Shaw Pittman opens Taipei branch

Shaw Pittman has opened an office in Taipei and launched a strategic alliance with Taiwan firm Chien Yeh Law Offices. Partner Yitai Hu (right) joined the US firm in April and will head the Taipei office, which will advise primarily on IP. Chien Yeh Law Offices was founded in 1972 and now has 20 lawyers spread throughout its offices in Taipei, Taichung and Kaohsiung. This is Washington DC-headquartered Shaw Pittman’s sixth office after DC, London, New York, Northern Virginia and California.

First revealed on 21 October