Filing Requirements

Filing Type: Direct Filing Direct Filing
Deadline: 12 months
Power of Attorney: Yes*
Assignments: No
Language: Chinese**
Excess Claims Fee: No***
Examination Request: 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.

*** 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).

• The translation must be filed within four months of the filing date.

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

Giant Group International Patent Trademark & Law Office

Established: 1984

Number of Professional Staff: 70

Direct Filing RWS Direct (Paris Convention) agent in Taiwan

Giant Group is specialized in domestic and international patent application, litigation and licensing, as well as trademark and copyright registration. The firm takes advantage of the wealth of experience of their 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.

Specialities

• Biotechnology
• Chemical Science
• Electronics
• Internet and E-commerce
• Mechanical
• Semiconductor Technology

Contact Information

Mail

9F, No. 37, Dongsing Road,
Xinyi District, Taipei City 110,
Taiwan, R.O.C.

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