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Name: Clarice T. H. Chen
Firm Name: Rich IP & Co.
Country: Taiwan
Expertise: Intellectual Property Law

Telephone: +886-2-2713-1060 ext. 888
Fax: +886-2-2713-1059
Email: [email protected]

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Professional Biography:

Clarice Chen is the managing partner and owner of Rich IP& Co. (RichIP). She received her bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in Chemical Engineer from the National Taiwan University, and master’s degree in Law from Shih Hsin University. She also took the summer courses in Franklin Pierce Law Center, Research in Intellectual Property (IPSI & ALI) in 1999.

Ms. Chen excels in not only the patent and trademark prosecution matters, but also the offense and defence of patent and trademark rights as well the litigation involving patent/trademark rights. She has been engaged in international IP practice since 1990, especially in patent and trademark matter. Ms. Clarice Chen has lectured for local and national organizations in Taiwan on various intellectual property topics.

Ms. Chen supervises both the trademark department and the chemical/biotech team in patent department of RichIP, and provides local and international clients services covering patent prosecution, invalidation, infringement analysis and litigation, as well as trademark registration, opposition, invalidation, cancellation and litigation.

Ms. Chen is a registered patent attorney, trademark agent and registered professional Engineer in Environmental Engineering in Taiwan.

Practice Description:

Ms. Clarice (Tsui-Hua) Chen excels in not only the patent and trademark prosecution matters, but also the offense and defence of patent and trademark rights as well the litigation involving patent/trademark rights. She supervises both the trademark department and the chemical/biotech team in patent department of RichIP, and provides local and international clients services covering patent prosecution, invalidation, infringement analysis and litigation, as well as trademark registration, opposition, invalidation, cancellation and litigation.

In Taiwan, there are only a handful of IP firms equipped with a full-fledged chemical/biochemical team, among which the team in RichIP has particularly been recognised as the most responsive, detail-orientated and disciplined. The technical fields covered by the unique chemical/biotech team of RichIP include, but not limited to, chemistry, chemical engineering, polymer, semiconductor, pharmaceutical, agricultural, life science and biotechnology.

Career & Education:

Before establishing RichIP in 2005, Ms. Clarice (Tsui-Hua) Chen worked for the largest international law firm in Taiwan for about fifteen (15) years and was the Principle of the Patent and Technology Department of said firm.

Ms. Chen received her bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in chemical engineer from the National Taiwan University, and master’s degree in law from Shih Hsin University. She also took the summer courses in Franklin Pierce Law Center, Research in Intellectual Property (IPSI & ALI) in 1999.

Speaking Engagements: (of Writing & Speaking)

Ms. Clarice (Tsui-Hua) Chen has lectured for local and national organizations in Taiwan on various intellectual property topics. Below are some topics she delivered in the past.

  • “How to prepare and handle patent infringement litigation”, Chang Chun Group
  • “Patent Protection of Biomedicals and Its Relationship to Clinical Trial“, China Medical University, Taiwan
  • “Patent Protection of Novel Technology”, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
  • 2017 TIPA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE- Overview of International Patent Law and Practice
  • “Patent Protection, Limitation and Extension,” 7th Pan Pacific Symposium on Stem Cells and Cancer Research (PPSSC)
  • “Protection, Limitation and Infringement of Biotechnology Patent in Taiwan,” 6th Pan Pacific Symposium on Stem Cells and Cancer Research (PPSSC) in conjunction with the 1st Biotechnology Industry Forum of Hsinchu Biomedical Science Park
  • “Patent Infringement and Design Around,” Industrial Development Bureau, MOEA (invited by Medical and Pharmaceutical Industry Technology and Development Center)
  • “Principles of Patent Infringement Assessment, Design Around and Case Studies,” Ministry of Education (invited by China Medical University)
  • “Introduction of Patent-Related Provisions,” Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA)
  • “Patent Prosecution Practice and Procedures,” Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA)
  • “How to prosecute patents quickly and cost-effectively at Taiwan’s IP office,” IP Forum 2009, Managing Intellectual Property
  • “Pharmaceutical Patents and Cases,” Roche Products Ltd., Taiwan
  • “Patent Infringement Litigation,” Taipei Biotech Association
  • “Patent Infringement and Related Examples Analysis,” Taipei Biotech Association
  • “Patent Infringement Analysis,” Pharmaceutical Industry Technology and Development Center
  • “Administrative Remedy Proceedings,” Chinese National Federation of Industries
  • “Patent Opposition/Cancellation Practice and Procedure and Related Administrative Remedy Proceedings,” Chinese National Federation of Industries
  • “Practice of and Strategy for Cancellation Actions,” Chinese National Federation of Industries
  • “Patent Prosecution Practice and Procedures,” Chinese National Federation of Industries
  • Advanced Patent Practice Training Seminar sponsored by Chinese Society of Inventions
  • “Patent Law and Relevant Regulations,” China Industrial & Commercial Research Institute
  • “Filing Patent Applications and Tips for Drafting Patent Specifications,” Taiwan Economic Development & Research Academy
  • “Patent Law and Methods and Practice for Enforcing Patent Rights,” China Industrial & Commercial Research Institute
  • “Successful Opposition and Cancellation Actions,” Tze-Chiang Foundation of Science & Technology
  • “Patent Opposition/Cancellation Practice and Procedure and Related Administrative Remedy Proceedings,” Chinese National Federation of Industries
  • “Procedures for Patent Administrative Remedy,” National Taiwan Intellectual Property Training Academy (TIPA)
  • “Strategy of Filing Patent Worldwidely,” National Chung-Hsing University, Technology Transfer Center
  • “Procedure of and Guidelines for Patent Prosecution,” Feng-Chia University, Technology Transfer Center
  • “Patent Examination Guidelines,” Feng-Chia University, Technology Transfer Center
  • “Patent Systems and Related Provisions and Practice,” National Central University
  • “Tips of New Patent Law,” Feng-Chia University, Technology Transfer Center
  • “Technology and Patent-Related Provisions,” Yuan-Ze University, Executive Master of Business Administration
  • “Introduction of Patent Law,” Kwan-Wu Institute of Technology
  • “Introduction of Intellectual Property Rights,” Van-Nung Institute of Technology

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