Wubin Yan was appointed as a director of Ella Cheong (Hong Kong and Beijing) in 2008.
Wubin earned a Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry from Beijing Technology & Business University in 1997 and received a Masters in Economic Jurisprudence from China University of Political Science and Law in 2001. She qualified as a patent attorney in 2000 and as an Attorney-at-Law in 2002.
Wubin has had over 10 years' of experience in intellectual property matters. She began her career as a trademark and patent agent, specializing in intellectual property prosecution and litigation before rising to managerial positions in 2 leading intellectual property firms in China.
During her years of intellectual property practice, she was involved in all aspects of intellectual property, in patents, trademarks, copyright, domain name disputes and unfair competition in China. This includes patent and trademark prosecution, opposition, re-examination, invalidation, appeal, license, infringement, as well as raid actions. Her clients included multinational corporations with famous brands in the food & beverage, apparel, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical industries.
Wubin is a member of the Chinese Bar and the All-China Patent Agents Association as well as the Chinese Intellectual Property Society.
She has worked in China and Hong Kong and her working languages are English and Chinese.