Current position: Senior partner
Principal practice area/industry focus: Intellectual property
Career Highlights: Mr Seo is experienced in both US and Korean intellectual property litigation and prosecution matters, and represents a broad range of clients, from high-tech companies to luxury and fashion companies. His detailed knowledge of the similarities as well as differences between these two jurisdictions has been a valuable asset when advising foreign clients on effective IP management and enforcement strategies in Korea.
Mr Seo has been recognized as a leading intellectual property professional by numerous publications, such as Asia Pacific Legal 500, Chambers, Asialaw, Managing Intellectual Property, World Trademark Review, etc. He is also the winner of the Client Choice Award for Trademarks from Lexology and ILO (2015, 2017, and 2018). Mr Seo is a member of the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center’s Domain Name Panel, and also serves as the regional counsel for a number of multi-national clients with intellectual property programs in Asia.
Asialaw Distinguished Practitioner 2020 in Intellectual Property