Seyoung Cho

  • Patent Attorney, Foreign Attorney
  • T. +82-2-2188-5211
  • F. +82-2-2188-5455
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Patent attorney Seyoung Cho is a partner of Bae, Kim & Lee IP. He passed the Korean Patent Bar Exam in 2006. Since joining Bae, Kim & Lee IP in 2008, he has been actively dealing with cases in all aspects of patent law, including patent prosecutions, trials, and litigations and has provided legal advice as the representing counsel of domestic/international companies, universities and research institutes.

In particular, he has significant experience in patent prosecutions, trials, litigations and counselling in the area of automobiles, fuel cells, secondary battery, machinery, production machinery and precision machinery. Based on the foregoing experience, he leads the machinery practice team and lectures at several companies on the practice of patent prosecutions.

He received his B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Korea University, and received his LL.M. from University of Southern California in 2015.

Representative Experience

2008-Present Bae, Kim & Lee IP
2006-2008 MUHANN Patent & Law Firm
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2019-2020 Member, Advisor Committee on Management Policy of KEPCO KPS Technology Management Division

Representative Matters

Represented local battery manufacturer A in an invalidation trial and a trial to confirm the scope of rights regarding secondary battery
Represented foreign pump manufacturer B in an invalidation trial regarding a coupling device for a pump
Advised local FA equipment manufacturer C on a patent infringement dispute
Advised local display company D on a patent infringement dispute
Advised local ATM manufacturer E on a patent infringement dispute in the US


2015 University of Southern California (LL.M.)
2005 Korea University (B.E., Mechanical Engineering)


2016 Foreign Attorney (Washington D.C.)
2006 Patent Attorney (Korea)