Trade Mark Registration
Lee, Tsai & Partners provides all trademark prosecution services including filing applications, responding to office actions, and maintaining registrations in Taiwan, China, and other countries through coordination with foreign associates for management of international trademark portfolios. Also, Lee, Tsai & Partners constantly provides counseling in trademark use, protection, enforcement, and assists clients in negotiation of trademark-related agreements for license, co-existence, and assignment.
Major Clients (Alphabetical Order)
- Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation
- Fantastic Natural Cosmetics Limited (FANCL)
- Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited
- Griffin Technology, Inc.
- Monsanto Technology LLC
- Moschino S.p.A.
- Rapala VMC Corporation
- Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
- Semiconductor Components Industries, L.L.C.
- TRUPER HERRAMIENTAS, S.A. DE C.V.
- Wyse Technology Inc.
- July 31, 2019
When a trademark owner uses a registered trademark by changing its device, the registered trademark should be deemed used only if this is sufficient to cause the consumers to perceive that such changed trademark is the same as the original registered trademark according to general social constructs (Taiwan)
- February 28, 2019
The trademark right of an unregistered trademark not protected even though it is used earlier; however, the holder of the earlier used trademark is exceptionally granted with a remedy right to avoid trademark squatting conducted by plagiarizing and imitating a trademark created by another person (Taiwan)
- July 31, 2018
If a trademark applicant who becomes aware of a trademark used earlier by another person intends to imitate such trademark by registering a similar trademark for use on similar goods, such registration shall be prohibited, and this is not a precondition by whether the relevant public or consumers are likely to be confused or led to misidentification (Taiwan)
- June 30, 2018
Although the plaintiff in a trademark infringement lawsuit did not substantiate actual confusions or misidentifications, still the likelihood of confusions and misidentification were shown in the results of a market survey commissioned to a market survey institution upon application by the defendant in this lawsuit (Taiwan)