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WP Partner Peter Dernbach elected to INTA Board of Directors

We are pleased to announce that Peter Dernbach, head of our IP practice, has been elected to join the International Trademark Association (INTA)’s Board of Directors. Peter will serve on the board until December 2017. For many years Peter has been an active member of the INTA community, having contributed to INTA publications, and spoken [...]

Peter Dernbach in Asia IP on Taiwan’s Intellectual Property Court

Asia IP‘s July issue features an in-depth, comparative look at intellectual property courts around the region entitled “Battle Cry for IP Courts.”  The article quotes Peter Dernbach on the Taiwan IP Court’s broad jurisdiction, its heavy workload, and the role of the IP police in enforcement. Peter leads the Winkler Partners IP practice. Other leading [...]

Peter Dernbach on copyright protection for adult films in Taiwan

Asia IP recently analyzed a landmark Taiwan Intellectual Property Court case in which the IP Court extended copyright protection in Taiwan to adult films.  In the article, WP partner Peter Dernbach comments on the IP Court’s public statements about the case and the prospects for civil damages for copyright infringement involving adult films in the [...]

Taiwan’s IPR Police: Organizational changes and statistics

WP’s Peter Dernbach and Liu Chia-yu attended a presentation to the American Chamber of Commerce’s Intellectual Property and Licensing Committee by Captain Li Qing-quan of the Intellectual Property Rights Police today. The presentation was entitled  ”IP Protection and Enforcement.”  Captain Li also explained the organizational changes that have resulted in the IPR Police becoming part of the [...]

Peter Dernbach quoted in Asia IP on online piracy

Peter Dernbach’s comments on the problem of online piracy and the Taiwan Intellectual Property Office’s proposals to fight it appear in the January issue of Asia IP. Another huge challenge is online piracy, which has been increasing in recent years and for which effective remedies are insufficient in practice, says Peter Dernbach, a partner at [...]

Peter Dernbach on Taiwan’s new exclusionary measures against patent infringing goods

The World Intellectual Property Review recently interviewed WP’s Peter Dernbach on Taiwan’s new border interdiction measures for goods infringing on Taiwanese patents. Patent owners will be able apply to detain infringing goods being imported into Taiwan but must provide a security bond and file an action for patent infringement within 12 days. The new measure [...]

Winkler Partners Ranked as Top 30 Asia IP Firm

Asia Intellectual Property Rankings 2012 has identified Winkler Partners as one of the top 30 IP firms in Asia. Winkler Partners is the only independent Taiwanese firm to make the list, which is published by Asia Legal Business (ALB).  The ALB rankings are based upon metrics including client portfolios, client feedback, and complexity of work. [...]

Trade Secrets Act Update: Meeting at NSC this Friday (13 April)

The Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO) announced today that it has completed a preliminary draft of its amendments to the Trade Secrets Act and that it has invited industry representatives and officials from the Ministry of Justice and the Fair Trade Commission to meet at the National Science Council to discuss the proposed amendments in [...]

Taiwan to Increase Criminal Penalties for Trade Secret Infringement

The Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO) has announced plans to add criminal penalties to the Trade Secrets Act. Currently, the Act permits victims of trade secret theft to recover damages without imposing criminal sanctions. While Taiwan’s Criminal Code (Art. 317) criminalizes the theft of industrial  commercial secrets during the course of employment, the maximum sentence [...]

Peter Dernbach Speaks at INTA Seminar for Indonesian Trademark Office

Peter Dernbach, who leads the IP team at Winkler Partners, spoke this week at a seminar in Jakarta hosted by the International Trademark Association’s  (INTA) Asia-Pacific Trademark Office Practice Subcommittee for the Indonesian Trademark Office. The seminar’s topic was  “Model Examinations Guidelines on Trademark.” Director of the Trademark Office, Dr. Mohammad Adri, attended the event [...]

 

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