Frank has acquired experience in patents in a wide range of technical fields, with experience gained working both in private practice and in-house. He specializes in electronics and digital inventions, in particular semiconductors, electronics, telecommunications, antennas, software, blockchains, AI (machine-learning), and business methods. He also has extensive experience in the field of mechanical engineering. His practice covers patent drafting, prosecution, portfolio management, due diligence, and opinion work for a wide variety of clients including local and regional start-ups, SMEs, universities, and large multinational companies.
Prior to joining the patent profession in 2012, Frank graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a bachelor degree in biomedical engineering and a master (MPhil) degree in electrical and electronics engineering. His research focused on high field MRI techniques and their applications. Frank gained valuable experience of IP management and enforcement through a secondment as an in-house IP manager/director for a Hong-Kong-based multinational corporation.
Frank is fluent in English and Chinese (including Mandarin and Cantonese).