South Korea

3rd Fl., 95 Seosomun-ro, Jung-gu
South Korea

Tel:+82 2 753 5477
Fax:+82 2 753 7315

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Managing Partner: Ben YUU
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As a pioneer in the IP field and with a proud history as South Korea’s oldest IP law firm, NAM & NAM is synonymous with IP in South Korea. Our over 160 professionals are selected based on practice areas and specific technological expertise, and are trained with the specific needs of global clients in mind. The hallmarks of our successes have been our relentless pursuit of excellence and refusal to compromise on quality, ever since the day the firm was established in 1952.

NAM & NAM has one of the largest and most complete IP practices in South Korea. While we cover all areas of IP and all major areas of technology, our particular focus is on the fields of Electronics/IT, Chemicals/Bio/Pharmaceuticals, Mechanics/Materials, Branding protection, and Trademarks and Designs.

To ensure a consistently high quality of work and information protection, NAM & NAM has established systemized work procedures to adhere to strict quality management and information security management standards. The firm is ISO 9001 and 27001 certified.

We are here and ready to act as your bridge to IP success in South Korea in line with our firm’s motto: “PAVE the way for clients’ success.”

PRESTIGIOUS: NAM & NAM is at the cutting edge of IP in South Korea, providing clients with the highest level of professional and ethical representation.

ACCESSIBLE: NAM & NAM is accessible to clients whenever needed, putting clients’ interests above its own. Our unique feedback system further ensures that clients’ voices are heard and responded to with care.

VALUE-ADDING: NAM & NAM takes the initiative in prosecuting applications and leading clients professionally. Drawing on our rich experience, we maximize the strength of our clients’ IP in South Korea.

EFFICIENT: NAM & NAM delivers significant cost-savings through efficient systems, such as ISO-certified work manuals, databases for concordances and consistency, and translation quality assurance software.

Practice areas:

  • Designs
  • Intellectual property (contentious)
  • Intellectual property (prosecution)
  • IP transactions
  • ITC litigation
  • Patent
  • Patent contentious
  • Patent prosecution
  • Trade mark
  • Trade mark contentious
  • Trade mark prosecution

Sector Expertise:

  • Aerospace
  • Agriculture
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Automotive
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical
  • Computer technology & services
  • Defence
  • E-commerce
  • Electronics
  • Fashion & luxury goods
  • Financial services
  • Food & beverage
  • ICT & software
  • Instruments
  • Internet
  • Life sciences
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical device
  • Mechanical
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Robotics
  • Semiconductors
  • Technology hardware
  • Telecommunication
  • Tobacco
  • Universities & Research


Last updated 19 July 2021