Jaime I. Cheng

Senior Of Counsel
EXPERIENCE
  • Associate, McDermott & McNamara, LLP, Los Angeles, CA (2004)
  • Law Clerk, Law Offices of Roger C. Hsu, Pasadena, CA (2002-2004)
  • Law Clerk, State Bar of California, Los Angeles, CA (2001-2002)
PROFESSIONAL & ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS
  • State Bar of California; Inter-Pacific Bar Association
FIELDS OF EXPERTISE
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Joint Ventures
    Intellectual Property Transactions
  • Nondisclosure/Non-Compete
  • Technology Transfer / Licensing
  • Joint Development / OEM / ODM
PREVIOUS PROJECTS AND CASES
  • Represented a Taiwan shareholder in the acquisition of 51% of the equity shares of a die casting manufacturer in the PRC from her joint venture partner to become the sole shareholder
  • Advised Interconnect Devices, Inc. in the acquisition of a company specialized in designing, development, manufacture and assembly of products and raw materials used in the testing of semiconductors, including performing due diligence of its PRC operations in Suzhou and providing general legal advice relating to the acquisition agreement
  • Represented Eternal Chemical Co., Ltd. in
  • the sale of its wholly owned subsidiary Epoch Material Co., Ltd. to Cabot Microelectronics Global Corporation
  • Advised Milestone Partners in various acquisitions, including its acquisition of a leading electronic safe solutions company, which has operations in Ningbo, PRC, including performing due diligence and providing general legal advice relating to the merger agreements
  • Represented InterServ International Inc. in an asset transfer and license agreement with Perfect World
  • Represented Rapala B.V. in a trademark acquisition, including the drafting and negotiation of an exclusive supply agreement and asset purchase agreement
  • Represented a Taiwan shareholder of an air-evacuable storage bag manufacturer in connection with the sale of its PRC operations
  • Advised Newbridge Capital Co., Ltd. in a proposed merger & acquisition transaction, including performing due diligence, and contract review
  • Represented One-Laptop-Per Child in the drafting and negotiation of manufacturing agreements with its original equipment manufacturers of the XO-1 laptop
PUBLICATION
  • Co-Author, "Technology M&A 2019", Getting the Deal Through, November 2018
  • Co-Author, "Cryptocurrency Laws and Regulations in Taiwan", Asia Business Law Journal, July 13, 2018
  • Co-Author, "Taiwan Chapter", Global Privacy and Security Law Handbook.
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
  • Moderator, "Open Source Software", 26th Annual meeting & Conference of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association, Kuala Lumpur, April 16, 2016
  • Panelist, "Double Session on Big Data I + II", 25th Annual meeting & Conference of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association, Hong Kong, May 9, 2015
  • Moderator, "Intellectual Property Rights: Searching for a Sustainable Balance" 24nd Annual Meeting & Conference of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association, May 8, 2014
  • Moderator, "Privacy: Specific Issues", iTechLaw Asia-Pacific Conference, February 28, 2014
  • Panelist, "Free Trade Agreements in Asia – What Works and What Does Not?" 22nd Annual Meeting & Conference of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association, May 3, 2012
QUALIFICATION
  • Admitted to the Bar 2003, California
  • California Supreme Court (2003); U.S. District Court,
  • Southern District of Calif., United States (2003)
EDUCATION
  • Loyola Law School (J.D., 2003)- Los Angeles
  • University of California – San Diego (B.S., 2000)
  • National Taiwan University (MBA, 2014)
LANGUAGES
Mandarin and English