Fred Chi-Tai Yen

Managing Partner at Tai E International Patent & Law Office

Fred Chi-Tai Yen is a patent attorney, arbitrator and mediator with more than 20 years’ experience. He is a managing partner at Tai E International Patent and Law Office.

Mr Yen lectured on biotech and pharma-related intellectual property at Taiwan Shih Shin University as an adjunct assistant professor from 2003 to 2005.

Mr Yen regularly participates in pro bono work and public affairs. He was honoured as an Outstanding Volunteer in 2017 and 2018 by the Taiwan Intellectual Property Office.

In 2017, Mr Yen was inducted as an Outstanding Alumni at the National Chen-Gung University’s department of life sciences. He has been recognised in the following publications:

  • Asia IP Experts, 2013 to 2018;
  • Asia IP – 50 Patent Lawyers You Should Know, 2014;
  • Asia Law & Practice, Leading Lawyer, 2007 to 2017 and Market-Leading Lawyer, 2018 and 2019;
  • Chambers Global, Intellectual Property: Patent and Trademark Agents, Asia-Pacific, Ranked Lawyers Band 1, 2018 and 2019;
  • China Law & Practice Annual Review, 2014, a leading legal practitioner in Taiwan;
  • IAM Patent 1000, 2013 to 2018;
  • Managing Intellectual Property – Guide to the World’s Leading Patent Law Practitioners, 2007 to 2019;
  • Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2018 and 2019;
  • Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars Handbooks, 2014 to 2018;
  • Who’s Who Legal: Patents, 2014 to 2017;
  • WIPR Leaders: Patents, 2017 to 2019; and
  • WTR 1000, 2015 to 2019.

Mr Yen is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, the Chinese Arbitration Association, the International Bar Association, the Intellectual Property Owners Association and MARQUES, among others. He is a board member of national and international organisations, including the Taiwan Patent Attorneys Association and the Asian Patent Attorneys Association.

Mr Yen has authored numerous articles and papers on IP-related subjects in both English and Chinese. He has co-authored five academic textbooks on medical microbiology and immunology, two of which have been added to the official syllabus for nationwide examinations in Taiwan.

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Tai E International Patent & Law Office
Ninth Floor 112
Section 2 Chang-An East Road
Taipei 10491

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