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Patent Attorney

Caroline Fan holds a Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy from West China medical University (Si Chuan Medical University) and a Master's degree in Biomedical Engineering from Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College Institute of Biomedical Engineering.

Caroline worked as a Patent Examiner, PCT Examiner and Review Examiner in the Medical & Biological Department of the China Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) from 2006 to 2019. She qualified as a China patent attorney in 2019.

Caroline works in the fields include Pharmacy-related (traditional Chinese medicine, chemical drug, biopharmaceuticals, cosmetics, food and health care products, etc.), engineering-related (biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, materials engineering, environmental engineering, metallurgical engineering, textile engineering, etc.), chemistry-related (inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, polymer materials, crystals, etc.), biology-related (microorganisms, biochemistry &molecular biology, biotechnology, bioinformatics, genetic tech, etc.).

Caroline has been a search and examination training teacher of CNIPA, participated in many research &analysis projects, and won many awards for patent analysis &search-related articles. She serves international law firms, tech companies, universities and research institutes. Caroline has rich experiences in patent search, patent writing, re-examination, invalidation and analysis.

Caroline’s working languages are Chinese, English and French (ELS 7/8,Tef B1/B2)