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Recommended - Firms: transactions
Silver - Firms: prosecution
Gold - Firms: litigation
Full-service commercial outfit Bae, Kim & Lee LLC shines brightest when it comes to enforcing patent rights and battling it out in the courtroom. Aside from its sizeable patent litigation practice, the prosecution side is growing steadily with Korean companies flocking to the firm for their patent filing needs. After serving as judge in several Korean courts – including the Patent Court and Seoul High Court – Taeck Soo Kwon captains the IP department. He is also the first president of the Korean Intellectual Property Lawyers Association. Another former IP judge, Myung-Kyu Lee dispenses advice to clients in litigation cases involved IP infringement. On the non-contentious front, vice president of Asian Patent Attorneys Association Korea Catherine Eunkyeong Lee helms the chemical and pharmaceutical group.