Dr. Soo Ee Lin

Principal, Spruson & Ferguson Asia

Director, Spruson & Ferguson Malaysia

Chemical / Life Sciences Team

Ee Lin holds a Bachelor of Technology degree with First Class Honours in Biotechnology from the University of Auckland, where, during the course of her studies, she was engaged in short term research projects in molecular biology as well as in the brewing industry. She was also subsequently awarded a PhD for her thesis on the use of enzymes in the synthesis of palm-based surfactants.

As a scientist attached to an industrial R&D institution prior to joining Spruson & Ferguson (Asia), Ee Lin not only conducted further R&D work in the areas of enzyme and fermentation technology but was also involved in coordinating technical, commercial and legal aspects of biotechnology research projects.

At Spruson & Ferguson (Asia), Ee Lin is involved in the preparation, drafting and prosecution of patent applications, as well as patent revocation and infringement actions in Singapore, Malaysia and throughout the South East Asia region.

  • Bachelor of Technology (Biotechnology) (Hons I) - University of Auckland New Zealand

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Enzymology) - Universiti Putra Malaysia

  • Graduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law (Distinction) - The National University of Singapore

  • Registered Singapore Patent Attorney

  • Registered Malaysian Patent Agent

  • Registered Malaysian Industrial Design Agent

  • Registered Malaysia Trade Mark Attorney

  • Association of Singapore Patent Attorneys (ASPA)

  • Malaysian Intellectual Property Association (MIPA)