JasonChen

Partner-in-Charge Taipei

(T) + 886.2.7712.3204

Jason Chen's practice focuses on commercial disputes, arbitration, and intellectual property disputes. He served as a Taiwan District Court judge for almost 10 years adjudicating criminal and civil cases and was certified as the first professional intellectual property law judge by the Taiwan Judicial Yuan in 2002. Jason has led litigation teams and has handled prominent cases that include serving as lead counsel and securing a favorable judgment for a publicly listed petrochemical company in its defense of a patent infringement claim of US$100 million, which is the highest claim in Taiwan's history. He is Partner-in-Charge of the Taipei Office.

Jason also has represented: one of Taiwan's top financial companies in its hostile attempt to acquire and take over another Taiwanese securities company, as well as in disputes related to corporate governance liability; a leading global Taiwanese company in successfully implementing defense strategies against an unsolicited tender offer; and a client in a high-profile arbitral and litigation proceeding, in which he obtained a favorable judgment in a US$257 million shareholder agreement dispute case. Jason's practice covers a wide range of other areas, including public construction, competition law, debt collection, product liability, white collar crime, and insider trading.

Jason has served as the co-chairman on the Intellectual Property Protection and Licensing Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei (AmCham) since October 2005 and as director of the IP Law Committee of the Taipei Bar Association since 2006.

He has been honored for many years as a leading lawyer by internationally recognized legal guides for his IP and commercial-related litigation experience.

Experience

  • International investment bank defends claims of breach of loan agreement in AsiaJones Day is advising an international investment bank and certain of its current and former employees in connection with a lawsuit brought by other syndicate members for alleged breach of a loan agreement.
  • Siliconware Precision defends against $1 billion unsolicited tender offer by Advanced Semiconductor EngineeringJones Day is advising Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd. (SPIL) in relation to an unsolicited tender offer by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) for up to 25 percent of SPIL common shares and ADRs.
  • Tatung obtains favorable judgment in shareholder disputeJones Day represented Tatung Co. in arbitral and litigation proceedings and obtained a favorable judgment in the US$257 million shareholder agreement dispute.
  • China Petrochemical prevails in three leading patent infringement cases in TaiwanJones Day successfully represented China Petrochemical Development Corporation (CPDC), a leading publicly listed company in Taiwan, in its settlement with Celanese International Corporation (CIC) after five years of litigation related to three patent infringement lawsuits against CPDC.
  • Financial holding company attempts acquisition of Taiwanese security companyJones Day represented one of the top ten financial holding companies in Taiwan in connection with its attempt to acquire and take over another Taiwanese security company.
  • Additional Publications

    May 2014

    專利間接侵害—台灣企業不可忽視的訴訟風險

    Indirect Patent Infringement – the Litigation Risk which Taiwan Enterprises Shall Not Ignore

    June 2013

    新營業秘密法下台灣營業秘密保護之攻防戰

    The Strategies of Taiwan Trade Secrets Protection under New Trade Secrets Act

    January 2013

    2012年台灣產業訴訟的趨勢剖析

    An Analysis of Taiwanese Industrial Litigation Trend in 2012

    January 2010

    台灣智財法院審理特色及其對策

    The Features of Taiwan Intellectual Property Court and the Countermeasures

    November 2010

    爭取公司經營權—善用假處分

    Acquiring Corporate Control by Using Preliminary Injunction

    November 2009

    授權技術中專利權之濫用及其因應

    Patent Misuse and the Resolutions on Patent Licensing

    March 2009

    金融海嘯下之全球專利佈局及策略

    Global Patent Portfolio and Strategy During Financial Crisis

    February 2009

    智財案件審理新制與企業經營

    The New Adjudication System for the Intellectual Property Cases and Enterprise Operation

    September 2008

    台灣商務訴訟之現況:國際商務及跨國訴訟

    Taiwanese Business Litigation Today: Global Business with Borderless Disputes

    October 2007

    企業併購與智慧財產權的移轉

    Enterprises Merger and Acquisition and the Intellectual Property Transfer

    1995

    發明專利權侵害及民事救濟之比較研究 (碩士論文 1995)

    Studies on Invention Patent Infringement and Civil Remedies (Master Thesis 1995)

    Speaking Engagements

    • May 23, 2019
      Cross-border Litigation Panel Discussion, The Legal 500: Taiwan Dispute Resolution Forum 2019
    • May 6, 2018
      企業併購之糾紛及處理 The Resolution of Disputes in Enterprises Merger and Acquisition
    • July 6, 2017
      企業併購之糾紛及處理 The Resolution of Disputes in Enterprises Merger and Acquisition

    December 2016

    企業併購的必修課-企業併購案的糾紛及處理

    A Must Learn Lesson for Enterprises Merger and Acquisition-The Dispute and Resolution in Enterprises Merger and Acquisition

    June 2016

    智慧財產權法實務

    Intellectual Property Law Practice

    June 2016

    公司經營權攻防之策略及訴訟規劃

    The Strategy and Litigation Management of Corporate Control Contest

    November 2015

    智慧財產權與營業秘密

    Intellectual Property and Trade Secrets

    August 2015

    董事、監察人重要之民刑事責任與案例研討

    The Case Studies of Important Civil and Criminal Liabilities for Board of Directors and Supervisors

    November 2014

    從董監事的職責,談商業機密之保護

    The Protection Duty of Trade Secrets for Board of Directors and Supervisors

    August 2013

    利用技術創新創造企業價值

    Creating Enterprise Value with Technology Innovation

    November 2011

    跨國專利訴訟面面觀

    Aspects of International Patent Litigation Roles and Functions of the Expert Witness in Taiwan Patent Infringement Litigation

    September 2011

    鑑定人及專家在台灣專利侵權訴訟程序之角色及功能

    Roles and Functions of the Expert Witness in Taiwan Patent Infringement Litigation

    October 2008

    校園網路與著作權保護

    Campus Internet Using and Copyright Protection

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