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Lee & Ko

HANJIN BUILDING, 63 NAMDAEMUN-RO, JUNG-GU, SEOUL 04532, SOUTH KOREA
Tel:
Work +82 2 772 4000
Fax:
Fax +82 2 772 4001
Email:
Web:
www.leeko.com
Seoul, Seoul

Jae Hoon Kim

Tel:
Work +82-2-772-4440
Email:
Lee & Ko

Work Department

Corporate Practice Group

Position

- Managing Partner/ Member of Management Committee - IP/ IP Litigation/ IP Transaction /Franchise/ Trade Secret/ Corporate Governance/ Foreign Investment/ Mergers & Acquisitions/ Antitrust & Competition/ International Trade

Career

Lee & Ko: 1986 – Present Presidential Council on National Competitiveness, Advisory Committee : 2008 – Present ICC Korea International Arbitration Committee: 2006 – Present Morrison & Foerster (NY): 1993 Morgan Lewis & Bockius (LA): 1992

Languages

English, Japanese and Korean

Member

Admitted to bar: Korea (1983) Admitted to the Korean patent bar (1994)

Education

Cornell Law School - LL.M.: 1992 Judicial Research & Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea: 1983 Seoul National University, College of Law - LL.B.: 1980


South Korea: Intellectual property

Intellectual property – Local firms

Within: Intellectual property – Local firms

Lee & Ko’s team of experienced patent attorneys and IP specialists have an impressive track record representing a myriad of patent owners in the electronic, pharmaceutical, mechanical and telecoms sectors in domestic and cross-border litigation. The team’s expertise in trade mark enforcement is demonstrated by Choong Jin Oh, Sun Chang and Vera Eun Woo Lee successfully representing Toms Shoes in an action against Hana INT for trade mark infringement and dealing in counterfeit goods. In licensing and franchising work, Chang is advising Marriott International on all aspects of its business in Korea. Practice co-heads Young Mo Kwon and Un Ho Kim are the names to note for patent infringement and enforcement disputes. Jae Hoon Kim and Choong Jin Oh are also names to note for infringement work. Other key figures for litigation include Seong-Ki Kim, who handles disputes involving technologies of polymorphisms and patent prosecution, while Hyeon Gil Ryoo and Il Hee Bahn have a strong track-record in trademark prosecution, enforcement and portfolio management. Hui Jin Yang counsels clients in the pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and chemical industries.

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