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KWANG-WOOK LEE / Partner

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Biography

Kwang-Wook Lee is a partner at Yoon & Yang LLC. His main practice area is antitrust and fair trade. He deals with all issues in connection with the Korea Fair Trade Commission, including abuse of market dominance, unfair trade practices, cartels, subcontracts, multi-level sales, electronic commerce, protection of consumers, and intellectual property rights. In addition, he also provides legal advice regarding media, telecommunications, IT, green growth and energy, personal information, and labor issues. Recently, he represented Qualcomm in relation to its market-dominant position, French and Japanese companies in cartel issues, SKT in matters involving text messaging and subsidies for handsets, Monavie on multi-level sales, a foreign elevator company on the Subcontract Act, and Yahoo and Koscom on IT and personal information. Lee worked as an international associate at Steptoe & Johnson from 2007 to 2008.

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)
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
Public Attorney, Ministry of Justice

Publications

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

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