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Intellectual Property

Band 1South KoreaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Established patent specialists with longstanding expertise advising on prosecution, invalidation and infringement issues. Also able to advise on copyright, design and trade mark matters.

Notable practitioners

Sang-Ki Park and Ben Yuu are the main points of contact at the firm.

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Managing partners: Sang-ki PARK, Ben YUU, Taejun SUH

Number of shareholders: 7

Number of professionals: 180

Number of attorneys: 60

Native speakers: Chinese, English, German, Korean, Japanese


As a pioneer in the field of IP and with a proud history as Korea’s oldest IP law firm, the name NAM & NAM is synonymous with intellectual property in South Korea. The hallmarks of the firm’s success are a relentless pursuit of excellence and a refusal to compromise on quality since the day the firm was established in 1952.

NAM & NAM has been trusted by both domestic and multinational clients for almost 70 years. This trust stems from the quality of the firm's services, provided by outstanding professionals who deliver effective solutions drawing on considerable experience and know-how.

NAM & NAM's professionals are selected based on practice areas and specific technologies, and are trained with the specific needs of global clients in mind. Focusing on IP-related matters, the firm is constantly expanding its practice to provide effective and clear solutions for clients’ success.

Main Areas of Practice:

Patent & Utility Model Prosecution

Trademark Prosecution

Design Prosecution

Copyright Registration & Disputes

Domain Name Disputes

Trade Secret Disputes

IP Disputes & Litigation

IP Trials & Invalidation Actions

Border Protection Against Counterfeits

IP Counseling & Portfolio Management

IP Licensing & Assets

Patent & Technology Translation

Intellectual Property



95 Seosomun-Ro




South Korea

Seoul 04516

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