
    “Practice and development of Patent litigation in USA and Case studies”
    “The trend of China patent and case studies”
    “The practice of Trade-Secret Act“

    Practice Areas
    Domestic and international patent and trademark filing and maintenance, counseling of trademark dispute and infringement, domestic and international copyright registration, and patent analysis 
  • Marilou HSIEH
    Senior Counsel / General Manager

    Attendees of INTA, MARQUES, APAA, and AIPPI international conferences. Domestic and international patent application and maintenance, Use of patent right and related dispute settlement, Drafting and planning the protection strategies for domestic and international trademark, legal analysis about trademark opposition, cancellation and revocation, negotiation and dealing with trademark infringement, trademark registration at the Customs, Drafting and reviewing Chinese and English agreement, copyright registration, drafting and reviewing Chinese and English licensing agreement related to copyright, domain name dispute, drafting and reviewing Chinese and English agreement related to domain name.         

    Background
    Bachelor of Laws, National Taipei University

    Practices
    Intellectual property right, trademark right, copyright, trademark and copyright dispute settlement, international business agreement reviewing and dispute settlement    

    Experiences
    Member of International Trademark Association (INTA)
    Member of the Association of European Trade Mark Owners (MARQUES)
    Attendee of Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA)
    Member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
    China Group Member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
    General Manager of Giant Group IP Consulting (Beijing) Co., Ltd.
    General Manager of Giant Group Trademark Agency Co., Ltd.
  • PIAO XIN
    Lawyer
    Education:
    - Ph.D. student of Waseda University
    - M.L. of Waseda University

    Experience:
    - Bar examination qualified (P.R.C.)
    - ITJ law firm (Japan)
    - Kuroda law firm (Japan)
    - Director of Neptune Inc. (Japan)
    - Member of Japan maritime law academic association
    - Associated member of Japan average adjuster association
    - Member of association of China bar in Japan

    Skilled Language:
    - Chinese, English, Japanese

    Publications:
    Translation of “Japan Maritime Law”, published by China Law
  • Nancy KU
    IP Administrator
    • Over 15 years  experience of in-house IP Administrator and IP management consultant. 
    • The Examiner and the Project Manager of TIPS (Taiwan Intellectual Property Management Systems) 
    • Certificate of lead auditor for ISO 9001: 2008
  • Ava WU
    Senior Patent Engineer
    Miss Wu works with the Giant Group’s Department of Engineering. She drafts local and overseas patent specifications, conducts patent search, drafts responses to office actions, and translates patent documents from English to Chinese.
     
    Education
    M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering in Communications Engineering, Institute of Communications Engineering, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology
    B.Sc., Department of Electronic Engineering, Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology
     
    Work Experience
    Patent engineer, Portal-International IPR Group
    Patent engineer, KeyStones Intellectual Property Office / Management Co., Ltd.


    Practice Areas
    Electronic & electrical engineering, telecommunication engineering, communication engineering, and software engineering.
     
     
  • Jason Lee
    Consultants/ Supervisor
    Mr. Lee is experienced in all aspects of domestic and international patent and trademark, strategy planning of IP protection, filing and maintenance of patent and trademark, and counseling of litigation, dispute, and invalidation related to patent, trademark and copyright.

    Educational Background
    B.S.  National Sun Yat-Sen University, Department of Material and Optoelectronic Science
    Certified Patent Infringement Analyst of Taiwan Development & Research Academia of Economic & Technology
    Certified IP practitioner by TIPA

    Experience
    IP Counselor,   Giant Group of International Patent, Trademark & Law Office
    Assistant, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Office of Industrial Collaboration and Continuing Education Affairs

    Practice Areas
    Strategy planning related to IP protection, patent and trademark analysis, patent and trademark filings, patent and trademark registration and maintenance, counseling of patent and trademark litigation and invalidation, and dispute resolution related to Patent, Trademark, Copyright, Trade-secret and Fair trade.
  • Lthil YANG
    Senior Patent Engineer
    Miss Yang works with the Giant Group’s Department of Engineering. She drafts local and overseas patent specifications, conducts patent search, drafts responses to office actions, and translates patent documents from English to Chinese.


    Education
    M.Sc., College of Science, National Chiao Tung University
    B.Sc., Department Of Materials Science and Engineering, National Chiao Tung University
     
    Work Experience
    Patent engineer, Taiwan International Patent & Law Office (TIPLO)
    Patent engineer, Avision Inc.
    Research assistant, National Chiao Tung University
     
    Practice Areas
    Mechanical engineering, thermodynamics, thermal conduction, heat convection, heat radiation, fluid dynamics, fluid mechanics, refrigeration & air-conditioning engineering, and mechanism design.


     
     
  • Lu Shang Lin
    Patent Attorney/ CAP Patent Agent Qualification
    Mr. Lu works at the Technical Engineer Department in Giant Group. He is specialized in patent prosecution (drafting patent specification, argumentation of the response to official action as well as analysis and suggestion of official action), translation of patent specification and official action, patent search, patent invalidation, and infringement assessment. He is a professional consultant of Patent for our clients.

    Education:
    B.S.  National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Department of
    Chemical Engineering
    M.S.  National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Department of
    Chemical Engineering
     
    Experiences
    Patent attorney
    Former assistant patent examiner of Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO)
     
    Practice Areas:
    Patent prosecution.
    Infringement Assessment.
    Japanness Translation of Patent specification.

     
  • C.Y. HU
    Lawyer
    Education:
    LL.M., National Taiwan University
    LL.B., National Taiwan University

    Experiences:
    Lawyer, Giant Group Law Firm
    Intern lawyer, Head of Future Law Firm

    Practice Areas:
    Civil/Criminal litigation, Custody dispute, Dispute over breaches of contract, Administrative Law

    Skilled Language:
    Japanese
  • Jenny Lu
    IP Consultant
    Jenny has 20 years' experience in providing services relating to filing, search, prosecution, maintenances, use, opposition, invalidation, revocation, appeal, administrative lawsuit actions of trademark; filing, prosecution, maintenances, opposition and search of patent.

    Educational Background
    National Chung Hsing University

    Experiences
    Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law
    Jaw-Hwa International Patent & Trademark & Law Offices

    Practice Areas
    Patent and trademark filing, prosecution, maintenance and disputes
  • Mike CHEN
    Senior Patent Engineer
    Mr. Chen works with the Giant Group’s Department of Engineering. He drafts local and overseas patent specifications, conducts patent search, drafts responses to office actions, and undertakes Chinese-Japanese translation of patent documents.


    Education
    Master’s Degree, Graduate School of Business Administration, Meiji University
    Bachelor's Degree, Department of Japanese Language and Culture, Fu Jen Catholic University
     
    Work Experience
    Working as a patent engineer with an international intellectual property consultation company.


    Practice Areas
    Mechanical engineering, illumination equipment design, thermodynamics, thermal conduction, heat convection, and heat radiation.
     
     
  • Steve LIU
    Lawyer
    Education
    LL.M., National Taiwan University
    LL.B., Fu Jen Catholic University

    Experiences
    Lawyer, Giant Group Law Firm
    Intern lawyer, Group Vision Law Firm

    Practice Areas
    Civil/Criminal litigation, Family proceedings act, Real Estate Act, Company Act, Exchange Act, Financial Consumer Protection Act, Commercial contract and dispute handling, disputes related to contract and Securities. 
  • Amy Tsai
    IP Consultant
    Amy has well experience in providing services relating to filing, search, prosecution, maintenances, use, opposition, invalidation, revocation, appeal, administrative lawsuit actions of trademark; filing, prosecution, maintenances, opposition and search of patent.

    Educational Background
    Tamkang University Department of German

    Experiences
    Doctor International Patent & Trademark Offices

    Practice Areas
    Patent and trademark filing, prosecution and maintenance; dispute of trademark

  • James DU
    Patent Attorney
    Mr. Du works with the Giant Group’s Department of Engineering, providing clients with professional advice and services, such as patent analysis, patent law consultation, and infringement analysis, prior art search, drafting responses to office actions, drafting local and overseas patent specifications. Mr. Du is specialized in patent cases pertaining to biological sciences and technologies, such as molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, microbiology, medical technologies, and pharmacological technologies.
     
    Education
    M.Sc., Department of Life Sciences, National Central University
    B.Sc., Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Biopharmaceuticals, National Chiayi University


    Work Experience
    Patent attorney, Kuo, Chen & Partners


    Practice Areas
    Analysis, patent specification drafting, response drafting, prior art search & analysis, and patent law consultation, regarding biological sciences and technologies, such as molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, microbiology, medical technologies, and pharmacological technologies.
     
     
  • Michael Yu
    Patent Attorney/ CAP Patent Agent Qualification
    Mr. Yu played a leading role in several Research projects of National Science Council and Council of Agriculture. He got the certifications of IP practitioner by TIPA and passed the examination of Patent Attorney in Taiwan after he joined the field of IP only 6 months. 
     
    Education
    PhD Candidate,  National Taiwan University, 
    Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology 
    Continuing education credit course at College of Law, National Taiwan University
    Vocational program of Biomedicine patent expertise by Taiwan Salt and Light Biotech Institute  

    Experience
    IP Counselor,   Giant Group of International Patent, Trademark & Law Office

    Practice areas
    Patent filing, maintenance, technical analysis, mapping and dispute management; Trademark filing, registration, invalidation and dispute management; Counseling for Copyright, Trade-secret, and Unfair competition
  • Harry ZHENG
    Lawyer
    Education:
    M.L., Fu Jen Catholic University
    LL.B., National Chengchi University.

    Experiences:
    Lawyer, Giant Group Law Firm
    Chief of Judge Assistant, Taiwan Taitung District Court
    Research Assistant, Financial Ombudsman Institution

    Practice Areas:
    Civil Code, Insurance Act, Company Act, Securities and Exchange Act, Enforcement Act, Criminal Code, Family Act, Financial Consumer Protection Act, Protection of financial consumers, Civil Dispute handling. 
  • Kate Hou
    IP Consultant
    Kate is mainly in charge of Japanese clients in Giant Group. She provides services relating to filing, search, prosecution, maintenances, use, opposition, invalidation, revocation, appeal, administrative lawsuit actions of trademark; filing, prosecution, maintenances, opposition and search of patent; plant variety applications.

    Educational Background
    Kyoto University (Japan), M.S. in Division of Food Science and Biotechnology
    Taipei Medical University, B.S. in School of Nutrition and Health Sciences

    Experiences
    Q’sai Co., Ltd Research Dep. (Patent management)
    Nippon Supplement, Inc. R&D (liaison of China business)

    Practice Areas
    Patent and trademark filing and maintenance, trademark search, Japanese/Chinese translation and interpret

  • Tom HSIEH
    CAP Patent Agent Qualification / Consultant
    Attendees of APAA and MARQUES international conferences. Domestic and international patent application and maintenance, Use of patent right and related dispute settlement, Drafting and planning the protection strategies for domestic and international trademark, legal analysis about trademark opposition, cancellation and revocation, negotiation and dealing with trademark infringement.

    Education:
    B.S., National Taiwan University, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
    Continuing education credit course at College of Law, National Taiwan University
    Continuing education credit course of bargaining games and Mechanism design, National Taiwan University
    Seminar of how to produce High-quality Patents

    Practice areas
    patent application and maintenance, Use of patent right and related dispute settlement, Drafting and planning the protection strategies for trademark, legal analysis about trademark opposition, cancellation and revocation, negotiation and dealing with trademark infringement
  • Ray CHANG
    Lawyer
    Education:
    LL.B., Soochow University

    Experiences:
    Lawyer, Giant Group Law Firm
    Intern lawyer, Giant Group Law Firm

    Practice Areas:
    Civil/Criminal litigation, commercial contract and dispute handling, disputes related to Securities Exchange Act, procedures for administrative remedies. 


  • Xing LUO
    Patent Attorney
    LL.B Degree in Judicial Studies from Department of Law, National Taiwan University. Won first place in the National Attorney Entrance Examination in Taiwan in 1959. Practicing lawyer and patent attorney, specializing in Legal Consultant, Civil/Criminal litigation, Administration Law, and Intellectual Property Law. Former administration supervisor of National Attorney Association and Taipei Bar Association, managing director of Taipei Bar Association, and director of Law Study Committee. He has been a volunteer lawyer at Taipei Legal Affair Service Center for more than 10 years
  • Yen-Chia CHEN
    Senior Counselor
    Chen assists a wide variety of Taiwan-based and foreign clients of all manner and sizes in complex business transactions and cross-border disputes involving outbound and inbound investment, corporate and business law, intellectual property and emerging technology, procurement and supply chain, franchise and distribution, mergers and acquisitions, and other general corporate, commercial, transactional, and contractual matters. Chen has a considerable in-house experience in the financial sector, where he dealt with a diverse array of financial and banking legal issues and regularly worked with foreign attorneys around the world to protect the bank’s interest and support the bank’s business across the globe.  Chen’s rich background of in-house experience gives him a unique strength of providing local presence with an international perspective to clients.  With his prior in-house experience, Chen strives to successfully and strategically complete clients’ transactions in dynamic global markets to their interest and satisfaction.

    Education:
    Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.), Indiana University McKinney School of Law
    LL.M., Duke University School of Law
    LL.M., Indiana University Maurer School of Law
    LL.M., National Dong Hwa University Institute of Financial and Economic Law
    LL.B., National Chengchi University College of Law

    Experiences:
    Legal Researcher, Science & Technology Law Institute, Institute for Information Industry
    Manager, Legal & Compliance Division, Bank SinoPac

    Practice Areas:
    cross-border transactions, outbound and inbound investment, corporate and transactional, banking and finance, intellectual property, supply chain and procurement, franchise and distribution, mergers and acquisitions
  • Xing LUO
    Lawyer/Patent Attorney
    LL.B Degree in Judicial Studies from Department of Law, National Taiwan University. Won first place in the National Attorney Entrance Examination in Taiwan in 1959. Practicing lawyer and patent attorney, specializing in Legal Consultant, Civil/Criminal litigation, Administration Law, and Intellectual Property Law. Former administration supervisor of National Attorney Association and Taipei Bar Association, managing director of Taipei Bar Association, and director of Law Study Committee. He has been a volunteer lawyer at Taipei Legal Affair Service Center for more than 10 years
  • Peggy LIN
    Accountant/ Patent Attorney
    Mr. Lin works with the Giant Group’s Department of Intellectual Property. A former engineer and sales engineer, he is able to provide intellectual property services and legal services from clients’ perspective, including providing comprehensive intellectual property law consultation on legal and intellectual property issues, from product planning, R&D, production and sales. Furthermore, he collaborates with our lawyers, accountants and patent engineers on our missions to serve our clients. 


    Education
    Master’s Degree, Graduate Institute of Sport Coaching Science, Chinese Culture University
    Bachelor's Degree, Department of Mass Communication, Chinese Culture University
    Intellectual Property Professional Proficiency Certificate, awarded by
    Taiwan Intellectual Property Training Academy (TIPA)
     
    Work Experience
    IP consultant, Giant Group
    Sales engineer specialized in printed circuit board marketing
    Mechanical engineer specialized in automobile designing 


    Practice Areas
    Intellectual property right portfolio deployment planning, patent strategy formulation, right protection services & administrative remedies pertaining to trademarks, and resolution of disputes over patents, trademarks, copyrights, fair trade, and trade secrets.
     
     
     
  • Peggy LIN
    Accountant
    Mr. Lin works with the Giant Group’s Department of Intellectual Property. A former engineer and sales engineer, he is able to provide intellectual property services and legal services from clients’ perspective, including providing comprehensive intellectual property law consultation on legal and intellectual property issues, from product planning, R&D, production and sales. Furthermore, he collaborates with our lawyers, accountants and patent engineers on our missions to serve our clients. 


    Education
    Master’s Degree, Graduate Institute of Sport Coaching Science, Chinese Culture University
    Bachelor's Degree, Department of Mass Communication, Chinese Culture University
    Intellectual Property Professional Proficiency Certificate, awarded by
    Taiwan Intellectual Property Training Academy (TIPA)
     
    Work Experience
    IP consultant, Giant Group
    Sales engineer specialized in printed circuit board marketing
    Mechanical engineer specialized in automobile designing 


    Practice Areas
    Intellectual property right portfolio deployment planning, patent strategy formulation, right protection services & administrative remedies pertaining to trademarks, and resolution of disputes over patents, trademarks, copyrights, fair trade, and trade secrets.