Candy KY Chen
Areas of Expertise
Patents, IT & Telecoms
Candy K.Y. Chen is managing partner of Tsai Lee & Chen. She is a professional engineer, a registered Taiwan patent attorney and a registered U.S. patent agent.
Taking the advantage of having both engineering and law degrees, Chen specializes in technology-related intellectual property – in particular, patent prosecution and invalidation for mechanical, automation and software-related inventions, as well as industrial designs. She has assisted many Fortune 500 corporations in filing their patent applications and managing their patent portfolios. She also provides legal consultancy on patent validity.
Chen recently retired from the International Board of Council of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association.
She was a member of the Patent Examination Quality Advisory Committee convened by the Taiwan Intellectual Property Office from 2011 to 2017. She was a member of the Board of Supervisors, a co-chair of the design committee and invention committee for the Asian Patent Attorneys Association Taiwan Group. She was also a board member, a co-chair of the design committee and invention committee for the Taiwan Patent Attorneys Association.
She is now an independent member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI).