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KWANG-WOOK LEE / Partner

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Biography

Kwang-Wook Lee is a partner at Yoon & Yang LLC, and his main practice areas are broadcasting and information & communications, intellectual property, environment, and antitrust issues. In particular, his legal expertise centers on the fourth industrial revolution (e.g., fintech, smart car, Internet of Things, Big Data, U-healthcare, and shared economy).

After completing the LL.M. Course at the University of Pennsylvania, he worked as an international associate from 2007 to 2008 at the New York office of Steptoe & Johnson, a renowned law firm in the US.

Education

2007
University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.M
2002
Ajou University Graduate School of Business Administration, MBA
1995
Seoul National University College of Law, LL.B

Experience

2010-present
Partner, Yoon & Yang LLC (formerly Yoon Yang Kim Shin & Yu, 2006-2009)
2019-present
Member, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board
2017-present
Member, Deliberation Commission, Korea Environment Corporation(Keco)
2015-present
Member, Deliberation Committee for Disclosure of Information, National Human Rights Commission of Korea
2012-present
Advisory Member, Legal Advisory Committee for Intellectual Property Right in International Investment, Ministry of Justice
2012-2014
Member, Contract Examination Committee, Korea District Heating Corporation
2012-present
Member, Deliberation Committee for Disclosure of Information, Personal Information Protection Commission
2011-present
Lecturer, Fair Competition Federation
2010-2014
Member, Deliberation Commission for Loan on Overseas Agriculture Development at the MIFAFF (Ministry of Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries)
2007-08
International Associate, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, New York
2003-06
Associate, Yoon & Yang LLC
2002-03
Associate, Yoon & Partners
1999-02
Judge advocate for the Army
1999
Completed the 28th Class of the Judicial Training and Research Institute
1996
Passed the 38th Korean Bar Examination

Publications

  1. . Korea Chapter, Getting The Deal Through- e-Commerce (co-author, 2017; 2018)
  2. Korea Chapter, The Energy Regulation and Markets Review (4th~7th Editions) : Law Business Research (co-author, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
  3. "Regulation of personal information in new fields," Asian-Mena Counsel : IP TMT Special report (co-author, 2016.1.)
  4. "Korea Chapter," Getting the Deal Through – Intellectual Property & Antitrust (co-author, 2009; 2013; 2014; 2016; 2017; 2018)
  5. "International Briefings," Managing Intellectual Property, 2013, 2014
  6. "IP & TMT Chapter," IFLR AsiaLaw Korea Annual Review, 2013
  7. "The Technology, Media and Telecommunications Review," Law Business Research Ltd. (co-author, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016)
  8. "A Year of Reform: Updates in IP, Personal Data Protection and the Media," Korea Annual Review, IFLR (co-author), 2012
  9. "A Study of Supply Chain Management - Focus on Cases," Ajou University Graduate School of Business Administration MBA Thesis, 2002

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Qualifications

  • 1999 Korea

Languages

  • Korean and English

Awards

  • 2016 Selected as “Leading Lawyer 2016” by Legal Times
  • 2017 Selected as “Leading Lawyer 2017” by Legal Times
  • 2019 Selected as “Leading Lawyer 2017” by Legal Times

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