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 & 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 from 2017 to 2019 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 numerous publications, including:

  • Asia Business Law Journal, “Top 100 Lawyers in Taiwan”, 2020
  • Asia IP, “50 Patent Lawyers You Should Know”, March 2014
  • Asia IP Experts 2013-2018
  • AsiaLaw Leading Lawyer 2007-2017, Market-Leading Lawyer 2018 and 2019, Elite Practitioner 2020
  • Chambers Global 2018-2020, “Ranked Lawyers-Band 1” in Taiwan
  • China Law & Practice Annual Review 2014, a leading practitioner in Taiwan
  • IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2013-2020
  • Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018-2020, Leading individual in Taiwan
  • Managing Intellectual Property: Guide to the Leading Patent Law Practitioners, 7th (2007)-13th (2019)
  • Managing Intellectual Property: IP Stars Handbook Patent 2014-2020
  • Managing Intellectual Property: IP Stars Handbook Trade Mark & Copyright 2014-2020
  • Who’s Who Legal: Patents 2014-2017
  • WIPR Leaders: Patents 2017-2020
  • WTR 1000: The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 5th-10th, 2015-2020

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
9Fl No 112 Sec 2
Chang-An E Rd
Taipei 10491

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