Current position: Senior partner
Practice area/industry focus: Intellectual property
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 is recognised as a "Leading Individual" in the area of intellectual property by the Asia Pacific Legal 500 (2001-2016), a "Leading Lawyer" by Asialaw (2004-2017), and a "Highly Recommended" attorney for IP by PLC (2005-2012). Mr Seo is a member of the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center's Domain Name Panel, and also serves on the editorial board of Managing Intellectual Property. Mr Seo also serves as the regional counsel for a number of multi-national clients with intellectual property programs in Asia.
Asialaw Leading Lawyer 2017 in Intellectual Property