Paul T. LEE


  • Washington International Patent Academy, LLC,- Vienna, Virginia December 2007- Present   President / Program Director
  • Greenblum & Bernstein, PLC, Reston Virginia    July 2001 – Feb 2009, Director,  Korean Patent Attorney/ US Patent Agent
  • Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C., Garden City, New York  October 2000 – June 2001 International Legal Consultant
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garret & Dunner, L.L.P., Washington DC International Intern August 1999 – August 2000 Liaison between KIPO and USPTO Participating in IP Programs and Meetings of the Firm
  • Korean Industrial Property Office, Daejeon, Korea Supervisory Examiner  March 1998 - August 1999 Heading Information Technology Examination Division, Member of  Examination  Guideline Committee,  Member of Patent Law Revision Committee Director  April 1997 - March 1998 , Heading Division of Electronic Filing System Development Examiner , April 1989 - June 1993, June 1995- August 1996, Examining Patent Applications in Basic Electric Circuitry, RF , Communication Circuit,  Memory Circuits of Semiconductor Chips, Computer Software, etc., Heading Software Examination Guideline Team
  • Yonsei University Graduate Law School, Seoul, Korea Adjunct Professor   March 1998 - June 1999 , Teaching Korean Patent Law and Case Analysis
  • Chungbook University Engineering School, Chongjoo, Korea Adjunct Professor  March 1997 -June 1997 , Teaching Korean Patent Law
  • International Intellectual Property Training Institute, Daeduk, Korea Professor  August 1996 - April 1997 Teaching Korean Patent Law, U.S Patent Law, Claim Analysis PTO Practice, etc Guest Lecturer of WIPO Asian Regional Seminar, Economic Implications of TRIPS Implementa-tion in Korea
    Lecturer of KOICA International Program, Korean Patent System
  • Korean Patent Attorney License  October 1995
  • Ministry of Trade and Industry, Seoul, Korea   May 1986 - April 1989
    Deputy Director                                                                                                
    Electronics Industry Policy Division, Information Technology Policy Division
    Developing Industrial Development Policies in Electronics, Communications and Information  Industries
    Developing Relationships with Industries, Universities and Research Institutes


  • The George Washington University Law School, Washington D.C.LL.M in IP, August 2000
  • The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, ILLL.M in IP, May 1995
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Hubert H.Humphrey Program (1 Year Fulbright Scholarship Program), June 1994
  • Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea, Master of Engineering, Electronic Communications, August 1986
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Electronic Communications, February 1983
  • Language Skills
    - Native Korean Speaker, Understand Written Japanese (70%)


  • Korean Patent System, IIPTI (1996)
  • Various Patent Related Articles, The News Paper of Korean Patent Attorney Association, The Patent Information, etc.
  • Numerical Calculations on Dispersion of The Light Traveling  through A Single-Mode-Index Optical Fiber, Master’s Thesis, Hanyang University(1986)
  • The Patent Wars, Korean Translation(Written by Fred Warshofsky), Sejong Publications (1996)
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