Steve Lee

Corporate Counsel at AmorePacific Corporation

Steve Lee is a corporate counsel at AmorePacific Corporation, one of the leading cosmetics companies in South Korea. He is involved in all aspects of the company’s global IP portfolio, which covers over 40 brands, including the implementation of the company’s global enforcement programme and managing outside counsels to developing international IP strategies.

Mr Lee started his career at Cho & Partners in South Korea, where he learned his craft from Tae-Yeon Cho and Ik-Hyun Seo, who are both recognised leaders in the IP field. The time he spent learning from and working with Mr Cho and Mr Seo provided him with a strong basis that has served him well in his in-house roles and duties. He has represented many multinational clients in various industries and has over 10 years’ experience in all areas of intellectual property, including trademarks, designs, copyrights, domain names, unfair competitions, licensing, prosecution, litigation and enforcement.

Mr Lee has been a member of the Washington State Bar Association since 2011. He has a BS in Political Science from the University of Washington and a juris doctorate from the University of Oregon School of Law.

Mr Lee is fluent in English and proficient in Korean.

Professional associations

  • INTA
  • WSBA


  • Personal/household
  • Retail

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AmorePacific Corporation
South Korea

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