About Staff

Digital Innovation Center
Legal Researcher
Shih, Ya-Hsun
Digital Innovation Center
Legal Researcher
Shih, Ya-Hsun

Shih, Ya-hsun serves as a legal researcher in Science & Technology Law Institute. She is mainly responsible for legal research related to biotechnology and medicine.

She previously worked as a patent engineer in the Foreign Import Department of the Saint Island International Patent & Law Offices, mainly responsible for handling Taiwan patent applications for foreign patent applicants. Later, she worked as a trainee and lawyer in the Formosan Brothers Attorneys-at-Law, mainly dealing with intellectual property related legal matters, including copyright criminal cases, trademark dispute cases, patent civil and administrative litigation, etc., as well as handling general civil and criminal proceedings and non-contentious matters such as contract review and providing legal opinions.

Master of law degree, Graduate Institute of Interdisciplinary Legal Studies, National Taiwan University
Master of Science degree, Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology, National Taiwan University
Bachelor of Science degree, Department of Zoology, National Taiwan University


.Institute for Information Industry / Science & Technology Law Institute Legal Researcher (March 27, 2019 - )
.Formosan Brothers Attorneys-at-Law / lawyer (April, 2018 – October 2018)
.Formosan Brothers Attorneys-at-Law / trainee (March, 2016 – July 2016)
.Saint Island International Patent & Law Offices / Patent Engineer (November, 2006 - April, 2010)


.Ya Hsun Shih, The Regulation of Patent Licensing under Fair Trade Act - From the Case of Qualcomm (2018) (unpublished Master Thesis, National Taiwan University).
.Ya Hsun Shih, From Perfect Web v. InfoUSA, Inc. to Review the Impact of KSR on Obviousness, SAINT ISLAND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY REPORT, 12(9), 10-17 (2010).
.Ya Hsun Shih, The role of Hdm2 nuclear foci formation in cellular senescence (2006) (unpublished Master Thesis, National Taiwan University).

Professional Certification

.Attorney at law
.Patent Attorney
.Qualification of Chinese Patent Attorney