Ms. Yang is a key partner in the IP, Health Care and Life Sciences Groups at Lee & Ko. She joined Lee & Ko after serving on the bench for 3 years at the Medical Division of the Seoul District Court. She focuses her practice on pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and chemical industry. She has represented and counselled pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, food, cosmetics and tobacco product manufacturing clients. Her practice covers all regulatory and compliance matters relating to pharmaceuticals, foods and cosmetics, including labelling, sale/import approval, GMP, product liability and regulation of GMO products. She brings uncommon perspectives, grounded in her technical expertise in biochemistry and in her extensive experience as a judge in healthcare related dispute-specialized judicial panel.
Prior to her service on the bench, Ms. Yang worked as a patent engineer at Kim & Chang where she gained extensive experience in diverse technical fields. In addition, Ms. Yang has gained cross-border patent litigation experience while working at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP.
Ms. Yang is admitted to the Korean Bar, Korean Patent Bar and Illinois Bar.
American University Washington College of Law L.LM: 2014
Judicial Research & Training Institute: 2007
Yonsei Univ. – B.S. (Biochemistry):1997