Jason L. Yang Associate Patent Agent

Speaks:  English, Mandarin, Cantonese

Qualified: 2014 - Chinese patent attorney

Primary office:  Vancouver

Secondary office:  Beijing

Jason L. Yang

Jason is a qualified (China) patent attorney with more than ten years' experience. Jason is highly experienced in patent-related work, with a primary focus on drafting, prosecution, patent validity and infringement analysis for clients in the tech sector. In addition, he is skilled at filing and prosecution strategies in the area of industrial design.

Prior to his career as a patent practitioner, Jason was an R&D engineer in the area of mechatronics making him comfortable across different areas of expertise, such as semiconductors, electronics, telecommunications, software, artificial intelligence, energy, etc.

Jason is well versed in patent drafting and prosecution, always putting himself in his clients' shoes to think more deeply about patent filing strategies and argumentative ideas. His clients range from large multinational corporations to individual inventors, and his dedication to client service earned him the MIP Rising Stars Award for 2022.

As a member of Gowling WLG's Beijing and Vancouver offices with extensive patent experience in both China and North America, Jason is able to provide valuable assistance to North American clients looking to understand the Chinese market or Chinese clients looking to understand the North American market.

Jason speaks fluent English, Mandarin, and Cantonese.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2023

  • 2022

  • 2017

    • Career
      April 2017
      Gowling WLG, patent agent
  • 2014

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, Chinese patent attorney
  • 2013

    • Career
      July 2013
      King and Wood Mallesons, patent agent
  • 2012

    • Career
      March 2012
      CWL Partners, trainee patent attorney
  • 2010

    • Career
      April 2010
      Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute, R&D engineer
  • 2009

    • Education
      The Chinese University of Hong Kong, M.Phil., Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
  • 2007

    • Education
      The Chinese University of Hong Kong, B.Eng., Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
On-demand webinar
25 March 2021 Lifecycle of a smart idea | Commercializing artificial intelligence: Strategies for the next era of invention CLE/CPD:1 hour of substantive CPD credits with the LSO and LSBC, and may be eligible for up to 1 hour of CPD/CLE credits in other jurisdictions.
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