Tuesday September 26 2017, 19:09pm

Lee, Tsai & Partners
Lee, Tsai & Partners

9F, 218 Tun Hwa S. Road, Sec. 2
Taipei 106
Taiwan
R.O.C.

Tel: 886.2.2378.5780
Fax: 886.2.2378.5781
Email: lawtec@leetsai.com
www.leetsai.com

Lee, Tsai & Partners Attorneys-at-Law is a full service law firm with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, media and entertainment, infrastructure projects, employment law, capital markets, general corporate affairs, environmental protection law, international trade laws, tobacco industry related legal issues, and taxation. We also have substantial experience in representing companies and state entities in disputes before the International Chamber of Commerce, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution, China Maritime Arbitration Commission, CIETAC, and other institutions.

We have positioned and equipped ourselves with the ability to adapt to the rapid changes in the Greater China area that have resulted from China’s economic liberalization by engaging the top local experts and professionals within the area and leveraging our alliances and networks in Shanghai, Beijing and Taipei. As a Greater China local law firm, we are intimately familiar with the language, culture and laws of the Greater China area. We leverage our local expertise and network to provide the most efficient services to our clients, while providing an international standard of legal service.

Offices of Lee, Tsai & Partners

Taipei, Taiwan
The Lee Tsai Group started in Taipei with the founding of our Taipei office in 1998. We provide a total solution for companies investing in the Greater China region in terms of full legal services ranging from merger & acquisition, capital market and business consulting to infrastructure projects, green energy, intellectual property, culture and entertainment law, employment, competition and environmental protection law.

Lee, Tsai & Partners Attorneys-at-Law
Tel: (886 2) 2378 5780
Fax: (886 2) 2378 5781

Shanghai, China
Our Shanghai office, established in 2001, specializes in assisting multinational companies and Taiwanese companies in their inbound investments into China. In the past decade, the Shanghai team has supported numerous enterprises in establishing and advancing their businesses in Mainland China.

Shanghai Lee, Tsai & Partners Attorneys-at-Law
Lee, Tsai & Partners Intellectual Property Consulting Inc., Shanghai
Lee, Tsai & Partners Intellectual Property Agency Ltd., Shanghai
Tel: (86 21) 6288 2988
Fax: (86 21) 6288 2989

Beijing, China
We opened our Beijing office in 2010, which is dedicated to assisting multinational companies in developing their business in the more integrated economy of the Greater China region and assisting local PRC companies in their outbound investments with a specific focus on investments into Taiwan.

Lee, Tsai & Partners Intellectual Property Consulting Inc.(Beijing Branch)
Tel: (86 10) 8306 5860
Fax: (86 10) 8306 5861

CT-Lee

Dr. Chung-Teh Lee has served as counsel to a wide range of companies and industries, both domestic and foreign, providing them with legal advice on their Taiwan related legal matters. Dr. Chung-Teh Lee is also recognized as one of the foremost lawyers in construction law. Under his leadership, our firm has a developed an established construction law practice with a client portfolio of industry leaders. Further, he’s authored several works regarding the structure and legal issues of BOT projects under Taiwan law.

 

The firm served as Taiwan counsel in the following notable cases of 2013-2016:

  1. Lee, Tsai & Partners advised Interserv International Inc. in a private placement worth NT$212,842,500, which resulted in a change of control in the company. Our services included the drafting and negotiation of a share subscription agreement and the agreements between major shareholders.
  2. Lee, Tsai & Partners represented Hsin Tao Power Corporation (i) in setting aside a Taiwan Fair Trade Commission (“TFTC”) decision on a concerted action regarding a joint refusal to reduce the tariffs for power supply involving our client and 8 other independent power producers in Taipei High Administrative Court, and (ii) in defending against damage claims initiated by Taiwan Power Company, aggregating to NT$7 billion, arising from the TFTC decision.
  3. Lee, Tsai & Partners successfully defended IntervalZero, Inc. (“IntervalZero”) and its legal representative in a business infringement action filed by Advantech Co., Ltd. (“Advantech”). Advantech alleged that IntervalZero and its legal representative tortiously interfered with Advantech’s business by asserting that Advantech was not a licensed distributor of IntervalZero’s RTX software products, and that the RTX software products in its inventory were unlicensed and illegal. The judge issued the opinion on February 16, 2015 and dismissed all of Advantech’s claims.
  4. Lee, Tsai & Partners wins First Instance in IP Court for Taipei Fubon Commercial Bank Co., Ltd. against Bank of Taipei. The firm, on behalf of Taipei Fubon Commercial Bank Co., Ltd. (“Taipei Fubon Bank”), filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against “Bank of Taipei” to stop it from using “Bank of Taipei” as its trademark, corporate name and domain name. On January 30, 2015, the first instance of the IP Court announced that Bank of Taipei shall cease using “Bank of Taipei” as its trademark, corporate name, and domain name.
  5. Lee, Tsai & Partners acted as legal advisors to Chime Ball Technology Co., Ltd. in the technology transfer and acquisition of 19 patents and other assets from Maskless Lithography Inc. for a total value of US$7.95 million (2014.12 )
  6. Lee, Tsai & Partners wins Supreme Court Appeal for Taipei Fubon Commercial Bank Co., Ltd. against Greater Taipei Commercial Bank Co., Ltd. The firm, on behalf of Taipei Fubon Commercial Bank Co., Ltd. (“Taipei Fubon Bank”), filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Greater Taipei Commercial Bank Co., Ltd. (“Greater Taipei Bank”, a.k.a “Bank of Taipei”) to stop it from using “Greater Taipei” as its corporate name. On May 7, 2013, Supermen Court overruled the appeal brought by Greater Taipei Bank, and the decision becomes final that Greater Taipei Bank shall cease using “Greater Taipei” as its corporate name.
  7. Represented Macquarie Capital Group Limited in connection with the offering and listing of all of the units of a business trust, Asian Pay Television Trust, on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited.
  8. Acted for Samsung Electronic Corporation in its unfair competition case in Taiwan.
  9. Represented Test Rite International Co. in the sale of its majority interest in Tong Lung Metal Industry Co (TLM), a leading door lockset maker, to Stanley Black & Decker Inc. (SBD).
  10. Represented Sita Waste Management Services Ltd. (Taiwan Branch) in its dispute against the Kaohsiung City Government, under which our client is entitled a contractual adjustment of NT$870 million to NT$1.2 billion. In April 2013, the Kaohsiung City Government dropped its appeal against a District Court’s decision to uphold the arbitration award.