Founded in 1973 and headquartered in Seoul, Kims and Lees expertise in intellectual property in the areas of patents, trademark, trade secret, unfair competition/anti-counterfeiting, licensing/technology transfer and its related matters. Kims and Lees not only provide technical solutions to technical issues but we share our insight with clients and support them making strategic decisions with confidence. Bringing new ideas and challenge the conventional approach when it is required.
We are proud of our pioneering approach to intellectual property matters, our engagement relationships, our empowering culture and our people. Our highly trained and experienced professionals and supporting staffs enable our clients to deal with the increasing complexity of the Korean economy, policy of Korean Intellectual Property, and global competition that all businesses face today. Our professionals in each field have diverse backgrounds and experiences in various fields of expertise of the firm. They have academic and technological expertise as well as practical discipline in the various aspects of intellectual property.
The vast majority of our work either comes from overseas or has an international element and we advise and counsel a diverse range of clients. We are proficient at coordinating multi-jurisdictional projects and our clients comprise of diverse level of entities from SMEs to large corporations, and individuals as well. Our global reach, experience and deep knowledge allow us to work across geographic, cultural, and technological border, serving clients whose business needs require cross-border transactional services.