• Harvard Law School (LL.M.)
  • National Taiwan University (LL.M.)
  • National Taiwan University (LL.B.)


  • Member of Taiwan Bar Association
  • Patent Attorney


  • Asia Business Law Journal- The A List-Taiwan's TOP 100 Lawyers, Key practice Area: Intellectual Property, dispute resolution (2022-2024)
  • Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific – Litigation star for Commercial and Transactions (2021-2024)
  • Partner, Chen & Lin (formerly known as Chen & Associates, 1992-)
  • Director, International New Aspect Cultural and Educational Foundation (1999-)
  • Lecturer, Soochow Law School (1996-2007)
  • Senior Associate, McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enerson (1990-1991)
  • Speaker, “You and the Law,” International Community Radio Taipei (ICRT) (1993-1999 )
  • Arbitrator, WIPO Arbitration Center (1995- )
  • Deputy Chairman, Legal Research Group of Automation of Banking Services, Financial Information Service Center (1992-1994)
  • Arbitrator, R.O.C. Arbitration Association
  • General Counsel, IBM Taiwan Corporation (1986-1990)
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Law of National Taiwan University (1984-1985)
  • Compensation for Damaged Property
  • Taiwanʼs Foreign Direct Investment
  • Critique on the Prohibition of the Use of Short-term Loans for Long-term Investments under Company Law
  • Parallel Import of Patented Products; Patent Law Fundamentals: A Basic Reader (Co-author)
  • Major IP Clause in Employment Contract
  • Claim Statement in Civil Lawsuit: a Private Autonomy Perspective
  • Trade Secret Law and Economic Espionage Act

Being the Founder of the firm Chen & Lin in 1992, C. H. Chen has extensive experiences in various legal issues that could be faced by industries such as semiconductor, telecommunication, pharmaceutics, and information and hi-tech. Also C. H. Chen has experiences in international negotiation and dispute resolution especially in the area of construction, government procurement, and intellectual property infringement and license.

Before establishing Chen & Lin, C. H. Chen worked at the Taipei office of McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen and was IBM’s general counsel in Taiwan respectively. There is no doubt that he is familiar with the operation of multinational corporation and the needs and wants of international clients. The clients C. H. Chen served, to name a few, include UMC, Logitech, General Motor, General Electiric, 3M, IBM, GTE and TECO.

C. H. Chen attended the law department of National Taiwan University, obtained his master degree in 1983 and his bachelor's degree in law in 1978. C. H. Chen went to the U.S. in 1985, obtained the LL.M. degree from the Harvard Law School. Now C. H. is a member of the Taipei, Hsinchu, and Taichung Bar Associations.