Supported patent filings

Direct Filing

Deadline: 12 months
Power of Attorney: Yes*
Assignments: No
Language: Chinese**
Translation Extension: Yes***
Excess Claims Fee: No****
Examination Request: Optional at filing or deferred
Country Notes: * The Power of Attorney requires a simple notarization.

** The characters used in written Chinese differ greatly in Taiwan and in China. Taiwan uses the traditional long-form Chinese whereas in Mainland China they use a simplified form.

*** The Chinese translation can be submitted within four months from the filing date.

**** Not paid at filing, but when requesting examination.

A certified copy of the Priority Document needs to be filed within three months from the application filing date (with details needed at filing).

Taiwan is not a member of the Paris Convention, but priority claims are recognized for applicants from all WTO-member countries.

Recommended Agents

Giant Group International Patent Trademark & Law Office

Direct Filing
Giant Group specializes in domestic and international patent application, litigation and licensing, as well as trademark and copyright registration. The firm’s clients benefit the wealth of experience of its attorneys. Most of Giant Group’s attorneys are nationally renowned experts in their specialties, as well as active members and even leaders of professional associations. Before joining Giant Group, several of the firm’s attorneys were prosecutors or judges in Taiwan.