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The jurisdiction of the IP court includes:

  1. First instance and second instance of a civil action for the protection of intellectual property rights and interests under the Patent Act, Trademark Act, Copyright Act, Optical Disk Act, Trade Secrets Act, Regulations Governing the Protection of Integrated Circuits Configuration, Species of Plants and Seedling Act, and Fair Trade Act.

  2. Offenses under Articles 253 to 255, 317 and 318 of the Criminal Code, violation of the Trademark Act, Copyright Act, Trade Secrets Act, Paragraph 1, Article 35 of the Fair Trade Act concerning offences under Paragraph 1, Article 20, Article 36 of the Fair Trade Act concerning offenses under Subparagraph 5, Article 19, cases under Paragraph 1, Article 35 and Paragraph 1, Article 36 of the Intellectual Property Case Adjudication Act, and appeals against the decisions on criminal actions rendered by district courts in the first instance in an ordinary, summary, or plea bargain proceeding. Criminal actions involving juveniles shall be excluded.

  3. First instance of an administrative action and a compulsory enforcement action concerning intellectual property rights under the Patent Act, Trademark Act, Copyright Act, Optical Disk Act, Regulations Governing the Protection of Integrated Circuits Configuration, Species of Plants and Seedling Act, and Fair Trade Act.

  4. Other cases prescribed by law or determined by the Judicial Yuan to be within the jurisdiction of the Intellectual Property Court.
Last Updated on Thursday, 16 March 2017 10:33