Lee International

IP Litigation

Overview

Lee International works closely with clients to develop creative strategies to succeed in each IP litigation matter, capitalizing on the combination of litigation and technology experience of our attorneys who have handled complex IP matters in Korea. Our IP litigation team recognizes that every dispute and situation is different, and they provide bespoke solutions based on their experience before Korean courts, the Korean Trade Commission and the Korean Intellectual Property Trial and Appeal Board.

  • Our firm’s IP litigation team includes seasoned litigators and patent attorneys with degrees in such disciplines as chemistry, biotechnology, computer science, electrical and mechanical engineering. With these resources, Lee International has effectively represented patentees and defended accused infringers in Korean courts and before the Korean Trade Commission.

  • Our firm has successfully litigated trademark matters, both to enforce clients’ marks and to defend clients in infringement actions filed in Korean courts and before the Intellectual Property Trial and Appeal Board. Our attorneys have longstanding experience in all aspects of trademark litigation, including evaluating potential infringement of trademarks, negotiating, licensing, investigating counterfeit trademarks and drafting and responding to cease and desist letters.

  • Lee International advises clients on protection and enforcement of copyrights in many different industries including the computer software, video games and entertainment industries.

  • Lee International has litigated various forms of design rights related to machines, electronic products, clothing, furniture, containers, packaging, architectural materials, cooking equipment and kitchenware.

  • Our firm is well-experienced in developing strategies to better protect clients’ trade secrets domestically and internationally. Our attorneys also negotiate confidentiality agreements and non-disclosure agreements for use with clients’ employees and partners.

  • Lee International routinely prevents registrations and infringements of domain names. Our attorneys effectively investigate and monitor infringing uses of domain names of our clients and we have prevailed many times in transferring domain names from cyber-squatters to legitimate business operators. Our professionals also are facile in negotiating the transfer of infringing domains.

  • Our firm represents local and international celebrities and athletes in drafting and negotiating exclusive contracts for their performance and appearances in productions including film, television and music recordings, as well as investment agreements.

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