Tsai-Wen Yang

Of Counsel

Professional Information


Tsai-Wen Yang is an expert in information laws. Her practices include data protection, electronic payment and digital signature, and  regulatory consultations  about issues arising in corporate digital transformation.

Tsai-Wen has assisted numerous clients, including government agencies, retailer, and financial institutions to comply with Personal Data Protection Act, by conducting detailed data flow reviews, compliance gap diagnoses and execution of proposed adjustments . In consumer protection area, Tsai-Wen has regularly handled terms and agreement drafting, and advice clients to prevent from illicit behavior when operating the membership program through rewards and gifts.

Tsai-Wen participated in the project of draft amendment of Certification Practice Statements for Citizen Digital Certificate and Enterprise Digital Certificate, and gained substantial expertise in the applications and effects of digital signatures in online transactions.  Tsai-Wen also advised foreign a renowned cross-border payment processing institution to assess the feasibility of transplanting its business model to Taiwan, and also assisted domestic client to acquire the operating license pursuant to the Taiwanese Act Governing Electronic Payment Institutions.

Tsai-Wen also participated in several government-funded nationwide information service program. In the Green Point Program supported by Environmental Protection Agency, Tsai-Wen assisted the agency to assess how to strengthen the green procurement through legal tools. Tsai-Wen advised the E-invoice Project promoted by Fiscal Information Agency, Ministry of Finance, relating to the legal boundary of information exchange among government agencies.

As a litigator, Tsai-Wen’s practice encompasses a wide range of dispute involving IP laws, including copyright, trademark infringement, and malperformance of contract regarding the building and deployment of large-scale information system, such as ERP and AI-based CRM systems. Prior to joining Innovatus Law, Tsai-Wen was a senior associate at another local law firm. Tsai-Wen is qualified to practice in Taiwan and is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, English and Taiwanese.

Publications


Journal Article (in English)

  • Corresponding 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 

Thesis (in Chinese)

  • Tsai-Wen Yang, Rethinking the Concept of Privacy from the Impact of RFID Technology, National Taiwan University master thesis, June 2009.

Languages


Mandarin Chinese

English

Taiwanese

Bar Membership


Taipei Bar Association

Education


National Taiwan University
(LL.B., 2006)
National Taiwan University
( M.A., 2009)
University of California, Los Angeles (LL.M., 2019)