Trends in Intellectual Property - Keep Up or Get Left Behind

January 18, 2018


Intellectual property law is ever evolving in the United States. Korean companies doing business in the United States must therefore stay on top of the latest changes to avoid disputes and financial penalties as well as unnecessary license royalties. IP laws can also be used strategically to further a company’s goals.

Please join Sheppard Mullin and Lee & Ko for a cutting-edge discussion on “Trends in Intellectual Property – Keep Up or Get Left Behind” in view of key IP law developments in the United States. Topics and speakers include:

  • Standard Essential Patent Litigation and FRAND Licenses: A Case Study of TCL v. Ericsson.
    Speaker: Steve Korniczky, Partner, Sheppard Mullin
  • How to Challenge and Get Out of Unfair or Unlawful Patent Licenses.
    Speaker: Nam Kim, Partner, Sheppard Mullin
  • U.S. Trade Secret Litigation Trends, Following the NAND Flash Memory Case.
    Speaker: Seong Kim, Partner, Sheppard Mullin
  • Early-Stage Response to U.S. Patent Litigation, Including Litigation Hold, Discovery Readiness, Opinion of Counsel, and Retention of Counsel.
    Speaker: Tae Hyung Kim, Partner, Lee & Ko, former Vice President of IP Licensing for Samsung Electronics IP Center

Thursday, January 18, 2018
2:00 p.m. -  6:00 p.m.

The Korea Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Council Chambers
39, Sejongdaero, Jung-gu
Seoul, 04513 Korea 

Registration is complementary and there is no fee to attend. To rsvp, please email Jumi Lee at or call 82.2.6030.3006 by January 11, 2018.
Conference attendees should be in-house counsel or executives from companies, from the government or judiciary.  By Invitation Only.

This activity has been approved for 2.5 hours of Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California and the New York State Bar. Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California and New York State Bar governing minimum continuing legal education.