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Name: Clarice T. H. Chen
Firm Name: Sigma IPR (formerly, Rich IP& Co.)
Country: Taiwan
Expertise: Intellectual Property Law

Telephone: +886-2-2508-2918 ext. 888
Fax: +886-2-2508-2900
Email: clarice.chen@sigmaipr.com

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Professional Biography:

Clarice Chen is our exclusively recommended Intellectual Property Law expert in Taiwan on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Clarice directly using the contact details listed above.

Ms. Carice Chen is the Managing Director of Sigma IPR (formerly, Rich IP& Co.). Before starting her carrier in 2005, Ms. Clarice 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. 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 in 1999.

Ms. Carice 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. Carice Chen has lectured for local and national organisations in Taiwan on various intellectual property topics, 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.

Practice Description:

Ms. Carice 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 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 Sigma IPR has particularly been recognised as the most responsive, detail-orientated and disciplined. The technical fields covered by the team of Sigma IPR include, but not limited to, chemistry, chemical engineering, computer science, artificial intelligence, electrical engineering, information engineering, polymer, semiconductor, pharmaceutical, agricultural, life science and biotechnology.

Speaking Engagements (of Writing & Speaking):

Ms. Carice Chen has lectured for local and national organisations in Taiwan on various intellectual property topics. Below are some topics she delivered in the past.

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

Advisory Excellence Appoints Clarice T. H. Chen and Sigma IPR Intellectual Property Law Firm in Taiwan (streetinsider.com)

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