About AzTE

Shen Yan, J.D.

Shen Yan, J.D.
Assistant Director of Intellectual Property Services

Shen joined AzTE in May 2017 and serves as Assistant Director of Intellectual Property Services. As a registered patent attorney, he works closely with faculty and pursues legal protection for ASU innovation in the Physical Sciences space.

Prior to joining the AzTE team, he worked in private practice primarily handling patent prosecution matters. He is also well versed in other areas of IP law, including trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. Prior to practicing law, he worked as an engineer for Intel Corp. and then as a software developer for a startup company.

Shen holds a B.S.E. in computer engineering from ASU and a J.D. from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU.

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