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About ARENA IP

ARENA IP was established in 2017.

ARENA’s patent attorneys give a wide range of service encompassing novelty and infringement searches, patent portfolio management, advice on patentability of inventions, drafting patent specifications, filing and prosecuting patent applications, infringement and validity of patents, and patent opposition proceedings.

We provide clients with the most effective strategies for developing and protecting patents, and we work quite closely with clients from the very initial stage to the finishing step.  ARENA assists our clients quietly but constantly in the vital field of intellectual property.

Jung-il Bae, Managing Partner

MEMBERS

Patent Attorney

Jung-Il BAE |

Jung-Il BAE, a managing partner at ARENA IP, specializes in the field of patents, utility models and designs in the field of general machinery, power plant equipment, vehicles, steel manufacture, display devices and home appliances.

Prior to founding ARENA IP in 2017, he worked as a research engineer at Mando Machinery Corporation for 5 years, and as a patent attorney at HANSUNG Intellectual Property (formerly HANSUNG International Patent & Law Office) for about 14 years.

With extensive expertise and experience, Mr. Bae has worked for domestic clients including LG Electronics, POSCO and KCC and foreign clients including Dow Chemical Company, Whirlpool S.A. and Livedo Corporation.

| AREAS OF PRACTICE

Mechanical engineering, Domestic and Overseas IP Prosecution, IP litigation

| WORK EXPERIENCE

ARENA IP (2017-present)
HANSUNG Intellectual Property (2003-2017)
Mando Machinery Corporation (1996-2001)

| EDUCATION

Yonsei University – M.S. (Mechanical Engineering) (1996)
Yonsei University – B.S. (Mechanical Engineering) (1994)
Sunjung High School (1990)

| Notable Cases

LG Hausys v. KCC trial to confirm scope of patent right
Patent infringement lawsuit regarding pipe roof structure

| ADMISSIONS

Korean Patent Bar (2006)

| LANGUAGES

Korean, English and Japanese

MEMBERS

U.S. Attorney

Seokho LEE |

Seokho LEE, an associate U.S. attorney at ARENA IP, specializes in the field of trademark law, copyright law, and related infringement matters.

Prior to joining ARENA IP in 2020, he studied in U.S. law and International Law and was received J.D. degree with great academical achievement (Cum Laude) and LL.M. degree. In February 2018, he was admitted to the District of Columbia Bar in the U.S.

With extensive expertise and experience, Seokho LEE has participated in many legal proceedings with various areas such as infringement, anti-trust, price-fixing, etc.

| AREAS OF PRACTICE

U.S. Trademarks and Copyrights, Overseas IP Prosecution and litigation.

| EDUCATION

Regent University School of Law (LL.M.)
Handong International Law School (J.D.)

| Notable Cases

patent infringement case in the U.S. (Samsung Electronics v. Apple)
USPTO’s anti-trust investigation on Q company (worked for Samsung Electronics)
DOJ’s price-fixing investigation (worked for S refinery company)
USFDA’s patent infringement investigation (worked for C pharmaceutical company)

| ADMISSIONS

The District of Columbia Bar (2018)

| LANGUAGES

Korean, English, Spanish, Japanese, and Chinese

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Contact

ARENA IP

– 13th Fl., Songchon Bldg., Nonhyun-ro 503, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 06132, Korea

– Tel: 02.565.0424 | Fax: 02.6442.9885

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