Jamie C. Yang

Partner / Intellectual Property & Antitrust

Professional Information


Jamie C. Yang is a litigator and transactional attorney, educated and admitted to the bar in the U.S. and Taiwan. She is uniquely positioned to assist clients with IP concerns and cross-border litigation.

Jamie’s litigation experience encompasses a wide range of dispute involving IP laws, including copyright and trademark infringement, claims for antitrust damages, enforcement of trade secret protection, non-competition clauses and enforcement of arbitral award of patent royalties. Her practice also includes IP transactional work. She regularly handles brand, trademark, and copyright licensing work, as well as negotiating and drafting distribution and franchise agreements. Jamie regularly advises clients in the film, television, music, publishing, video games, architecture and VR production industries.

Jamie represents clients before the Taiwan courts and the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission (TFTC) and has a substantial international client base. She also advises clients in cross-border trademark, copyright, and other transactional or litigious matters, working closely with counsels in the United States, the E.U., China, Japan, Israel, Turkey and Indonesia.

Experience


  • Obtained a winning final judgement at the Supreme Civil Court for Advanced Materials Corporation concerning trade secret theft by a former employee.
  • Representation of Bentu Life Co., Ltd. Shareholders in selling their shares to Cookpad International Ltd. (February 2017).
  • Representation of Photronics Inc. in a joint Taiwan merger control filing with Dai Nippon Printing, Co., Ltd. (approval received March 2014).
  • Representation of HLDS and its Taiwanese affiliates in connection with the competition authority’s investigation on concerted actions and bid rigging matters.
  • Representation of a Taipei Exchange listed chemical company in trade secret theft litigation and obtained winning judgments.
  • Defended a large U.S. patent licensing entity in an investigation by the TFTC for suspect abuse of market power, causing the TFTC to close investigation without further action.
  • Representation of a large Japanese semiconductor company and its Taiwanese affiliates in a leniency filing at the TFTC.
  • Drafted a co-production agreement with a Japanese studio for a renown film producer and production company and prepared film investment agreements.
  • Assisted a Taiwanese biotechnology company in obtaining a winning patent judgment from the Korean Court of Appeal, thereby settling on favorable terms.
  • Representation of Taiwanese controlling shareholders in an intra-company negotiation with opposing Cambodian shareholders, and successfully kept land use rights for the company.
  • Assisted U.S. counsel in defending a Taiwanese fund management entity against a 40 billion USD lawsuit launched by the Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC Trustee.

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Creators’ rights explained with the case of Po-Lin Chi (creator of Beyond Beauty – Taiwan from Above),” at LiK Studio, Taipei, Taiwan, March 13, 2019.
  • Discussing the Case of AmoGood and Fair Use in Copyright Law,” National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, April 28, 2017.
  • Trademark Litigation Practice,” National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, December 7, 2016.
  • Taiwan Regulation of Third Party Payment Systems,” at PyCon 2016, Taipei, Taiwan, June 6, 2016.
  • IPR for Inventors,” at Luxgen Startup Camp, Taipei, Taiwan, May 4, 2016.

Publication


English Periodicals

  • Author, Protecting Databases Located in Taiwan, Information Law Journal (Summer 2017 Volume 8 Issue 3), Information Security and Internet of Things Committees ABA Section of Science & Technology Law.
  • Corresponding author, Mergers & Acquisitions (6th ed.), The Taiwan Chapter, Global Legal Insight, May 2017.
  • Corresponding author, Rights to User Generated Content in a VR World, NTUT J. of Intell. Prop. L. & Mgmt., July 2016.

Press

  • Author, Review of the Server Test as Applied in Taiwan in a Post-Briebart Digital Environment, Taiwan Law Journal, May 28, 2020, Issue 392.
  • Cross-border Investigation in the Micron-JHICC trade secrets case, Commercial Times, November 22, 2018.

Thesis

  • A Study of Reciprocal Licensing Obligations Resulting from Interoperation with GPL’d Software, Institute of Law for Science and Technology, National Tsinghua University (2007).

Languages


English
Mandarin Chinese
Taiwanese

Bar Membership


Taipei Bar Association;
Taoyuan Bar Association;
New York Bar Association;
American Law Association (Antitrust and International Litigation Sections)

Education


National Taiwan University (LL.B., 2006);
National Tsinghua University (LL.M., 2008);
Columbia University (LL.M., 2009; J.D., 2011)

LEGAL 500


Leading Individual 2021