Our professional team is led by Sew Yeng Chia, a registered Malaysian Patents, Industrial Design and Trade Marks Agent, who has amassed considerable experience in both private practice and in-house IP environment. She has worked as a patent engineer in an IP firm and a patent consultant in a regional law firm, as well as a patent manager in a European life science organization. Her expertise ranges from conducting various types of patent and industrial design searches to full analysis, for the purposes of IP protection, IP commercialization as well as litigation support. She has a wealth of experience managing IP portfolio and prosecuting both local and international patents and industrial designs. She also drafts patents relating to various technical fields, particularly life science, biochemistry, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, industrial chemistry, medical devices, mechanical devices and information and communication technology (ICT).
With a technical background of a Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry) and a Master of Medical Science from the University of Malaya, Sew Yeng has also extended her interests in the IP field along the journey of her career by joining various courses, including the SEAD Patent Drafting course by FICPI, Trade Marks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications, Arbitration and Mediation under the WIPO Rules, and Advanced Course on Intellectual Property Management by WIPO, as well as the Advanced International Certificate Course of IP Assets Management in Korea.