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Yannie Chan (PhD, MPhil, MIP, BEng)

Qualified Patent and Trade Mark Attorney

Dr. Chan is a professionally qualified Patent Attorney in Australia and New Zealand, and a registered Trade Mark Attorney in Australia. She has a Bachelor's degree in Chemical and Polymer Engineering, a Master's degree in Bioengineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, a Doctorate in Chemical Engineering from the University of New South Wales, Australia, and a Master's degree in Intellectual Property Law from the University of Technology Sydney. Dr. Chan has worked as a research scientist in a number of universities and as a R&D manager in a leading cosmeceutical company in Australia. Prior to joining InCompass IP International, she was a patent attorney at a leading international IP firm in Hong Kong.

Dr. Chan is experienced in drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications in various major jurisdictions. She has also provided numerous patent infringement, freedom to operate, and validity opinions for clients, and has handled industrial design and trade mark matters for clients in a variety of industries. She has worked with clients from a number of universities and research institutes in Hong Kong and Australia, as well as various local and international clients from the electrical, information and communications, and mechanical industries. 

Dr Chan's areas of technical expertise include chemical and chemical engineering; pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and bioengineering; polymers and material science; nanotechnology; medical devices; healthcare, skincare and cosmeceuticals; mechanical engineering; and electronic devices.