MR STEVEN FUNG
Principal – Registered Patent Attorney (AU, NZ), Real & Complex IP Services Ltd
Steven is a Registered Patent Attorney (AU/NZ) and has been practicing in the industry for over 15 years.
Steven started in the profession as a Patent Examiner with the Australian Patent Office where he became familiar with the procedures and thought process of the Examination centre. After a short time in the Examiner role, Steven moved into the Patent Attorney profession with a large Australian Patent & Trademark Attorney firm before joining an International Patent Attorney firm in Hong Kong in 2012 where he was an Associate, and later a Partner for 6 years.
Recognizing the uniqueness and strengths of the Hong Kong innovation community and his desires to increase his contributions to a golden moment of innovation and advancement in our history, Steven started Real & Complex IP to directly serve inventors, universities and companies in our growing ecosystem.
Steven is an expert Patent Attorney and works with a variety of technologies including computation, electronics and telecommunications. He has worked with a large range of clients, from multi-nationals to start-ups and has been involved in supporting some very large patent litigation cases. He is also heavily involved in the innovation and start up community with lectures, seminars and mentoring with different start up groups in Hong Kong.
Steven is fluent in Chinese (Cantonese) and English. If you are involved within the Hong Kong innovation community, chances are you may have come across Steven’s seminars or profile. We hope you had found these useful and please do reach out and say hello.
MS CODY YIP
Associate Principal Consultant, Intellectual Property Management of Hong Kong Productivity Council
Ms. Cody Yip is currently working as an Associate Principal Consultant of Intellectual Property Management, Hong Kong Productivity Council. She has over 10 years of experience as a patent practitioner. She was a Chinese patent agent of Hong Kong patent firm overseeing the team to handle patent applications filed for a wide range of technologies for companies including startups and listed companies. She also worked as a senior IP counsel of a multinational enterprise in formulating strategies on patent protection and enforcement, developing and managing patent portfolio, providing IP search and analysis for the R&D and the marketing team. Before her patent practise, she was a postdoctoral researcher in the French National Centre for Scientific Research. She was also a visiting lecturer at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.