What is Next in the Field of Intellectual Property Rights and Standard Essential Patents?

March 16, 2016 | Seoul, South Korea


  • The Ritz-Carlton Seoul
    120 Bongeunsa-ro Gangnam-gu
    Seoul, 06124 Korea

Speakers from the United States Department of Justice and the Korean Fair Trade Commission discussed the field of intellectual property and standard essential patents and what to expect in the future.

WilmerHale Partner Joseph Mueller was a featured speaker on the panel "Industry Perspectives on the Implications of SEP regulation." 


15.00–15.30 (KST)
Coffee and networking

15.30–16.30 (KST)
Round table discussion with Renata B. Hesse, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, US Department of Justice and Sangmin Song, Director, Anti-Monopoly Division, Korea Fair Trade Commission. Moderated by MLex's Editor in Chief Robert McLeod, the discussion included the latest developments in standard setting for Standard Essential Patents and the role of enforcement and litigation in patent policy.

16.30–18.00 (KST)
Panel, "Industry Perspectives on the Implications of SEP Regulation"

  • Yong Seok Ahn, Partner, Lee & Co
  • Cecil Saehoon Chung, Senior Foreign Counsel, Yulchon
  • Dina Kallay, Director, Intellectual Property & Competition, Ericsson
  • Joseph Mueller, Partner, WilmerHale

18.00–21.00 (KST)
Cocktail reception