Intellectual Property

Handling and coordination of intellectual property contentious and non-contentious work, including patent, trademark, copyright, trade-secrets and fair-trade litigation, filings; technology transfer and licensing; anti-counterfeiting and coordination of infringement investigations and evidence collection; domain name registrations and disputes.

Companies operating in or entering the Greater China markets rely on Eiger for a wide variety of intellectual property advice. Our integrated approach to client needs ensures that we are ready to provide efficient and practical advice for how to protect your company’s brand, copyrighted works, patents, trade-secrets, and know-how in a region where imitations and infringements can spring up fast.

  • IP, trade-secrets and fair-trade attorney letters and litigation
  • Maximization of police, prosecutorial and other public resources
  • Support of overseas IP litigation and arbitration, including service of process and depositions
  • Coordination of local investigations
  • Trademark filings and coordination of patent filings
  • Royalty collection
  • Distributor-related IP matters
  • Franchise agreements

WTR1000 2020: “Eiger is an attractive option for international rights holders because of its ‘depth of trademark knowledge, efficiency and responsiveness’.”

Chambers Asia-Pacific: “Solid practice with a good track record in the IP field, further noted for its strong relationships with major fashion and consumer goods brands based in Europe and the USA.

Legal 500: “Primarily acting for US and European multinationals, Eiger also handles IP matters for innovative local companies. The firm specialises in civil and criminal IP-enforcement litigation, as well as general IP advice to foreign companies in relation to Taiwan and the PRC.