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Intellectual property protection in Taiwan

Intellectual Property in Taiwan

1. Taiwan general info

Taiwan, officially the Republic of China, is a state in East Asia. Neighbouring states include the People's Republic of China to the West, Japan to the East and Northeast, and the Philippines to the South. Taipei is the political capital as well as economic and cultural centre in Taiwan.

International Country Code:  TW

Time zone:     UTC+8                             

Currency:    Taiwan New Dollar (TWD)

Brief information about Patent registration in Taiwan

Brief information about Trademark registration in Taiwan

Brief information about Industrial Design registration in Taiwan

2. IP Legal Base in Taiwan

Patent Act
Trademark Act
Copyright Act
Trade Secrets Act
Integrated Circuit Layout Protection Act

3. Patent Office Contact Details

Intellectual Property Office
185 Hsinhai Rd., Sec. 2
Taipei 10637
Phone: (+886)2-2738-0007
Fax: (+886)2-2377-9875

4. IP registration costs

Fees associated with registration of IP rights in Taiwan are available in the fee calculator.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by TJIP International Patent Trademark Firm on 01/09/2017
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Taiwanese IP Laws.