Hikari Kan Fu, Oh, PhD
Consultant - Patents
Hikari is a Patent Consultant at Advanz Fidelis with a background in Medical Bioscience. After graduating with First Class Honours in his undergraduate degree, he furthered his studies by continuing with a PhD in Plant Biochemistry at Monash University Malaysia. During his time pursuing his PhD, Hikari was also a tutor at his university’s Science Communication Unit, where he taught students enrolled in various Degree programs.
Upon graduation, a conversation about intellectual property led him to start a career path in the realm of patents.
Hikari’s day to day activities revolve around the prosecution of patents, whereby he assists clients in the filing of their patents and ensuring the applications proceeds smoothly to grant. His background in both Medical Bioscience and Plant Biochemistry equips him to manage patents across a diverse range of fields, namely human & plant biochemistry, natural products and analytical chemistry. His curiosity and prior experience conducting research and being involved in research during his PhD studies allow him to delve into subject matter searches and analysis with a keen eye.
Prior art searches
Industrial designs prosecution
Bachelor of Science (Medical Bioscience), Monash University Malaysia
Honours Degree, First Class (Bachelor of Science), Monash University Malaysia
Doctor of Philosophy (Plant Biochemistry, Natural Product) Monash University Malaysia
An enthusiast in model figures and robots, Hikari enjoys collecting figurines and building robot models. During his leisure time, he enjoys listening to an assorted mix of music, and is often on the lookout for exciting destinations for his next travel adventure.