Andrew Yee

Division Head - Patents

Background

 

Andrew is a Division Head at Advanz Fidelis, with a background in biotechnology, having graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology from University of Malaya. Prior to joining Advanz Fidelis, he was working as a patent drafter in another intellectual property firm, and was also a research assistant prior to that.

Key Skills

 

Andrew is well versed in the drafting and prosecution of patents, and has experience with patents across a wide variety of industries. He is also proficient in carrying out prior art searches and analysis, especially in the field of biotechnology, nutrition and chemical related industries, and also regularly handles patent infringement analysis and freedom to operate searches. Andrew is adept at managing client portfolios and advising on its protection and expansion As a division head, he is involved in the training and education of the junior members of the Patent Department, and also assists Department Head in managing the department.

Qualifications

 

  • B.Sc. Biotechnology, University of Malaya, Malaysia

  • SEAD Patent Drafting, FICPI

  • Registered Patent Agent of Malaysia

[Extras]

 

In his off time, he enjoys catching up on the latest blockbuster movies, karaoke, and working out in the gym. Working out in the gym recharges his body leaving him refreshed.

Languages

 

  • English

  • Bahasa Malaysia

  • Mandarin

  • Cantonese
Key Areas

 

  • Patent drafting

  • Patent prosecution

  • Patent infringement analysis

  • Freedom to operate searches
  • Industrial design prosecution