Orrick creates Taiwan practice

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe has opened an office in Taiwan to provide IP services to technology clients there. The office is named Orrick Foreign Legal Affairs Attorneys at Law and is Orrick’s second base in Asia after Tokyo. The firm is looking to expand further in Asia after doubling the size of its Tokyo operation in 2004. It has also been involved in Taiwanese securitisations as transactional counsel for Chinatrust Commercial Bank.

First revealed on www.thelawyer.com 12 January