People

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania Law School (LL.M.)
  • Wharton Business and Law Certificate
  • National Taipei University (LL.M.)
  • National Taiwan University (LL.B.)

Qualification

  • Member of Taiwan Bar Association
  • New York State Bar
  • National Judicial Examination of Peopleʼs Republic of China Passed
  • Patent Attorney

Experience

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Institute of Law for Science and Technology, National Tsing Hua University (2019-)
  • Presenter, Adaption of Labor Law, Court and Practice to Social Changes, National Taipei University (2021)
  • Presenter, NYCU Law Faculty Workshop (2021)
  • Panelist, Corporation Litigations and the New Trial System of Commercial Courts (2021)
  • Panelist, Trade System and Corporate Goverance in the New Era, National Tsing Hua University (2021)
  • Presenter, 6th Academic Conference: Enterprise Innovation and Management Law (2021)
  • Presenter, Forum of Current Theory, Case Laws and Practice in Labor Law, National Taipei University (2020)
  • Presenter, 23rd National Techology Law Conferece (2019)
  • Presenter, Forum of Practice in Labor Disputes, National Taipei University (2019)
  • Presenter, Forum of Theory and Practice in Wages and Working Hours, National Taipei University (2018)
  • Presenter, 2018 Workshop of Regulatory Sandboxes for Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Initiation, National Tsing Hua University (2018)
  • Trainee Lawyer, White & Case LLP (2012)
  • International Editor, The University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law (2011-2012)
  • Associate Attorney, Chen & Lin Attorneys-at-Law (2008-2011)
  • Intern and Associate Attorney, Formosan Brothers Attorneys-at-Law (2006-2007)
Publications

More than forty publications, including:

  • Conflicts and Communications between Contemporary Employment Law and Corporate Practices (co-author, Angle Publishing Co., October, 2021)
  • The Review for M&A Transactions: Comments on Draft Amendment of Business Mergers and Acquisitions Act from Presidio (National University of Kaohsiung Law Journal, September, 2021)
  • Bundling of Shareholder Meeting Items: On Tatung case (The Parliament Quarterly, September, 2021)
  • Exploration of Online/Video Shareholder Meeting  (co-author, Angle Accounting Magazine, August, 2021)
  • Causation and Loss in Securities Fraud Liability: Review of Court Opinions (Chung Cheng Financial And Economic Law Review, July, 2021)
  • Scope of Commercial Court's Jurisdiction: Certain Examples (The Lawyers, June, 2021)
  • The Operation and Regulation of Proxy Advisor (Taipei University Law Review, June, 2021)
  • Essays on Corporate Law III: M&A and Shareholder Rights (New Sharing Culture, January, 2021)
  • Essays on Corporate Law II: Special Transaction Types and Information Disclosure (3rd ed., New Sharing Culture, January, 2021)
  • Essays on Corporate Law I: The Theory and Application of Fiduciary Duty (3rd ed., New Sharing Culture, January, 2021)
  • Labor Guidance on Labor Disputes Cases (co-author, Angle Publishing Co., July, 2020)
  • Taiwan: Law and Practice (co-author, Chambers Global Practice Guide: Data Protection & Privacy, 2020)
  • Taiwan: Law and Practice (co-author, Chambers Global Practice Guide: Cybersecurity, 2020)
  • On Several Legal Issues in Termination Disputes (Taichung Bar Journal, October, 2019)
  • Review of Selected Rulings in Wage and Working Hours (co-author, Angle Publishing Co., September, 2019)
  • Research Handbook on Insider Trading (Co-translator, Himalaya Foundation, November, 2018)
  • Time to invest in Taiwan (Co-author, China Law & Practice, January/February 2014)
  • A Study of Construction Laws in Practice (III) (Co-author, Angle Publishing, 2007)
  • A Research on the Organization Obligation in Torts Law (Master Thesis, 2005)
Profile

When Jakob joined Chen & Lin in August, 2008, he handled various legal disputes, including employment, insurance, international sale of goods, product liability, cable TV and IP, and assisted in transaction matters.  In addition to Taiwan bar, he also passed the bar exams in New York State and P.R.C.

With the arrangement of Chen & Lin, Jakob went to White & Case LLP for training, exposed to the US practice of patent and antitrust litigation after graduation from Penn Law for the LL.M. degree. He focus on the transaction works after returning to Chen & Lin, including several M&A and capital market projects.  With the boom of Fintech, Jakob also devotes himself to the legal issues in connection with blockchains and ICO.

In addition to be a practitioner, Jakob also publishes more than forty academic essays in the field of corporate and securities laws, teaches at National Tsing Hua University and served as a presenter in Conference on Studies of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency.  Due to his performance in labor laws, he is also invited to present papers in the forum by National Taipei University to share his insights.

With the accumulation from practice and academic writings, Jakob is used to adopting in-depth thinking to help the clients identify the legal issues and risks involved. Leading the team at Chen & Lin, he could provide high-quality legal services within limited time and help the client to pursue the best option available.