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2021 年 6 月 1 日

Imminent Implementation of the Commercial Case Adjudication Law (Taiwan)

Aaron Chen and Nora Shih [1] After the Commercial Case Adjudication Law (hereinafter, the “Law”) was released on January 15, 2020, it is decided that the Law will go into effect on July 1 this year (2021).  This Law Firm […]
2021 年 6 月 1 日

If only the favorable or unfavorable part of a witness’ testimony is taken as the basis for factual determination, and it can hardly be concluded that the decision does not violate laws and regulations (Taiwan)

Frank Sun The Supreme Court rendered the 109-Tai-Shang-909 Decision of December 17, 2020 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that if only the favorable or unfavorable part of a witness’ testimony is taken as the basis for factual determination, it is against […]
2021 年 6 月 1 日

An analysis of an application for a temporary injunction by the satellite channel enterprise for license renewal (Taiwan)

Emily Chueh The Supreme Administrative Court rendered the 109-Cai-2220 Ruling of December 11, 2020 (hereinafter, the “Ruling”), holding that an application for a temporary injunction is preconditioned by the existence of claims in the case, and the applicant can file […]
2021 年 6 月 1 日

The standard for determining suggestive marks and pure descriptions of product functions (Taiwan)

Yuki Chiang On December 10, 2020, the Intellectual Property Court rendered the 109-Hang-Shang-Su-80 Decision of December 10, 2020.  According to the underlying facts, the Plaintiff applied to register “有酵蜜” [literally meaning “Enzyme-containing Honey”] as a trademark (hereinafter, the “Application”) and […]
2021 年 6 月 1 日

A company shall not act as a guarantor except as otherwise provided by law or the company’s articles of incorporation (Taiwan)

Albert Yen The Supreme Administrative Court rendered the 109-Tai-Shang-2623 Decision of November 4, 2020 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that a company shall not act as a guarantor except as otherwise provided by law or the company’s articles of incorporationa company. […]
2021 年 6 月 1 日

Introduction to SPACs (Taiwan)

Jaime Cheng, Jack Hsieh[1] Despite being around since the 1990s, in the last two years, we’ve seen a significant surge in the number of public offerings conducted via special purpose acquisition companies (“SPACs”) in the United States.  The number of […]
2021 年 6 月 1 日

Regulations of the Supreme People’s Court on Issues in the Handling of Administrative Applications for Retrials (Mainland China)

Di Wu In order to effectively protect the right of a party to apply for retrial and thoroughly and effectively resolve administrative disputes, as well as leverage the administrative trial practice of the people’s courts, the Supreme People’s Court formulated […]
2021 年 6 月 1 日

Constraining competitors from participating in competition through an exclusive distribution agreement will constitute a concerted action under the Fair Trade Law (Taiwan)

Aaron Chen & Sally Yang[1] With respect to the case involving the concerted action of three pharmaceutical companies, namely, TTY Biopharm Co., Ltd. (hereinafter, “Company A”), Lotus Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (hereinafter, “Company B”), and Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (hereinafter, “Company […]
 

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