Ik-Hyun Seo

Senior Partner at Cho & Partners

Ik-Hyun Seo is experienced in both US and South Korean IP 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 and differences between these two jurisdictions has been a valuable asset when advising foreign clients on effective IP management and enforcement strategies in South Korea.

Mr Seo is the winner of the Client Choice Award for Trademarks by Lexology and ILO, and recognised as a leading individual in the IP sector in the Asia-Pacific Legal 500, a recommended lawyer by Chambers, a leading lawyer by Asia Law & Practice and a highly recommended attorney for intellectual property by PLC.

Mr Seo is a WIPO domain name dispute panellist and legal rights objection panellist.

Mr Seo is admitted as an attorney at law in Illinois and to the US Patent Bar. He is a member of the Chicago Korean-American Bar Association, the International Association of Korean Lawyers and INTA.

Mr Seo was educated at the Chicago-Kent College of Law (JD, 1995) and University of Notre Dame (BSc Electrical Engineering, 1992). He speaks Korean and English.

Firm details

Cho & Partners
6th and 13th Floors
Ann Jay Tower
208 Teheran-ro
Gangnam-gu
Seoul 06220
South Korea

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