Team

Intellectual property has become the key factor allowing data on file to become profit on the market.

Y.P. Jou is the Of-Counsel of Wispro Technology Consulting Corporation. At Wispro, he and his team focus on emerging industries and new technologies, providing integrated services, including strategy, legal, intellectual property (IP), investment, M&A, and business models, to multinational enterprises as well as rising start-ups. In recent years, he has also been the driving force behind InQuartik, a global technology and software company that develops systems and cross-domain big data analytics services for investment, M&A, and the IP ecosystem. Mr. Jou is experienced in IP deal-making and continues to closely follow IP transaction regulations and developments. MiiCs & Partners, is a boutique IP monetization firm that manages the IP assets of clients and IP asset transaction services globally. In addition, Mr. Jou has founded ScienBiziP Consulting, an IP consultancy firm with offices in the United States, China, Japan, and Taiwan, which provides a full range of IP portfolio, application, operation, monetization, and integrated consulting services. Mr. Jou was former general counsel of Hon Hai for 18 years, during which time he oversaw the company’s legal, M&A, and IP affairs. He has also served as a consultant to Haier and the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) of Taiwan. As well, Mr. Jou has served as a professor at National Taiwan University, National Chengchi University, and National Cheng Kung University. It is with deep regret that we lost this man in August 2021. Y.P. Jou was a friend also a visionary leader, and a dreamer who will go on to inspire the next generation.

Bace Tseng

Chief Adviser

Mr. Tseng has extensive experience in assisting multinational companies throughout Asia with patent risk analysis and the design-around process in connection with infringement litigation defense. He has managed numerous high-profile invalidity litigations in the U.S. and Germany by providing prior art and claim construction analysis. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Tseng served as an engineer for the Industrial Technology Research Institute of Taiwan (ITRI) and National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology(CSIST). Mr. Tseng holds a Master degree in Engineering and Systems Science from National Tsing Hua University. Professional Activities Lecturer, Multi-Disciplinary Management of Technology Training Program for Senior Personnel, MMOT, by Cornerstone Intellectual Property Foundation Lecturer(2015~2016), Intellectual property and international business law in medical device industry, a 3-credit course by National Cheng Kung University(NCKU) Lecturer(2015), Innovation and business model of big data of patent and M&A, a 3-credit course by Soochow University(SCU) Co-principal Investigator(2016-2019), Enhancement and value-added project for patent search by Industrial Development Bureau, Ministry of Economic Affairs (IDB, MOEA) Keynote speaker(2019), China Intellectual Property Policymakers Summit in Shenzhen Advisory committee member(2018~2022) of administrative affairs in department of Engineering and Systems Science, National Tsing Hua University Advisory Committee Member(2021~2022) of MIH Consortium Primary Practice IP Strategy for Ecosystem and Business Model IP Due Diligence for Investment IP Portfolio Management Patent Risk Management Patent Monetization Patent Landscape Analysis Patent Life cycle management(PLCM)   Primary Practice Electric Vehicle, Autonomous Vehicle, Medical Device, Display Technologies, MEMS, Semiconductor Manufacturing Processes and Equipment, Robots.   Publication 專利侵權訴訟戰火起 觸控將成新戰場 優化智慧財產經營 觸動全球多元獲利自主控制技術市場,電子時報,2011/04/21刊登 智財布局非隨機 談產品技術生命週期與智慧財產布局,電子時報,2012/03/29刊登 傳統專利地圖恐難指路:淺談產業化專利地圖創新,電子時報,2012/06/21刊登 從三星AMOLED專利網看平面顯示技術專利布局策略,電子時報,2012/08/30刊登 從無線電力傳輸看產業聯盟與技術標準的運作與參與,電子時報,2012/11/08刊登 智慧財產營績營績效不應以量取勝 別再花時間維護過時專利,電子時報,2013/04/25刊登 面對專利風險不應心存僥倖 做好準備方能逆轉勝,電子時報,2013/05/23刊登 企業專利戰不該只是消耗戰力 吸取經驗才能真正「轉大人」,電子時報,2013/12/12刊登 突破智慧財產營運三大關鍵 改造、整合、創新缺一不可,電子時報,2014/03/13刊登 指紋辨識熱潮下的危機 專利巨鯊即將現身,電子時報,2014/04/24刊登 從AuthenTec的專利布局看賺取「智慧財」關鍵要素,電子時報,2014/06/05刊登 智慧資本vs.智慧財產 看三星整合與布局,電子時報,2014/10/09刊登 從台積電跨入封測事業 談產業變動精準預測法,電子時報,2014/11/27刊登 千億科技預算怎麼用最夠力 研發管理與智財配套是關鍵,電子時報,2015/03/12刊登 翻轉智慧財產營運 將費用轉為收入,電子時報,2015/05/21刊登 建構生命週期評估機制 分階段審視評估專利價值,電子時報,2015/06/18刊登 搶攻工業4.0商機-感測技術布局要後發先至 專利成關鍵,電子時報,2015/07/02刊登 為何台灣不能?從專利貨幣化目的 建置專利布局的專業機制,電子時報,2015/12/03刊登 運用專利巨量資料,優化專利品質及全流程營運,電子時報,2016/01/14刊登 由全球產業及專利分析數據,看台灣ADAS產業發展關鍵,財團法人車輛研究測試中心電子報,2017/08/15刊登 Product and Technology structure of Lidar,2020/01/02刊登 Autonomous driving and Lidar,2020/03/24刊登 Keeping an Eye on Self-Driving Technologies: A LiDAR Perspective,2020/07/29刊登 Funding V.S. Patenting: the Innoviz and Robosense Comparison,2020/08/04刊登 挖掘專利數據所潛藏的資訊,2020/10/24刊登 手機刷臉被口罩擊潰,屏下指紋解鎖蓄勢待發,2020/07/06刊登 量子霸權競賽 – 好的人才將是致勝關鍵:透過專利數據挖掘稀缺關鍵技術人才,2020/07/14刊登 如何因應「上市上櫃公司治理實務守則」建立智慧財產管理制度? 世博經理周靜: 運用數位化工具快速有效地管理公司智慧財產,2020/09/18刊登 EUV光阻劑先驅-Inpria專利佈局分析 ,2021/02/07刊登

Jackson Lin

Chairman &
Chief Executive Officer

Jackson Lin is the Chief Executive Officer of the WISPRO Group and the firm’s lead consultant. His expertise is focused on standard essential patents (SEP) and medical devices. In the past, he also expertised in various industries, e.g. cloud computing, the Internet of Things (IoT), natural language processing, search engine, and etc.. Mr. Lin specializes in standard essential patents, patent portfolio managment, patent lifecycle management, R&D management and analysis, patent quality and risk evaluation, patent invalidation analysis, IP deployment planning, royalty analysis, and big data analysis. He has consulted numerous multinational enterprises on patent infringement analysis and design-arounds against both practicing and non-practicing entities. Mr. Lin holds a graduate degree from the Institute of Intellectual Property of National Cheng Chi University. Primary Practice Standard Essential Patents (SEP), Patent Portfolio Managment (PPM), Patent Lifecycle Management (PLCM), R&D management and analysis, patent quality and risk evaluation, patent invalidation analysis, IP deployment planning, IP royalty analysis, and big data analysis. Patent infringement analysis and design-arounds against both practicing and non-practicing entities. Practice Area Cellular standards, video coding standards, medical equipment/devices, cloud computing,Internet of Things (IoT), natural language processing, etc.

Rico Cho

Vice President

Rico Cho is currently the Vice President at WISPRO, providing IP consulting services to manufacturing and technology companies worldwide through information analysis and investigation. His areas of specialization include patent landscaping, patent risk analysis, IP lifecycle management, and IP due diligence for investment. Currently, Mr. Cho is also a Ph.D. candidate at National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, where his research is focused on the quantitative analysis of patent data. Mr. Cho received a master’s degree in electronic engineering from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology and an MBA from National Chengchi University in Taiwan. Primary Practice Patent Analysis—patent search, patent categorization, patent prosecution, claim chart, and patent infringement analysis Industry Analysis—market prediction, product development trends, strategy analysis, business-plan design Intellectual Property Management—trademark, copyright, and patent integrated management, including IP lawsuit management and M&A IP management Optical System Design—optical model building, optical simulation, optical communication module design, LCD backlight module design Research Papers Cho, Rico LT, John S. Liu, and Mei Hsiu-Ching Ho. “Autonomous Vehicle Technology Development: A Patent Survey Based on Main Path Analysis.” 2019 Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET). IEEE, 2019. Cho, Rico L.T, John S. Liu, and Mei Hsiu-Ching Ho. Identifying Potential Valuable Patents Based on Standard Essential Patent (SEP): The Case of HEVC. The 26th International Association for Management of Technology Conference (IAMOT 2017), Vienna. Cho, Rico L.T, John S. Liu, and Mei Hsiu-Ching Ho. “What Are The Concerns? Looking Back on 15 Years of Research in Cultural and Creative Industries.” International journal of cultural policy 24.1 (2018): 25-44. Rico L.T. Cho, John S. Liu, Mei H.C. Ho (2017, May). Identifying Potential Valuable Patents Based on Standard Essential Patent (SEP): The Case of HEVC. The 26th International Association for Management of Technology Conference (IAMOT 2017), Vienna. Rico L.T. Cho, John S. Liu, Mei H.C. Ho (2016, Jan). What are the concerns? Looking back on 15 years of research in cultural and creative industries. International Journal of Cultural Policy. Shien-Kuei Liaw, Guo-Sing Jhong, Lee-Ting Cho, Chu-Lin Chang (2008, Apr). Implementation of tunable erbium doped fiber laser using a broadband fiber mirror. Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Volume 50, Issue 7 July 2008 Pages 1722–1724.

Joanna Huang

Vice President

Joanna Huang is currently the Vice President at WISPRO, Her core expertise revolves focus on Intellectual property (IP) management and optimization,who has provided over hundreds of companies throughout Asia, including patent landscaping, patent risk analysis, patent lifecycle and portfolio management, IP due diligence for investment, patent litigation and validity analysis, trade secret management mechanism. Her technical expertise focuses on semiconductor, Sensing technology for medical device, display panel, LED, battery material technology. Prior to joining WISPRO, Ms. Huang served as an engineer for the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) and Chunghwa Picture Tubes companies. Ms. Huang received a master’s degree in chemical engineering from National Tsing Hua University and an MBA from National Chengchi University in Taiwan. Primary Practice Consulting Service:Industry of Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) analysis, Business-plan design, Patent landscaping, Patent lifecycle and portfolio management, Freedom to operate analysis and design around, Patent validity analysis, IP due diligence for investment. Trade secret management mechanism Research Papers TIPS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CONSULTANT TIPA Patent Technology Engineering and Patent Process Control certificate UNIVERSITY OF WASHING EXECUTIVE EDUCATION (MMOT PROGRAM)

Neil Shen

Vice President

Neil Shen is currently the Vice President at WISPRO, providing IP consulting services to manufacturing and technology companies worldwide through information analysis and investigation. His areas of specialization include patent landscaping, patent risk analysis, IP lifecycle management, and IP due diligence for investment. Neil Shen is an experienced patent consultant who has worked in a range of global companies. His experience includes patent lawsuits, patent invalidity analysis, patent portfolio management, and the counseling of clients on their IP strategies. Mr. Shen’s experience in the IP industry includes positions at the global display company Innolux, where he became involved in display-product development, and Hon Hai. More recently, Mr. Shen has been involved in technology-licensing programs for global companies.

Jean Chou

Vice President

Education MS in Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University School of Professional Education and Continuing Studies EMBA course, National Taiwan University Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University Certification Taiwan Patent Attorney Certified Valuation Analyst (NACVA) TIPA TRADEMARK CERTIFICATION TIPS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CONSULTANT Primary Practice Patent Consulting Service: IP due diligence, Patent portfolio analysis, Freedom to operate analysis, Patent validity analysis, Patent design around Patent Prosecution Service: Patent drafting, Office action response, Patent invalidation action Patent Litigation: Infringement analysis Trademark and Tradesecret Management Publication Jing Chou, Huan J. Keh*, 2004, “Creeping motion of a composite sphere in a concentric spherical cavity”, Chemical Engineering Science 59, Issue 2, 407-415.

Leo Tsou

Vice President

Mr. Leo Yun-Ting Tsou is currently the Vice President at WISPRO, who focuses on Bio-industry and Life Science. He has expertise in planing IP strategy for different bussiness model. Leo has handled consulting projects for more than 60 clients in bio-industry worldwide. His professional experiences incude coordination of R&D and IP mechanisms for pharmaceutical company, IP Portfolio Management, Patent Risk Management, IP Due Diligence for Investment, IP Monetization, Tech transfer/IP Licensing, and Technology/Industry Intelligance. Education Master degree in Microbiology and Immunology, National Yang Ming University Biotechnology Management Program, Join-program of National Yang Ming University and National Chengchi University Bachelor degree in Microbiology and Plant Phathology, National Taiwan University Professional Activities Lecturer (2021), Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program, by National Quemoy University Lecturer (2021), IP Deployment Stategy and Patent Risk Accessment in Biomedical Field, Intellectual Property Seminar, by China Medical University Lecturer (2021), Coordination of R&D and IP Mechanisms in Biomedical Field, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital Lecturer (2021), Multi-Disciplinary Management of Technology Training Program for Senior Personnel, MMOT, by Cornerstone Intellectual Property Foundation Lecturer (2021), Purpose, Methods and Tools for IP Due Diligence in Biopharma Industry, by National Health Research Institutes Lecturer (2021), How to Use AI Patent Intelligence for Gathering Insights and Managing Patent Portfolio, by National Health Research Institutes Lecturer & Course Planner (2018-2020), Biotech Industrial IP Management, Biotech Industrial Academy Lecturer (2020), Innovative Medical Devices Manager Course, Industrial Technology Research Institute Lecturer (2020), , Industrial Development Bureau Lecturer, Multi-Disciplinary Management of Technology Training Program for Senior Personnel, MMOT, by Cornerstone Intellectual Property Foundation Lecturer(2015~2016), Intellectual property and international business law in medical device industry, a 3-credit course by National Cheng Kung University(NCKU) Lecturer(2015), Innovation and business model of big data of patent and M&A, a 3-credit course by Soochow University(SCU) Co-principal Investigator(2016-2019), Enhancement and value-added project for patent search by Industrial Development Bureau, Ministry of Economic Affairs (IDB, MOEA) Keynote speaker(2019), China Intellectual Property Policymakers Summit in Shenzhen Advisory committee member(2018~2022) of administrative affairs in department of Engineering and Systems Science, National Tsing Hua University Advisory Committee Member(2021~2022) of MIH Consortium Primary Practices Coordination of R&D and IP mechanisms for pharmaceutical company, IP Portfolio Management, Patent Risk Management, IP Due Diligence for Investment, IP Monetization, Tech transfer/IP Licensing, and Technology/Industry Intelligance Practice Area Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Patent Linkage, Immunotherapy, Genetic and Genomic Testing, IVD, Medical devices Publications and Insights The Race for Coronavirus Vaccine Development: Beware of Entering Into Future Patent Wars,2020/8/12,Wispro Insights 一生只需打一次的流感疫苗?利用专利信息盘点通用流感疫苗公司,IPR Daily,2020/3/4刊登 从吉利德专利布局解读其瑞德西韦之产品布局,IPR Daily,2020/2/12 專利連結三讀通過 學名藥廠化危機為商機,工商時報,2018/1/23刊登 進軍美國生物相似藥 專利舞蹈如何跳,工商時報,2016/8/3刊登 进军美国生物类似药市场,突破原研药厂的专利壁垒,生物谷,2015/12/1刊登 美国生物类似药专利舞蹈跳或不跳之专利法律评析,生物谷,2015/11/10刊登 Human CLEC18 gene cluster contains C-type lectins with differential glycanbinding specificity, Journal of Biological Chemistry, 2015/7/13

Alvyn Lin

Director

Mr. Alvyn Lin is a Patent Attorney who is registered and licensed to practice before the Intellectual Property Office in Taiwan. He has over ten years of experience in patent prosecution. His expertise focuses on wireless communications, integrated circuit design, microwave systems, LCD, and software-related patents.He has been committed to assisting his client in acquiring 5G communication standard essential patents (SEPs). He has also expanded his services to provide patentability evaluations and invalidation analyses. Primary Practice Patent prosecution Prior art search Validity analysis EOU analysis Claim chart management for SEPs

David Huang is a director at Wispro Technology Consulting Corporation. He passed Taiwan patent attorney qualification in 2018 and passed China patent attorney qualification in 2019. His core expertise revolves around patent prosecution, including application drafting, translation, and response to Office Actions. He has prepared hundreds of patent applications, involving telecommunication, electronic circuits, display technology, and computer science. He also has experience in prior art search, validity analysis, and claim chart management for SEPs. Primary Practice Patent prosecution - Application drafting - Translation - OA response Prior art search Validity analysis Claim chart management for SEPs

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