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Security Rights in Intellectual Property in Taiwan, Republic of China

  • Su-Hua LeeEmail author
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Part of the Ius Comparatum - Global Studies in Comparative Law book series (GSCL, volume 45)

Abstract

In recent years, the importance of security transactions over IP rights has been recognized in Taiwan, and the government has initiated to draft the Floating Charge Act. Currently the provisions and principles set forth in the Civil Code, Compulsory Enforcement Act, IP laws are applied while establishing a pledge of IP rights, since the draft of the Floating Charge Act has not passed by the parliament. In practice, creditors are generally not very interested in securing debts with IP rights, because IP rights do not represent a sufficiently liquid form of security and that valuating the secured object is a challenge.

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List of Laws

  1. Civil Code, English version is available at http://law.moj.gov.tw/Eng/LawClass/LawAll.aspx?PCode=B0000001
  2. Compulsory Enforcement Act, English version is available at https://law.moj.gov.tw/ENG/LawClass/LawAll.aspx?pcode=B0010004
  3. Copyright Act, English version is available at http://law.moj.gov.tw/ENG/LawClass/LawAll.aspx?PCode=J0070017
  4. Insolvency Act, Chinese version is available at http://law.moj.gov.tw/LawClass/LawAll.aspx?PCode=B0010006
  5. Integrated Circular Layout Protection Act, English version is available at http://law.moj.gov.tw/Eng/LawClass/LawAll.aspx?PCode=J0070027
  6. Patent Act, English version is available at http://law.moj.gov.tw/Eng/LawClass/LawAll.aspx?PCode=J0070007
  7. Plant Variety and Plant Seed Act, English version is available at http://law.moj.gov.tw/Eng/LawClass/LawAll.aspx?PCode=M0030024
  8. Trade Secrets Act, English version is available at http://law.moj.gov.tw/Eng/LawClass/LawAll.aspx?PCode=J0080028
  9. Trademark Act, English version is available at http://law.moj.gov.tw/Eng/LawClass/LawAll.aspx?PCode=J0070001

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of LawNational Taiwan UniversityTaipeiTaiwan

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