Jongwon Kim, Ph.D. / Partner


Practice Areas:
Intellectual Property, Patent Law, Trademark Law, Information Technology, Copyright and Trade Secret, International Litigation

Summary of Practice:
Jongwon's practice mainly focuses on patent prosecution. His specific areas of technical experience are in electronic materials, semiconductors, LCDs, telecommunications, metallurgy, automotive, and nano-materials.

Prior to establishing LEX IP Meister, PLLC., he prosecuted patent applications and assisted litigation at Dilworth & Barrese, LLP where he acquired valuable experience in the prosecution of state of art technologies. He also worked for KIA Motors and Samsung Electro-Mechanics as a researcher. As result of his wide array of experience, his familiarity with international client's needs in IP matters is second to none.

Bar Admission:

  • Court of State of Connecticut
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Registered Patent Attorney

    Educations:

  • B.S., M.S., Materials Science and Engineering, Yonsei University
  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Connecticut
  • J.D., Franklin Pierce Law Center
  • Electrical Eng., New York City College of Technology

    Professional Activities:

  • Research Associate, Kia Motors
  • Research Assistant, Precision Manufacturing Center, CT
  • Research Manager, Samsung Electro-Mechanics
  • Summer Associate, Greenblum & Bernstein, PLC., VA
  • Associate, Dilworth & Barrese, LLP., NY
  • Adjunct Professor, Materials Science & Engineering, Yonsei University

    Languages: Korean and English


  •   David Hunjoon Kim / Partner


    Practice Areas:
    Intellectual Property, Patent Law, Trademark Law, Licensing, Litigation, Information Technology, Copyright and Trade Secret, International Litigation, Product Liability, and Domain Names.

    Summary of Practice:
    David's practice includes all phases of patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret law, domain names, including licensing, arbitration and litigation. His specific areas of technical experience are in telecommunications and electrical engineering. David has represented many Korean companies in suits in the U.S. David's representations include product liability litigation in Texas, Section 337 proceedings before the U.S. International Trade Commission involving allegations of patent infringement, patent infringement action in Illinois and Maryland, and arbitration action before ICC.

    David worked for Wonjon Intellectual Property Law Firm in Seoul, Korea, representing Korean clients filing patent and trademark applications to U.S. and abroad. David also has a keen interest in the international film industry and participated in negotiating the acquisition of rights for films and movies as well as attending a number of film festivals, such as Cannes Film Festival, Milan Film Festival, American Film Festival, and others. David is currently is married and enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter.

    Bar Admission:
    California

    Educations:

  • College of Arts and Literature, University of Utah (B.A., French)
  • University of Oklahoma Master of Public Administration Program
  • University of Oklahoma Law School (J.D.)
  • College of Engineering, Soongsil University (B.S., Electrical Eng.)

    Professional Activities:

  • Wonjon Intellectual Property Law Firm, Director of International Department
  • Represented Tyco International in infringement litigation case in Korea
  • YOU ME Patent & Law Firm, Head of International Patent Department
  • Successfully represented Korean Telecommunication in multi-million dollar licensing deal with IntVen
  • Represented Hansol Homedeco in US International Trade Commission 337 proceedings against Unilin B.V.
  • Represented Digital Tech in Product Liability Litigation in Texas
  • Represented Alpha System Co., Ltd. in Patent Infringement Suit in Illinois
  • Represented Dyson Technology Ltd. in Patent Infringement Suit in Korea against Daewoong Goodmorning and others
  • Represented Sewoon Medical Co., Ltd. in Arbitration Action at International Chamber of Commerce against TSCI

    Professional Memberships:
    International Trademark Association, Intellectual Property Owner's Association and AIPPI

    Languages:
    Korean, French and English


  •   Michael J. Musella/ Attorney at Law, Of Counsel


    Practice Areas:
    Intellectual Property, Patent Law, Trademark Law, Information Technology, Copyright, Licensing, and Litigation

    Summary of Practice:
    Mr. Musella is a registered Patent Attorney and has over 15 years of experience practicing before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He counsels clients on all patent, trademark and copyright matters, and related intellectual property matters. The fields of technology in which Mr. Musella has prosecuted and obtained patents include cellular communication technologies based on CDMA, TDMA, FDMA, OFDM, OFDMA, and 3G and 4G standards, cellular telephone apparatuses and methods, electronic circuits and systems, software and method systems, semiconductor manufacturing and design, radar system design and maintenance, audio-visual systems design and integration, and mechanical systems.

    Bar and Court Admissions:

  • Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Courts of the State of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

    Educations:

  • J.D., St. John’s University, School of Law
  • B.E.E.E., Manhattan College

    Professional Organizations:

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)



  •   Stephen R. Barrese/ Attorney at Law, Of Counsel


    Practice Areas:
    Intellectual Property, Trademark Law, Domain name, Copyright, Licensing, Arbitration and Litigation

    Summary of Practice:
    Stephen R. Barrese focuses his practice in the areas of trademarks, unfair competition, copyrights and internet-related matters including trademark research, clearance, prosecution, enforcement and maintenance of both foreign and domestic registrations, opposition and cancellation proceedings, and licensing and coexistence agreements. Stephen has given lectures on U.S. trademark law throughout the world including China and South Korea.

    Bar and Court Admissions:

  • Courts of the State of New York
  • State Courts of Connecticut

    Educations:

  • J.D., Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
  • B.A., University of Dayton

    Professional Organizations:

  • Member of the International Trademark Association


  •   Andy Jhuheon Jun / Partner


    Practice Areas:
    Intellectual Property, Patent Law, Licensing, Prosecution, Biotechnology & Chemistry, International Litigation

    Summary of Practice:
    Andy's practice includes patent protection and other forms of intellectual property protection. Andy's practice concentrates on patent prosecution, litigation and licensing in the fields of biotechnology, biochemistry, chemistry and pharmacy.

    Bar Admission:

  • California Bar Association
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Registered Patent Attorney

    Educations:

  • B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
  • M.S., Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
  • J.D., University of San Diego, School of Law

    Professional Activities:

  • Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., IP Center, Patent Acquisition & Licensing, Legal Counsel
  • Counsel, LEX IP Meister, PLLC, VA

    Languages:
    Korean and English


  •   Martin Dong Soon Choi / Attorney at Law, Of Counsel


    Practice Areas:
    Intellectual Property, Patent Law, Licensing, Litigation, Chemistry, International Litigation

    Summary of Practice:
    Martin's practice mainly focuses on patent protection and other forms of intellectual property protection. Prior to joining LEX IP, Martin attained considerable experience in the patent monetization process, from evaluating patent portfolios to closing license transactions. Martin's practice concentrates on patent prosecution support and licensing in various technologies including licensing in biotechnology, chemical and pharmaceutical fields.

    Bar Admission:

  • New York State Bar

    Education:

  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law

    Professional Activities:

  • Direcotr, IP Navigation LLC, Dallas, TX
  • Legal Intern, Ohio Attorney General's Office, Cleveland, OH
  • Staff, GS Caltex Corp., Seoul/Yeosu, Korea
  • Counsel, LEX IP Meister, PLLC, VA

    Languages:
    Korean and English


  •   Seok-Am LEE / Attorney at Law, Of Counsel


    Practice Areas:
    Intellectual Property, Patent Law, Licensing, Litigation, International Litigation

    Summary of Practice:
    Seok-Am's practice mainly focuses on patent protection and other forms of intellectual property protection. Seok-Am's practice concentrates on patent prosecution and licensing in physics, optics, semiconductor, LCD fields, and wireless communications.

    Bar Admission:

  • Korea Patent Attorneys Association
  • Asian Patent Attorneys Association
  • Korea Valuation Association
  • Admitted to the District of Columbia Bar

    Education:

  • School of Electrical Engineering, Seoul National University
  • Intensive course on technology valuation, Korea Valuation Association

    Professional Activities:

  • Member of the Board of Review for Patent Examination
  • Korean Certified Valuation Analysts
  • Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
  • Court Expert Adviser

    Languages:
    Korean, English and Japanese


  •   Huilan Yuan / Chinese Patent Attorney, Of Counsel




    Practice Areas:
    Intellectual Property, Patent Law, Information Technology, Licensing, and Litigation

    Summary of Practice:
    Huilan is a Chinese patent attorney and her practice mainly focuses on patent prosecution and consultation related to chemicals, biotech, life sciences and pharmaceuticals.

    Bar and Court Admissions:

  • Chinese Patent Bar

    Education:

  • College of Food Science Engineering (Chemical and Biology Engineering), Tianjin University in China (B.S., Food Science Eng.)

    Professional Organizations:

  • ACPAA


  •   Sarah Kim / New Zealand Attorney, Of Counsel




    Practice Areas:
    Intellectual Property, Trademark Law, Domain Name, Copyright, Licensing, Arbitration, and Litigation

    Summary of Practice:
    Sarah counsels trademark, copyright, domain, and litigation matters to international clients. Sarah studied Chinese and Law at the University of Auckland and completed advance legal study at the Institute of Professional Legal Studies. Sarah is fluent in English, Korean and Chinese.

    Bar Admission/Membership:

  • A Barrister and Solicitor of the New Zealand High Court

    Education:

  • The University of Auckland (LL.B/B.A. Law and Chinese)
  • The Institute of Professional Legal Studies

    Professional Activities:

  • Carters & Reiter, Ltd., Summer Internship
  • Bridgeview Bank Mortgage Company & New Trier Partners, Legal Associate
  • Represented Sewoon Medical Co., Ltd. in Arbitration Action before International Chamber of Commerce against TSCI
  • Foreign counsel, LEX IP Meister, PLLC, VA

    Languages:
    Korean, English and Chinese


  •   Jongha Park / Korean Patent Attorney, Of Counsel


    Practice Areas:
    Intellectual Property, Patent Law, Licensing, Litigation, International Litigation

    Summary of Practice:
    Jongha's practice mainly focuses on patent protection and other forms of intellectual property protection. Jongha's practice concentrates on patent prosecution and licensing in physics, optics, semiconductor, and LCD fields.

    Bar Admission:

  • Asian Patent Attorneys Association
  • Korean Patent and Trademark Attorneys Assoication
  • Passed U.S.Patent Bar Examination

    Education:

  • College of Science, Younsei University (B.S., Physics)

    Professional Activities:

  • Court Expert Adviser
  • Foreign Counsel, LEX IP Meister, PLLC, VA

    Languages:
    Korean and English


  •   Hyesook Lee / Korean Patent Attorney, Of Counsel


    Practice Areas:
    Intellectual Property, Patent Law, Licensing, Litigation, International Litigation, Prosecution, Chemistry

    Summary of Practice:
    Hyesook's practice mainly focuses on patent protection and other forms of intellectual property protection. Hyesook's practice concentrates on patent prosecution, litigation and licensing in the fields of chemical materials or electronic materials in the field of displays, secondary batteries, solar cells, etc.

    Bar Admission:

  • Asian Patent Attorneys Assoication
  • Korean Patent and Trademark Attorneys Association
  • Korea Valuation Association
  • Passed U.S.Patent Bar Examination

    Education:

  • College of Science, Younsei University (B.S., Chemistry)
  • Certified of Korea Valuation Association

    Professional Activities:

  • Court Expert Adviser
  • Foreign counsel, LEX IP Meister, PLLC, VA

    Languages:
    Korean and English


  •   Inhan Kim / Korean Patent Attorney, Of Counsel


    Practice Areas:
    Aerospace, Aviation & Drones; Automotive, Robotics & Mechanics; Electronics, Telecommunications & Computers; Internet of Things (IoT); Semiconductors & Integrated Circuits

    Summary of Practice:
    Inhan's practice mainly focuses on patent protection and other forms of intellectual property protection. Inhan's practice concentrates on patent prosecution, and appeals related to analog and digital circuits, electronics, semiconductors, telecommunications, e-commerce systems, video and audio coding algorithms, and security software for mobile devices.

    Over the course of his career, Mr. Kim has worked as an in-house counsel on the patent teams of large corporations in Korea, particularly in prosecution and licensing matters related to digital multimedia devices and was the appointed consultant of a global internet portal company, where he provided advice on patent issues when it established its Japanese subsidiary. Additionally, he specializes in patent searches for invalidation and freedom-to-operate issues in databases covering English and Japanese documents, as well as Korean.

    Inhan was admitted to the Korean Patent Bar in 1999 and is a member of the Korea Patent Attorneys Association and Asian Patent Attorneys Association.

    Education:

  • College of Engineering, In-ha University (B.S., Automation Engineering, 1998)

    Professional Activities:

  • Admitted to the Korean Patent Bar
  • WONJON Patent & Law Firm
  • Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd.
  • Adjunct Professor, Electronics Engineering Department, INHA University
  • MIYOSHI & MIYOSHI International Patent Firm, Secondment (Japan, Tokyo)
  • Publications:

  • Overseas Intellectual Property Protection Guide Book –JAPAN- (2009, KIPO)
  • Intellectual Property Management Manual for Entering the Korean Business Market in Japanese (2012, JETRO, Co-Author)
  • The guidelines for perfecting security interest or pledge of patents in foreign countries (2020, Korea Invention Promotion Association, Co-author



  •   Chinhi Kim / Korean Trademark Attorney, Of Counsel


    Practice Areas:
    Intellectual Property, Trademark Law, Domain name, Copyright and Licensing

    Summary of Practice:
    Chinhi’s practice mainly focuses on maintaining of both foreign and domestic trademark registrations and internet-related matters including trademark research

    Bar and Court Admissions:

  • Korean Patent and Trademark Attorneys Association

    Education:

  • College of Life Science & Biotechnology, Korea University (B.S., Biology)

    Professional Organizations:

  • Member of the International Trademark Association


  •   George R. Olson / Technical Specialist




    Practice Areas:
    George's practice mainly focuses on Drafting and Reviewing of Patent Specification in the fields of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and chemistry.

    Education:

  • University of Victoria, Canada (B.A. Economics/ Psychology; M.A. Education)
  • Camosun College, Canada (Automotive Technology)
  • University of Technology Sydney (Master in Industrial Property)

    Professional Memberships:
    Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (pending)

    Languages:
    Korean, French and English






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