Jaegyu YOO

  • Attorney
  • T. +82-2-3404-0842
  • F. +82-2-3404-7308
  • E. jaegyu.yoo@bkl.co.kr

Overview

Jaegyu Yoo's main practice areas include intellectual property right lawsuits, trade secret and technology leakage, intellectual property right management, strategic advisory service, and other advisory services in respect of media, e-commerce and games. In particular, Mr. Yoo's advisory services focus on technology-related disputes involving IT companies and legal issues arising in the contents industry and he provides legal advice for various startups.  

Mr. Yoo earned a B.S. degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from Yonsei University and a J.D. degree from Yonsei University Law School. After earning a LL.M. from Duke University School of Law, he gained hands-on experience in the area of patent litigations and ITC disputes involving IT technology during his secondment to Fish & Rischardson P.C. He worked as a reporter at the Report Department of Seoul Broadcasting System for 5 years and based on his experience as a reporter, he contributed articles on intellectual property rights and various other legal issues on a bi-weekly basis for ‘Legal Prism’, a column of the Weekly Kyunghyang Magazine. Also, he was seconded to the Legal Affairs Department of the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games to advise on various legal issues for the successful hosting of the Olympics and Paralympics. He also actively engages in pro bono activities for persons with disability, refugees and foreign migrants.

Representative Experience

2021 Fish & Richardson P.C., Washington D.C.
2017-2018 Legal Advisor, PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympics & Paralympic Games (Secondment)
2014-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
2005-2011 Reporter, Report Department, Seoul Broadcasting System
2005 Korea Technology Finance Corporation

Representative Matters

Advised IT companies and telecommuncation companies on strategic response to disputes involving telecommunication standard essential patent (SEP)
Represented IT companies in the lawsuits involving the leakage of technology including source code
Represented IT companies in the lawsuits involving infringement upon copyright to patent/software
Represented and advised terrestrial broadcasters in the lawsuits involving infringement upon copyright to TV programs
Represented domestic and foreign game companies in the lawusits involving infringement upon copyright to mobile games
Advised IT companies and telecommuncation companies on strategic response to disputes involving telecommunication standard essential patent (SEP)
Represented IT companies in the lawsuits involving the leakage of technology including source code
Represented IT companies in the lawsuits involving infringement upon copyright to patent/software
Represented and advised terrestrial broadcasters in the lawsuits involving infringement upon copyright to TV programs
Represented domestic and foreign game companies in the lawusits involving infringement upon copyright to mobile games
Represented multi-national company in the lawsuits involving patent infringement/nullity in relation to auto parts
Represented IT companies in the lawsuits involving non-compete agreement
Advised IT companies on intellectual property right in respect of AI service
Advised IT/game companies on e-commerce
Advised contents enterprises on broadcasting program, investment in film making and distribution
Advised IT companies on response to the dispute in US regarding software open source licenses
Advised IT companies on compliance issue regarding software open source licenses
Advised domestic and foreign game companies on regulation of games
Advised domestic game companies on blcokchain and operation of e-sports
Advised foreign game companies on various regulatory issues involving their entry into Korean market
Represented domestic entertainment management company in the lawsuit involving exclusive managmeent contract
Advised entertainment management company on various issues, including, among other things, appearance contract
Advised domestic and foreign companies on intellectual property right involving various issues arising out of corproate M&As and investments
Represented clients in various civil and criminal cases

Education

2021 Duke University School of Law (LL.M.)
2014 Yonsei University Law School (J.D.)
2005 Yonsei University (B.S.)

Selected Activities

Publications
Legal Nature of Spectrum Fee and Spectrum Assignment Charge, Yonsei Journal of Medical and Science Technology Law Vol. 3 No. 2 (Yonsei University Institute of Legal Studies, 2012)
A Study on the Meaning of the Term ‘Unfair Means’ in the Financial Investment Services and Capital Market Act, Yonsei Law Journal Vol. 4 No. 2 (Yonsei University Institute of Legal Studies, 2012)
Media Big Bang - The Driver to Change the World: The Technologies Shaping the Future of Media (Co-author, Communication Books, 2008)

Qualifications

2014 Korea