Kent (Fan) YANG

Kent (Fan) YANG/杨帆

Head Patents China/高级专利律师

Novartis Pharmaceuticals (China)/诺华制药(中国)

Kent Yang joined Novartis Pharma China as a Patent Attorney in 2012. He is now heading the China Patent Team, providing patent and other IP supports to all local business units and franchises of Novartis Pharma and Novartis Oncology in China. His team’s responsibilities range from patent matters such as patent prosecution, invalidation, infringement, and due diligences, to other IP areas such as technical trade secret disputes, regulatory data protection, name creation and trademarks, copyright, and etc.

Before joining Novartis, Kent was a patent attorney with the Shanghai-based patent firmShanghai Patent and Trademark Law Officefor 7 years.

Kent is a qualified patent agent in China, and holds a bachelor degree in Biology and a master degree in Tumor Pharmacology.