Xie Minnan is a Partner and a senior patent counsel based in the firm’s Guangzhou office, where she has been practicing since 2013. Minnan is included in the talent pool of National Patent Practice and is accredited as a Member of the Expert pool of the Guangdong Intellectual Property Office.
Minnan has abundant experience in prosecuting patent applications in the field of biology, chemistry, pharmaceutical and food. She advises leading biochemistry experts on a frequent basis, providing patentability analysis, prosecution and enforcement strategy and patent portfolio management counselling. She has a strong niche in boosting the chance of grant, expanding the reasonable scope of patent protection and promoting patent stability.
Minnan also supervises the firm’s outbound patent application practice. She is acquainted with the patent prosecution procedures of the United States, Europe, Japan, Korea, Australia, India, Brazil, among others. She is capable of tailoring, from a global perspective, differentiated drafting and application strategy for domestic clients by leveraging varied prosecution regimes of different jurisdictions to maximize the interests of the clients.
Education and Professional Training
M. Sc (life science), SUN YAT-SEN University
B. Sc (life science), SUN YAT-SEN University
Membership & QualificationAll-China Patent Attorneys Association (ACPAA)