Division Head - Patents
Andrew is a Patent Division Head at DCC Advanz, with a background in biotechnology, having graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology from University of Malaya. Prior to joining DCC Advanz, he was working as a patent drafter in another intellectual property firm, and was also a research assistant prior to that.
Andrew is a Registered Patent Agent of Malaysia.
Andrew is well versed in the drafting and prosecution of patents, and has experience with patents across a wide variety of industries. He is also proficient in carrying out prior art searches and analysis, especially in the field of biotechnology, nutrition and chemical related industries, and also regularly handles patent infringement analysis and freedom to operate searches. Andrew is adept at managing client portfolios and advising on its protection and expansion As a Division Head, he is involved in the training and education of the junior members of the Patent Department, and also in managing the department, together with Wing Hang, also a Division Head of the department.
B.Sc. Biotechnology, University of Malaya, Malaysia
SEAD Patent Drafting, FICPI
Registered Patent Agent of Malaysia
Patent infringement analysis
Freedom to operate searches
Industrial design prosecution
In his off time, he enjoys catching up on the latest blockbuster movies, karaoke, and working out in the gym. Working out in the gym recharges his body leaving him refreshed.