Areas of Expertise
Patents, IP Litigation
Stephen Yang is a Chinese patent attorney and managing partner of IP March. His practice covers patent drafting, prosecution, invalidation, opinion and litigation in mechanics, electronics, energy and high-tech areas. His IP career began in 1997. In addition to practicing in IP firms in China, he once worked in-house in Canada. Stephen’s technical background is in mechanical and industrial engineering. He received double Bachelor’s degrees from Tsinghua University in China and a Master’s degree from the University of Toronto in Canada. Stephen is a frequent speaker at international conferences, webinars and courses and a prolific author of many articles and books. In particular, he is the lead author of the book IP Protection in China, published by ABA Publishing. Stephen has been consistently recognized by various sources as a leading IP practitioner in China.