Monica Chao

Monica K. Chao

Partner
Baker & McKenzie

Biography

Monica is an experienced IP lawyer who has assisted clients with a vast array of IP litigation, especially in the luxury goods, high-tech and consumer goods. Her practice encompasses all aspects of intellectual property matters, including trademark, copyright and competition litigations, licensing and prosecution matters and also covers brand protection, brand enforcement and new IP Tech issues.

Practice Focus

Monica's practice focuses on intellectual property, dispute resolution, IPTech and competition.

Representative Legal Matters

Intellectual Property

  • Attending brand enforcement actions, including Taiwan Customs Recordal; cooperation with the Customs and IP Police Team on seizure of counterfeit products.

  • Handling trademark prosecution cases for Louis Vuitton, Swarovski, Victoria's Secret, Jas Hennessy & Co., Google, Facebook, 3M, Xerox, Abbott, Yum, Disney, Zespri and other leading international companies.

  • Undertaking legal research on a broad range of civil, criminal, and intellectual property cases including new IP Tech.

Dispute Resolution

  • Representing Louis Vuitton, Ralph Lauran, Google, Unilever, H-D Michigan, SAN-X, 3M, Disney, British American Tobacco and other leading international companies for IP cases at the IP Court.

  • Handling brand protection works of copyright and trademark cases for Louis Vuitton, Swarovski, Victoria's Secret, Jas Hennessy & Co., Google, Facebook, 3M, Xerox, Abbott, Yum, Disney, Hasbro, Zespri and other leading international companies.

Professional Honors

  • Named Rising Star, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Taipei Bar Association - Core member, Trademark Act Committee
  • European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (ECCT) - Core member, Luxury Goods Committee
  • Taiwan Trademark Association - Firm founder (Representative of Baker McKenzie Taipei)

Admissions

  • Taipei~Taiwan (2008)

Education

  • Boston College Law School (LL.M.) (2010)
  • National Chiao Tung University (LL.M.) (2008)
  • National Taiwan University School of Law (LL.B.) (2003)

Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Taiwanese
  • Author, Recent Cases of Well-Known Trademarks in China, Proceedings of National Conference on Technology Law, 2011