Shaw Pittman IP Team Joins Akin Gump To Launch Taiwan Office

Law360, New York (March 15, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- Yitai Hu, who recently left Finnegan, Henderson’s Taiwanese outpost to help Shaw Pittman launch its own office in Taipei, has jumped ship again with five other Shaw Pittman attorneys to assist Texas-based law firm Akin Gump in gaining a presence in the Taiwanese market.

The move comes only a year after Shaw Pittman tapped Hu, the former managing partner of Finnegan, Henderson Taipei office, to head its new Taiwan office. At the time, Shaw Pittman said the hiring of Hu would be key to the firm’s...
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