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Patent Attorney (Korea)
Yonsei University, BS in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
After graduating as top of his class in the Korean Patent Bar, Gunhong started his career as a patent attorney at Seoul firm Nam & Nam. As a member of the firm’s 3G LTE Technology and Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology Teams, he was in charge of registering domestic patents for the world’s leading patent holders in the 3G LTE field and semiconductor manufacturing technology.
Gunhong is a Founding Partner of PI IP LAW and heads the firm’s patent practice. His areas of expertise include blockchain technology, system software including database management systems, wireless communications (LTE standard) and mobile devices, finance and insurance software and business models, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, as well as trademarks, designs, and copyright. Gunhong has hosted a number of seminars on blockchain technology and also lectures regularly on the topic at a variety of fora. Gunhong is a member and regular attendee of the conferences of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA) and the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI). Gunhong has also served as a member of the examination committee for the Korean Patent Bar. He tries to get as much time in on the golf course as his work schedule allows.