Areas of Expertise
Patents, Trademarks, Copyright, Enforcement, Media & Entertainment, IT & Telecoms
Russell Horng is the founder of the RichIP Group and has been asked by the Taiwan Judicial Yuan to deliver many patent training courses for IP judges, candidates to be IP judges and technical examination officers since 2005. He has also been invited by the Judicial Yuan to act as an examiner for reviewing the qualification of applicants for positions as IP judges with the Taiwan Intellectual Property Court (IP Court).
Horng was invited by the Taiwanese government in 2004 to act as chairman in undertaking the Governmental Project of Improving the Quality of Patent Filing and Examination. He was also asked by the Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO) to act as an expert reviewer of the qualification of outstanding examiners of the year and to assist the TIPO in establishing the new patent database. Horng has been a senior lecturer delivering many patent training courses for patent examiners of the TIPO since 1995.
Horng has delivered several hundreds of patent training courses at universities and local institutes for Taiwanese lawyers, patent attorneys, patent engineers and in-house counselors since 1992. He is now a counselor and senior lecturer at the Taiwan Intellectual Property Training Academy (TIPA). Horng is also a professor of Patent Practice and Rules for Patent Infringement Evaluation at the Graduate Institute of Patent, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology.
Horng was invited to act as the chairman for the Review Committee of TIPO’s IPR monthly and also acted as the editor-in-chief for the Taiwan section of the Manual for the Handling of Applications for Patents, Designs and Trademarks throughout the World (The Brown Book) for more than 15 years.