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Korean Attorney

Jong HEO

Mr. Jong Heo is a partner in the Litigation Group, and he advises and represents clients on IP/IT, entertainment and media, securities, finance and criminal matters. His practice focuses on patent, copyright, trademark, design, anti-competition and data privacy in the field of IP/IT. In entertainment and media, he handles various legal issues such as broadcasting policy and retransmission of broadcasting contents, and provides legal advice on film and drama production, investment, and disputes between talents and entertainment agencies.

Education Close

  • 2019Georgetown University Law Center Food and Drug Law Certificate
  • 2019Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M.)
  • 2012Sogang University Law School (J.D. Summa Cum Laude)
  • 2005Seoul National University (B.A. Summa Cum Laude)

Experience Close

  • 2012-PresentPartner, JIPYONG LLC
  • 2021-PresentMember, Steering Committee, Meteorological Enterprise Growth Support Center at Korea Meteorological Institute
  • 2020-PresentMember, Korean Intellectual Property Lawyer Association
  • 2013-PresentMember, Korean Intellectual Property Lawyer Association
  • 2012-PresentMember, Korea Entertainment Law Society
  • 2021Rising Star Lawyer in Intellectual Property, Legal Times
  • 2021Lecturer, New Media Law, Department of Communication, Seoul National University
  • 2019Lecture on intellectual property laws, Department of Law, Mokpo National University
  • 2018Lectured at the Legal Clinic, Sogang University School of law
  • 2016Completed the 13th IPR Training Program of Seoul Bar Association

Honors and Recognitions Close

  • 2021Rising Star in Intellectual Property Practice, Legal Times
  • 2015JIPYONG’s Trial Lawyer of the Year Award
  • 2014JIPYONG’s Lawsuit of the Year Award

Speaking Engagements and Publications Close

  • 2019The matter of ‘Divided Infringement’ on Medicine Method Patent Claim in Hatch-Waxman litigation, Georgetown Law Center, Graduation Article
  • 2010Meaning of ‘Act of Using a Work in a Manner Prejudicial to the Honor or Reputation of the Author’ under Article 124 of the Copyright Law, Sogang Law, The Institute for Legal Studies, Sogang University

Admissions/Qualifications Close

  • 2012Admitted in Korea

Languages Close

Korean / English