Yu-Li Tsai

Yu-Li Tsai is our exclusively recommended Patent Law expert in Taiwan on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Yu-Li directly using the contact details listed above.

Mr. Tsai, a patent attorney graduated from Department of Electrical Engineering of National Taiwan University (NTUEE), which is the best engineering school in Taiwan. Out of the interest of communication system, he immediately had attended in the Graduate Institute of Communication Engineering (GICE) of NTU since his graduation from NTUEE and has received his master’s degree after 2-year’s research. During his research life in GICE, he also started to get involved in knowledge and skills of patent-related matters for taking the bar examination for Patent Attorneys. He has passed the exam having a pass rate lower than 4%, and received the qualification of patent attorney.

Mr. Tsai also attended and gained an IP master degree from Law School of University of New Hampshire, also known as Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property. Right after the graduation, he had an opportunity to work for InterDigital, Inc. in Delaware for a short period, and then passed the U.S. Patent Registration Examination. He also passed China Patent Agent Examination recently.

Currently, Mr. Tsai is working for Deep & Far Attorneys-at-Law as a patent attorney and concurrently majoring a law master in National Chiao Tong University.

Mr. Tsai is quite proud of the fact that more than one fifth of the top 100 corporations have been clients of Deep & Far, and that more than 50% of the patent-experienced companies in the Hsinchu Science Industrial Park have entrusted their IPR work to this firm. It is Mr. Tsai’s firm belief that in the competition market, clients will only entrust their

Education

Mr. Tsai, a patent attorney graduated from Department of Electrical Engineering of National Taiwan University (NTUEE). He immediately had attended in the Graduate Institute of Communication Engineering (GICE) of NTU since his graduation from NTUEE and has received his master’s degree after 2-year’s research. Mr. Tsai also attended and gained an IP master degree from Law School of University of New Hampshire, also known as Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property. Currently, Mr. Tsai is majoring a law master in National Chiao Tong University

Admission

  • Taiwan Patent Attorney
  • U.S. Patent Agent
  • China Patent Agent

Firm Overview:

Deep & Far was founded in 1992 and is one of the largest law firms in this country.  The firm is presently focussed on the practice in separate or in combination of all aspects of intellectual property rights (IPRs) including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, unfair competition, and/or licensing, counseling, litigation and/or transaction thereof.  Since this firm edges itself into the IPRs field, the firm quickly comes to fame.  As an illustration, this firm often is one of the largest sources from which foreign filing orders originate.

The fascinating rise of this firm begins from the founder of Deep & Far attorneys-at-law, C. F. Tsai, who is the one first patent practitioner in this country who both has technological and law backgrounds and is qualified as a local attorney-at-law.  The patent attorneys and patent engineers in this firm normally hold outstanding and advanced degrees and are generally graduated from the top five universities in this country and/or the university in the US.  Our prominent staffs are dedicated to provide the best quality service in IPRs.  As a proof, about one half of top 100 incorporations in this country have experiences of seeking patented their techniques, but more than one fifth of the top 100 incorporations are/were clients of this firm.  Furthermore, Hi-Tech companies in the science-based industrial park located at Hsin Chu play an important role in booming the economy of this country. About one half of which have experiences in seeking patented their techniques, and out of more than 60% of the patent-experienced companies in that park have ever entrusted their IPR works to this firm.

We have experienced in seeking IPR-protections for our clients in more than 100 territories all over the world.  We have thousands of IPR-cases respectively prosecuted before official Patent Offices of major industrialised countries.  This firm not only is the most competent in IPR-related matters in this country but also is very familiar with IPR-practices in major industrialised countries.  As a matter of fact, this firm oftentimes tries and makes precedents of new claim-drafting styles.  While we might have become wonderfully famed locally with remarkable appreciation and respects, we would like to extend our services for internationalised or quality service-requiring foreign conglomerated giants, corporations or individuals.  We strongly believe that we will win more applause from clients all over the world.

Dr Nikolaos Lyberis

Dr Nikolaos Lyberis is our exclusively recommended Patent Law expert in Greece on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Nikolaos directly using the contact details listed above.

Nikolaos is an attorney admitted at the Athens Bar Association (1984). He is the Managing Partner of Vayanos Kostopoulos Law Firm, specialising in Intellectual Property Law in Greece, Cyprus and worldwide. He is a litigator before the Supreme Courts for civil and administrative matters, representing prestigious clients in trademark, patent and other intellectual property rights conflicts from all branches of industry and commerce.

Nikolaos is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Law School of the European University Cyprus (EUC), lecturing Greek and Cypriot Intellectual Property Law and Trust Law. He holds a PhD in European economic and banking law from the Law School of Hamburg University and has served as legal advisor (Referent) at the Max-Planck-Institute for Foreign and Private International Law in Hamburg for 11 years, delivering legal advices to inquiring German courts.

Nikolaos was selected in 2020 as an ordinary member of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Industrial Property Academy, an institution operating in the frame of the Greek Patent Office, responsible for education and training of intellectual property counsels, thus fostering innovation and patent protection in Greece. In 2014-2015 he was appointed as an ordinary member of the Board of Directors of the Greek Patent Office (OBI).

In the years 2005-2010 Nikolaos worked as an active member of the Legislative Committee of the Ministry of Development and Investments for drafting the Greek Trademarks Law 4072/2012, resp. Law 4155/2013, for the implementation of the Intellectual Property Enforcement Directive EC 48/2004 in the Greek legal order. Nikolaos is a member of numerous Greek and international associations focusing on IP law and related legal fields.

He is the author of various contributions, inter alia on aspects of European Trademark, Unfair Competition, Patent and Design Laws.

Dr Nikolaos Lyberis has conducted intellectual property seminars for the post-graduate program of the Medical School of Athens University, educational programs for Examiners of the Greek Trademarks Office and other entities.

Rogelio Nicandro

Rogelio Nicandro is our exclusively recommended Patent Law expert in the Philippines on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Rogelio directly using the contact details listed above.

Rogelio is a member of the Executive Board and the head of the Intellectual Property group. His practice focuses on intellectual property, litigation, and arbitration.

Rogelio started practicing law immediately after the bar when he was invited by his professor, William R. Veto, a commercial law authority and senior counsel of Tañada Carreon Tañada, to be his legal assistant. He handled civil and commercial litigation at the trial and appellate level. He also handled insurance and intellectual property, variegated contracts, and prepared opinions for his banking clientele.

Rogelio joined the firm in 1969. In his early years, his practice was concentrated on litigation, civil and commercial, with some criminal cases. He was also into contracts, banking, corporations, intellectual property, and condominiums. He is a pioneer in condominium law practice, having been counsel for the earliest condominium projects in the Philippines.

Rogelio has acted as panel chairman and arbitrator in significant cases and has been elected since 1996 as trustee of the Philippine Dispute Resolution Centre, the country’s foremost arbitration centre.

In 1999, he became the head of the intellectual property department of the firm. He regularly attends international IP congresses where he often contributes country reports and position papers. He is past president of the Licensing Executives Society International, Philippine Group.

From 1987 to 2011, Rogelio was a legal consultant of the Asian Development Bank. He also taught Election Law in Ateneo Law School for eight years. He was lead counsel of the National Movement for Free Elections, particularly, for its successful accreditation as the citizen’s arm for the snap presidential elections of 1986 before the Marcos-controlled Commission on Elections. He likewise handled human rights cases and became Counsel General of the Brotherhood of Nationalistic, Involved and Free Attorneys to Combat Injustice and Oppression, a human rights lawyers’ group. He is past president of the Legal Management Association of the Philippines.

Rogelio Nicandro received his A.B. Philosophy degree from San Beda College and is a graduate of the Ateneo de Manila School of Law.

Oscar Mago

Oscar Mago is our exclusively recommended Patent Law expert in Peru on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Oscar directly using the contact details listed above.

Mr. Mago is the founding partner and CEO of the Law Firm OMC Abogados & Consultores. He has more than 30 years of experience in the field of Intellectual Property Law. He is responsible for the management of the IP department where he provides his experience in Trademarks and Patents applications, oppositions, advice for cases of unfair competition and infringement actions, copyright, industrial design, among others.

Likewise, Mr. Mago is a member of an extensive network of professional contacts among which we can mention the International Trademark Association (INTA), Inter American Intellectual Property Association (ASIPI), ECTA (European Communities Trade Mark Association), Associação Brasileira da Propriedade Intelectual (ABPI), Associação Paulista De Propriedade Intelectual (ASPI) and MARQUES.

His professional lab or has been recognised many times in the rankings specialised of IP such as Chambers and Partners, IP Stars, Managing IP, Leader League and The Best Lawyers.

Some Comments On Your Professional Performance:

“Always in a good mood and ready to give clients the best advice”, proactive and hands-on Oscar Mago leads the all-encompassing IP practice, taking charge of all trademark matters at the Lima office. “A brilliant IP attorney with profound knowledge of the law, Mago is extremely responsive and always seeks to provide the best results for clients at truly cost-effective prices.” (WTR 1000 Ranking 2021: Intellectual Property)

Oscar Mago is co-head of department and market specialists consider that he is “very assertive and quick in his answers.” Other interviewees deem him to be “very professional and very responsible when working; he considers us a priority.” (Latin Chambers 2021: Intellectual Property)

Maria Athanassiadou

Maria Athanasiadou is our exclusively recommended Patent Law expert in Greece on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Maria directly using the contact details listed above.

Maria Athanassiadou is an Attorney at Law and one of the founding partners of Dr. Helen G. Papaconstantinou and Partners, Law Firm (HP&P).  With more than 25 years’ experience in all intellectual property fields, she focuses her practise on IP litigation, prosecution and counselling, with a particular emphasis on patents, utility models, supplementary protection certificates, industrial designs and trademarks. Ms. Athanassiadou advises major international as well as local clients especially in the pharmaceutical sector, assisting them to build and develop effective strategies that suit their business objectives and purposes. She is admitted to practise before the Supreme Court and the Council of State.

Ms. Athanassiadou is a regular contributor to Wolters Kluwer Manual IP, Katzarov’s Manual on Industrial Property and in several INTA resources as well as to various significant trademark, designs and patent publications. Recent contributions include:

  • Business Brief: Greece, WIPR Annual 2020 (co-author)
  • Patents in Greece, Lexology GTDT, April 2020
  • Designs 2020 – A Global Guide: Greece, supplement to World Trademark Review, December 2019;
  • General Court provides guidance on proof of enhanced distinctiveness, WTR Daily, November 2019
  • Greece: Patent Litigation – Comparative Guide, The Legal 500 & The In-House Lawyer, November 2019 (co-author)
  • General Court confirms likelihood of confusion between H’UGO’S and HUGO’S BURGER BAR- WTR Daily, July 2019
  • 3rd Edition Intellectual Property Country Comparative Guide, The Legal 500 & The Legal 500 & The In-House Lawyer, June 2019 (co-author)
  • Patents in Greece, Lexology GTDT, May 2019
  • Business Brief: Greece, WIPR Annual 2019 (co-author)
  • Patents in Europe: Helping business compete in the global economy 2019/2020, supplement to IAM, April 2019
  • General Court rules on genuine use of figurative trademarks MEBLO – WTR Daily – March 2019, Designs 2019 A Global Guide.

Practice Areas

  • Patents
  • Industrial Designs Department

Memberships

  • Member of International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)
  • Member of the Pharmaceutical Trademarks Group (PTMG)
  • Member of International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Athens Bar Association, as from 1996

Education

  • Masters’ degree in Spanish studies, University of Barcelona, 2018
  • Law Degree, University of Athens, Greece, 1994

Languages

Greek, English, Spanish, French, German

Firm Description:

HP&P started as a solo practice, founded by Dr. Panagiotis Theodorides in 1920 and is one of the oldest Trademark and Patent Law Firms in Greece. The firm specialised from the very beginning in all aspects of Intellectual Property Law, primarily Patents, Trademarks, Industrial Designs, Copyright, Domain Names, Unfair Competition, Licensing and all related litigation. Over the past 99 years, the Firm has grown steadily to become the largest Firm in Greece to specialise exclusively in IP. Dr. Helen Papaconstantinou joined the firm in 1965, became a full partner in 1971, and has been heading the firm since 1986.

In order to better serve its clients and maintain a competitive practice covering the broad spectrum of Intellectual Property Law, the firm evolved into two distinct branches in 1996, the one under the old firm name LAW OFFICE DR. P.D. THEODORIDES – DR. H.G. PAPACONSTANTINOU covering Trademarks, Domain Names, Copyright, Customs Monitoring Procedures and all Intellectual Property related litigation and the other under the name DR. HELEN G. PAPACONSTANTINOU, JOHN V. FILIAS AND ASSOCIATES, Business Consultants, S.A. covering Patents, Industrial Designs, Utility Models and all related activities and consulting. Over the years, the firm extended its services to cover Supplementary Protection Certificates, Plant Breeders’ rights, Anti-Counterfeiting and Antipiracy law, New Media and Technology Law, Franchising, Commercial and Corporate Services, Internet, E-Commerce and Domain Names.

In 2015, 95th anniversary of the firm, Dr. Helen G. Papaconstantinou opened a new page in its history, announcing the founding of the Law Firm Dr. Helen G. Papaconstantinou and Partners (HP&P), which evolved from the two aforementioned branches, moving forward with all the existing staff, who bring with them their expertise, experience and knowledge.  After her retirement her legacy continues through the commitment of the partners of the firm to her high standards and the excellent quality of work of the whole crew of highly qualified lawyers and supporting staff.

The Managing Partner of HP&P is Eva Yazitzoglou and the other three partners are: Miranda Theodoridou, Maria Athanassiadou and Fotini Kardiopoulis. This move, adjusting the practice to the modern standards of the legal profession, aims at increasing the depth and breadth of services to our international superb client base and to fully secure the needs of our clients with portfolios of various IP rights. We are committed to continue working hard to deliver high quality tailored expert services in the IP sector and look forward to exploring opportunities to provide you with additional value in new areas.

International Experience

HP&P is home to 12 fully qualified Attorneys with considerable experience in intellectual property matters over many years of practice and 40 highly specialized technical counsellors-patent translators. Two of our Attorneys are European Patent Attorneys. Most of our Attorneys are active members of various national and international professional bodies and regularly contribute to several publications in the IP field, both Greek and International.

At HP&P we serve our foreign clients in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian. We closely collaborate with 40 technical counsellors, who have accredited degrees (the majority including post-graduate studies as well) in sciences, (e.g. physics, chemistry/biochemistry, biology and electrical/electronic, chemical and mechanical engineering). Most of them are or have been involved in academic research. They are competent translators for English, French and German and regularly provide consulting services of the highest quality, based on their technical expertise in patent matters.

Diverse clientele

Our client base covers a very broad spectrum including law firms and prestigious companies in the fields of pharmaceuticals, chemicals, cosmetics, constructions, telecommunications, energy, biotechnology, food, alcoholic and soft beverages, fashion, finance and banking, education, and many more. Our clients range from the trademark and patent departments of large and small international companies directly represented by HP&P, through to multi-national and small companies represented by HP&P indirectly through trademark and patent agents from all over the world. In addition to our intellectual property activities in Greece, HP&P maintains a close collaboration with outstanding Law Offices in Cyprus and the Arabic countries and has acquired experience in the handling of trademark and patent matters in these countries for many years. In addition to that, our broad network of carefully selected IP law firms, with whom we have built a strong relationship of trust and confidence over the years, permits us to manage our clients’ IP portfolios in each and every country of the world where their interests extend.

Le Quoc Chen

Le Quoc Chen is our exclusively recommended Patent Law expert in Vietnam on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Le Quoc directly using the contact details listed above.

Welcome to ANNAM IP & LAW – one of the most professional Intellectual Property & Law Firms in Vietnam, member of APAA, INTA and VIPA. We provide our clients with a full range of intellectual property services to protect their inventions, trademarks, industrial designs and related matters not only in Vietnam, but also in Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar and other jurisdictions. We also provide our clients with legal advices on Finance and Corporate and Business Law.

With a staff consists of lawyers and patent and trademark agents practicing in the intellectual property field since 1992, we have been handling thousand of patent, trademark and design applications for a large scale of clients from individuals to corporations.

Our Patent Division:

As our patent attorneys and technical staffs have graduated in different technical universities that covers Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Bio-technology, Electrical, Mechanical fields etc., patent applications have been prepared, followed and handled by person who is in the right technical field of the invention.

With a deep understanding the importance of patent specification translation, in addition to our in-house translation staff, we have technical associates including professors, specialist and engineers who works for the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Hanoi University of Pharmacy, Institute of Chemistry, Hanoi University of Technology. They have been effectively supporting our patent division to provide our clients with precise Vietnamese specification versions and technical advices.

Our Trademark Division:

With the experiences in more than 18 years practicing in the intellectual property field, our attorneys and associates will provide you with professional advices before filing trademark/design applications. Our mottoes are accuracy, timely and cost effective.

A close relationship with the National Office of Intellectual Property, which we understand as an important component for patent/design/trademark prosecution success has been established since the beginning of our practice.

We also maintain and strengthen our professional relation with the state enforcement authorities including judicial systems (the Courts and prosecutors), Market Management Bureau, Economic Police, etc.