Legal Staff

K. Mark Brown

Mark Brown supports the firm’s intellectual property, alcohol beverage and employment law practices. A member of Winkler Partners since its inception in 2002, he also has experience in public-private partnerships in infrastructure development and is part of the team that successfully lobbied for legislation establishing the “unsolicited proposal” BOT model in Taiwan.

As a member of the firm’s alcohol and beverage law practice, Mark assists some of the world’s largest alcohol and beverage companies on brand protection, geographical indications, enforcement, lobbying and regulatory matters, administrative and fair trade actions, and compliance in advertising and promotions. He also has experience in trademark and domain name prosecution, enforcement and dispute resolution.

He also supports the firm’s employment law practice, which provides strategic advice to corporate clients on hiring and dismissals, contentious claims, localization of employee handbooks and policies, enforceability of restrictive covenants, as well as work and residency for foreign employees.

Mark has developed special expertise in Internet-related IP protection issues arising out of his IP and employment work. He contributes regularly to Computer Law and Security and other publications on topics such as ISP liability for infringing content and Taiwan’s new electronic privacy law.

Mark has over a decade of experience as a paralegal. He holds a B.A. in Asian Studies from the University of Texas at Austin, and is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese.

Content by Mark Brown
2011/09/01 | Features

Taiwan Data Protection Regime: CDPA to PIPA

Taiwan’s data protection regime will undergo a sea change…

2010/09/02 | Updates

Data Controller License Requirement Lifted

Non-government data controllers in the finance, telecommunications, and insurance…

2010/06/04 | Updates

Legislature Updates Privacy Act

In April 2010, Taiwan’s legislature approved extensive and long-awaited…

2010/03/01 | Update

Taiwan-China Financial Market Liberalization Raises Data Protection Concerns

Taiwanese and Chinese regulatory authorities signed memoranda last November…