Lee Yuke Chin, a graduate in Physics, is a registered patent, trademark and industrial design agent in Malaysia. During his career, Lee served as the Chief Patent Examiner when Malaysia introduced the new patent system in 1986 until 1993. He was also the Head of the National Patent Information and Documentation Center (PIDC). He has been involved in a number of international projects including the present WIPO Project on IP Portfolio Management in ASEAN countries and the Project for Establishment of IP Advisory Services and Information Center (IPASIC) in least developed countries (LDCs).
Lee was also the General Manager of the Malaysian Technology Consultants Sdn Bhd, a government-industry joint venture for technology transfer and commercialization of local inventions. He is experienced in providing technology innovation services which involve IP strategy development, technology licensing, business planning and funding mechanism to help inventors and research institutions commercialize their inventions. Lee is one of the founding member of the Malaysian Invention and Design Society (MINDS), in which he is actively involved in the promotion and commercialization of inventions.