Kian Hoe is a Senior Associate at Davies Collison Cave and is a registered Patent Attorney in Singapore, specializing in the areas of life sciences and biotechnology. His day-to-day job involves drafting and prosecution of patent applications as well as providing validity and infringement advice. Kian Hoe was previously a Research Fellow at the p53lab in A*STAR until 2014 when he joined the intellectual property (IP) profession. He graduated from Imperial College London with a degree in Biochemistry and obtained his PhD in Protein Engineering from the University of Cambridge. He was funded by the A*STAR National Science Scholarship (BS-PhD) for both his undergraduate and postgraduate studies.