Stephen Yang

Chofn Intellectual Property

Stephen Yang is a Chinese patent attorney and partner with Chofn Intellectual Property, an IP law firm in China. His practice covers patent search, legal opinions, drafting, prosecution, re-examination, invalidation and litigation in mechanics, electronics, energy and high-tech areas. He began to practise patent law in 1997 in a Chinese IP law firm in Beijing. He then worked as an in-house patent specialist in Canada and another Chinese IP firm in Beijing before he joined Chofn in 2016. He received double bachelor’s degrees in mechanical engineering and industrial engineering from Tsinghua University in China and a master’s degree in mechanical and industrial engineering from the University of Toronto in Canada. He also received training in US patent law at a US law firm.

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