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About Me

I'm a global intellectual property and technology lawyer with 24 years of experience representing companies in commercial, business and corporate transactions and disputes, including as a litigator in the US and in-house counsel in Asia.  I'm a native-English speaker with basic Mandarin skills, based in Taiwan since 2000.


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Practice Areas


  1. Antitrust & Trade Law: 20%
  2. Intellectual Property: 20%
  3. Business: 20%
  4. Lawsuits & Disputes: 20%
  5. Contracts & Agreements: 20%



Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

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  • Nicholas Basil Spirtos

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Neumeyer obviously knows the law well, as can be deduced from his many answers on Avvo.


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  • Ali Shalchi

    Mr. Neumeyer is very knowledgeable and stays abreast of current developments in international and IP law.


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Contact Info

Asia Law Foreign Legal Affairs Law Firm

17F, Suite B, No. 167
Dunhua North Road
Taipei, Taiwan, UM



Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Clients' Choice Award- Best IT Lawyer in TaiwanInternational Law Office2014
Leading Corporate and IPR LawyerAsia Law Magazine2005
Leading Corporate LawyerAsia Law Magazine2004
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerAsia Law Foreign Legal Affairs Law Firm2012 - Present
Director, Legal DepartmentLite-On Technology Corporation2005 - 2012
AttorneyShay & Partners2002 - 2005
AttorneyTexas Instruments2001 - 2002
AttorneyLee & Li2000 - 2001
AttorneyVarious Law Firms1990 - 2000
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Licensing Executives SocietyN/AN/A
Taipei Bar AssociationN/AN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaN/AN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
In re Optical Disk Drive Products Antitrust LitigationPending in US District Court
Lite-On Technology Corp. v. Inpro LicensingPending in Taiwan IP Court
In re Sonic BlueSettled
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Publication NameTitleDate
The Licensing JournalBest Practices for Licensing Patents to Companies in China2014
The Licensing JournalWhen is Foreign Patent Licensing Subject to US Antitrust Law?2014
International Technology Law BlogStrategic Monetization of Patents2013
The Licensing JournalTen Tips for Outbound Technology Licensing2013
International Technology Law BlogCompelling Involuntary Depositions of Inventors in Taiwan2012
International Technology Law BlogObtaining Discovery in the U.S. for use in Taiwan Legal Proceedings2012
International Technology Law BlogRolling Forecasts: Minimizing Risks of Uncertain Supply and Demand2012
International Technology Law BlogU.S. Patent Liability based on Foreign Sales or Manufacturing2012
International Technology Law Blog10 Tips for Drafting Indemnification Provisions2012
International Technology Law Blog10 Tips for Successful Negotiations2012
International Technology Law Blog10 Tips for Drafting Non-Disclosure Agreements2012
International Technology Law BlogEnforceability of Forum Selection Provisions by U.S. Courts2012
International Technology Law BlogInternational Service of Process in Taiwan? Relax, it’s FedEx.2012
International Technology Law BlogTechnology Manufacturing Contracts: Don’t start work without ‘em.2012
International Technology Law BlogJoint Development Agreements: Proceed with Caution!2012
International Technology Law BlogInternational Arbitration v. Litigation: Is ADR really Better?2012
International Technology Law Blog10 Tips for Drafting Settlement Agreements2012
International Technology Law BlogTaking Depositions in Asia. Part I.2012
International Technology Law BlogTaking Depositions in Asia. Part II.2012
International Technology Law BlogProtecting Trade Secrets2012
International Technology Law Blog10 Tips for Drafting Settlement Agreements2012
California Lawyer MagazineDefending Patents Abroad2011
Association of Corporate Counsel DocketResponding to Patent Licensing Demands2009
Asian Counsel MagazineTaiwan's Pension System Makes Giant Strides2005
International Law OfficeTaiwan's Government Struggles to Privatize2004
Asian IPEstablishing an IP Protection Program in Taiwan2003
International Law OfficeAmendments to Law on Hackers, Viruses and Spam2003
International Law OfficeTaiwan Passes Copyright Law Amendments2003
Asian IPCopyright Protection in Taiwan2003
Patent WorldMade in Taiwan2003
International Law OfficeTaiwan Introduces Broadcasting Reforms2003
Trademark WorldConfusing Similarity in a Multilingual Market2002
International Law OfficeFighting MP3 Piracy in Taiwan2001
World IP ReportOptical Media Piracy in Taiwan2001
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Univ of Oregon SOLLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Humboldt State UniversityN/AMA - Masters1987
Humboldt State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1985
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Professional Skills Training - SingaporeAdvanced Negotiation Training2013
Professional Skills Training - DubaiAdvanced Negotiation Training2013
IP Law Asia SummitDefending Patent Licensing Demands2012
Business Skills for Global CompaniesTrade Secret Protection2012
IP Innovation Seminar 2011Best Practices for Building, Managing & Exploiting Your IP Portfolio: from Licensing to Valuation2011
Intellectual Property Taiwan 2010Best Practices: Policies and Procedures for Handling IP Disputes and Litigations2010
Taiwan Ministry of Economic AffairsEncouraging Foreign Investment in Taiwan2004