Tae-Yeon Cho

Senior Partner at Cho & Partners

Tae-Yeon Cho began his career focusing on IP law when the concept of intellectual property was in its infancy in South Korea. As a result, he is considered to be among South Korea’s most knowledgeable and experienced IP lawyers. Mr Cho is also recognised as a distinguished trial lawyer, having served as lead counsel in a number of significant cases involving IP issues and commercial subjects.

Mr Cho has served as an executive member of South Korea’s Internet Address Dispute Resolution Committee and the Korea Trademark and Design Association. He is recognised by Asia Law & Practice as one of Asia’s leading business lawyers in the area of intellectual property. He is also recognised as a leading individual in intellectual property by the Asia-Pacific Legal 500 (2001-2016), a highly recommended IP attorney in South Korea by PLC, a leading lawyer in intellectual property by Asia Law & Practice, a leading individual in intellectual property by Chambers and a leading IP and telecommunications, media and technology lawyer by International Financial Law Review (2005-2012).

Mr Cho is a member of the Korean Bar Association; Seoul Bar Association; Korean Patent Attorneys Association; New York State Bar Association; International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property; Asian Patent Attorneys Association; INTA; Licensing Executives Society; Korea Intellectual Property Law Research Society; Korea International Trade Law Association; US-Korea Business Council Committee; ROK Legal Market Liberalisation Committee; and ROK Domain Name Dispute Resolution Committee. He is admitted as an attorney at law in Korea and the New York States, and as a Korean patent attorney.

Mr Cho was educated at the George Washington University National Law Centre (MCL, 1989), University of Chicago School of Law (LLM, 1988), Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1983) and Seoul National University School of Law (LLB, 1980). He speaks Korean, Japanese and English.

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

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