Jia Woei CHONG
Senior Patent Consultant
Jia Woei is a Senior Patent Consultant at DCC Advanz. Prior to joining the company, she spent six years at another local intellectual property firm. With a Bachelors Degree in Genetics and Molecular Biology and Masters in Medical Science, Jia Woei has experience as a research officer at a research center, where she helped develop medical devices for Human Papillomavirus (HPV) testing.
Jia Woei is a Registered Patent Agent of Malaysia.
With her experience in intellectual property, Jia Woei focuses on the prosecution of patents, where she drafts and files patent applications, responds to office action and advises clients on the various patent protection and prosecution strategies across multiple jurisdictions. She also regularly conducts patent prior art searches and drafting applications for a wide variety of clients. Her background and experience in the field equips her to manage patents across many fields, especially in the field of molecular biology, genetic engineering and other related areas.
Masters of Medical Science, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Genetics and Molecular Biology, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Registered Patent Agent of Malaysia
Prior art searches
Patent drafting and prosecution
Patent infringement analysis
Industrial designs prosecution
A nature lover at heart, Jia Woei enjoys walking and hiking in the forest reserves, while observing the diverse flora and fauna in their natural habitat. During her free time, she likes reading up on human psychology and philosophy, and keeps a healthy lifestyle by going for regular jogs.