Division-Chief Judge, Taiwan Shilin District Court


Dr. Henry Tsai is currently the Division-Chief Judge at the Labor Court, Taiwan Shilin District Court. Before being the Division-Chief Judge, he has been a judge at Taiwan Intellectual Property and several District Courts for almost 20 years. During his time as a judge, he adjudicated different kinds of general Criminal and Civil cases, including IP Cases, and also drafted many famous judgments.
Division-Chief Judge Tsai holds Master of Laws in Public Law from Soochow University in Taiwan and LL.M with honors from the University of Illinois, Chicago School of Law (previously known as John Marshall Law School) in the U.S. He obtained his J.S.D degree from the National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, School of Law in Taiwan.
Division-Chief Judge Tsai has comprehensive interests in many legal fields and one of his expertise is in Internet Governance. His research J.S.D dissertation is entitled: “The Internet Governance on Domain Name Legal System and Its Operation”. He also wrote lots of articles in periodicals and newspapers. One article related to Internet Governance is “The Trademark/ Domain Name Protection War: A Comparative study of the U.S., UDRP and Taiwanese Law” which was published in the John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law (winter 2012), and cited by periodical, book and paper in different regions.
Division-Chief Judge Tsai now is also invited to teach “Intellectual Property Law” at the Central Police University and “Global Internet Governance” at the National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, School of Law as an adjunct professor.