Lee International

Doo-Hyeong LEE

Affiliated Counsel / Patent Attorney

T. 82-2-2262-6480

F. 82-2-2279-5020

Practice Area

  • Intellectual Property

  • International Litigation / Arbitration

  • Urban Development Act

  • Civil Litigation / Arbitration


  • Graduate School of Labor Studies, Korea University (Tripartite Advanced Leadership Program, 2015)
  • Business School, Korea University (Business Management Course for Executives, 2014)
  • College of Law, Seoul National University (Course for Chief Intellectual Property Executive Officers, 2013)
  • College of Engineering, Seoul National University (Best Industrial Strategy Course, 2011)
  • University of Wisconsin (LL.M.and J.D., Intellectual Property Laws and Commercial Laws, 1993~1996)
  • Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1987)
  • Korea University (LL.B., 1982)


  • Affiliated Counsel, Lee International IP & Law (2022~Present)

  • Public Interest member, Central Labor Relations Committee (2021~Present)

  • Arbitrator, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (2017~2020)

  • Registered as Expert Attorney in IP laws, Korea Bar Association (2017)

  • Head Commissioner, Design Dispute Mediation Committee (2017~2021)

  • Conciliator, Seoul Central District Court (2017~Present)

  • Consultant Attorney, Korean Intellectual Property Office, Korea Invention Promotion Association (2016~Present)

  • Representative Attorney, Huteck & Yulseok UPC (2016~2021)

  • Chief Judge, Seoul Northern District Court (2014~2016)

  • Chief Judge, Seoul Eastern District Court (2012~2014)

  • Chief Judge, Seoul Central District Court (2009~2012)

  • Chief Judge, Suwon District Court (2007~2009)

  • Chief Judge, Gwangju District Court (2005~2007)

  • Judge, Daejeon High Court (2003~2005)

  • Judge, Intellectual Property High Court (2000~2003)

  • Legal Affairs Officer, Planning Budget Officer, Korean Intellectual Property Office, Secretary of the Intellectual Property Tribunal (1998~2000)

  • Secretary, Trade Committee of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (1996~1998)

  • Deputy Director, Trade Policy Division of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (1992~1993)

  • Examiner, Korean Intellectual Property Office (1987~1992)


  • Admitted as a Korean Patent & Trademark Attorney (1999)

  • Admitted to the bar, New York State (1996)

  • Admitted to the bar, Korea (1987)


  • Korean Bar Association

  • Seoul Bar Association

  • Korean Patent Attorneys Association (KPAA)

  • Korea International Mediation Centre (KIMC)

  • New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)


  • The 16th Legal Paper Award, Korean Society of Law (2012)

  • Service Merit Medal (1997)

Publications / Presentations

  • “Determination of Direct and Indirect Infringements in Litigation Procedures Related to Patent Infringement”, Patent Litigation Research, Vol. 7, Intellectual Property High Court (2017)

  • “Current Status and Strategic Implications on Patent Disputes between Samsung and Apple”, Intellectual Property Policies, Vol. 17, Korea Institute for Intellectual Property (2013)

  • “Analysis of Korean Precedents on the Compensation for Employee’s Inventions”, 2012 International Symposium for Employee’s Invention (2012)

  • “Determination of the Similarity and the Scope of Rights on Trademarks Containing Non-distinguishable Marks”, Law Papers, Vol. 51, Supreme Court Library of Korea (2010)

  • “Logical Judgment Structure and Practical Issues in Intellectual Property Infringement Litigations”, Vol. 15, Suwon District Bar Association (2008)

  • “A Study on Legal Means of Attack and Defense Related to Patent Infringements”, Law Papers, Vol. 43, Supreme Court Library of Korea (2006)

  • “Patentability as an Invention of BUSINESS MODEL”, Patent Litigation Research, Vol. 2, Intellectual Property High Court (2002)

  • “Articles of Litigation and Scope of trial in Litigations for Cancellation of Trial Decisions”, Patent Litigation Research, Vol. 2, Intellectual Property High Court (2002)

  • “A Guide for Patent Trial Practices”, Intellectual Property High Court (2001)

  • “Adequate and Effective Settlement Mechanisms for International Trade Disputes Involving Intellectual Property Infringement”, Doctoral Dissertation, University of Wisconsin (1996)


  • Languages : Korean, English, Japanese
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