Operating out of its sole office in Taipei, JC IP Group is a specialist IP firm with extensive knowledge on cross-border matters, particularly those relating to the United States, Japan, Korea and China. The team comprises 265 IP professionals, include 80 litigators. It is strongest in patent prosecution, with 185 professionals possessing technical backgrounds, including biotech, chemical, physics, mechanical and electrical science.
James Chan, Ninghua Chen and Caroline Pao teamed up to represent Shinhan Diamond Industry before the Taiwan Supreme Administrative Court in a patent invalidation action. The defendant, Mitsuboshi Diamond Industrial owned the patent relating to a glass cutting disc. The team successfully invalidated the subject patent in Taiwan, China and Korea after a five-year litigation battle concluded in early 2012.
In another case, the firm achieved a victory over Chipmos Technologies in an administrative appeal of a decision rendered by the Taiwan IP Office regarding a registered patent. The favourable judgment helped to reinstate its client's competitiveness in the market.