Sohn, Cheol
Summary of Practice
Cheol Sohn is a partner and member of the firm's IP department, where his practice focuses on all aspects of patent prosecution and litigation, principally in the fields of physics, metallurgy and ceramics, semiconductor devices and processing methods, nanotechnology, energy, automotive technology, electrical and mechanical engineering.

Due to his extensive knowledge in these areas, Mr. Sohn represents a wide range of cutting-edge technological companies and additionally provides opinion work for clearance, non-infringement and invalidity proceedings.
Mr. Sohn is fluent in English and works closely with foreign and domestic clients, as well as a network of foreign associates to prepare and prosecute domestic and international patent applications, and to prepare clearance, non-infringement and invalidity opinions.
Mr. Sohn previously worked as an in-house IP counsel for Samsung SDI, covering the management, procurement and protection of patent rights for its OLED business division.

Mr. Sohn was admitted to the Korean Patent Bar in 2002 and is a member of the Korea Patent Attorneys Association. He also passed the U.S. Patent Bar Examination in 2015.
College of Engineering, Yonsei University (B.S., Materials Science and Engineering, 1999)
Graduate School of Engineering, Yonsei University (Completed 2 years in Electrical Engineering, 2005)
The George Washington University Law School (LL.M., 2014; specialized in Intellectual Property Law)
Professional Experience
Samsung Corning, Ltd., Technical Engineer (1999-2000)
Admitted to the Korean Patent Bar (2002)
DR Choi International Patent Office, Associate Patent Attorney (2003-2005)
Hansung International Patent and Law Office, Associate Patent Attorney (2005-2006)
Samsung SDI Ltd., In-house IP Counsel (2006-2007)
LEX IP MEISTER, PLLC, International Patent Specialist (2014-2015)