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Managing Partner Dr. George Lin Speaks to Global Webinar About Trade Secrets Protection in Taiwan

March 31, 2016

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Dr. George Lin, founder and managing partner of Lin & Partners, a leading Taiwan law firm to global corporations, financial institutions, and government agencies, was the featured speaker today at a webinar attended by private practice lawyers and in-house counsels from around the world. The webinar was hosted by Amer Asia Alliance, an alliance of law firms in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea to which leading corporations and law firms turn to legal services and quality trusted support. The representative expertise of the member law firms includes Anti-Trust, Asset Freezing/Tracing, Bankruptcy/Fraud, Data Privacy/Data Protection, Employment/Labor, Intellectual Property, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities and Trademark/Copyright.

Lin & Partners earlier published an article on trade secrets protection in Taiwan for Amer Asia’s online magazine.

Dr. Lin was assisted in the webinar by Of Counsel Ross Darrell Feingold and Senior Associate David Lee.

As part of the webinar, Dr. Lin discussed legal options for trade secret owners to initiate civil and criminal legal action under Taiwan’s Trade Secrets Act as well as the Civil Law. Dr. Lin described the challenges foreign parties face to initiate actions, costs, and litigation procedures. Dr. Lin also discussed the enforceability of clauses in employee documentation, such as non-compete clauses, under both court precedent and local labor law.

In addition, Dr. Lin recently prominent court cases involving Taiwan and Korean semiconductor companies that involved allegations of trade secrets theft.

“We’re honored to share our knowledge about Taiwan trade secrets law with a global audience. With Taiwan’s leading role in the global information technology supply chain, protection of intellectual property such as trade secrets is a crucial issue for the success of our economy,” said Dr. Lin. “We look forward to working with Amer Asia clients who need assistance with trade secrets protection in Taiwan.”

*** About Lin & Partners ***

Lin & Partners is a Taipei, Taiwan boutique law firm, with practice groups in Banking, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution & Investigations, Electronic Commerce & E-Payments, Employment, Financial Products, Gaming & Hospitality, Government Affairs & Public Policy, Infrastructure & Public Procurement and Intellectual Property. The firm is annually recognized by numerous publications for its expertise and as a leading law firm in Taiwan.