Ben (Beyong) Yuu
Areas of Expertise
Patents, IT & Telecoms
Beyong Yuu (friendly called "Ben") joined NAM & NAM as a Managing Partner, where he is leading the firm’s operational excellence for clients from 2016.
Prior to joining Nam & Nam, Mr. Yuu was VP & Patent Counsel at Samsung Electronics, IP center, where he was group lead for Patent and Technology Analysis, Patent Litigation Support, E-discovery, Design Arounds, Patent Acquisition, and Collaboration. In particular, he played central roles in many high profile patent litigations including Apple v. Samsung in Korea, US (NDCA& ITC), Germany and Japan; Ericsson v. Samsung in the US (EDTX and ITC); and InterDigital v. Samsung in the US (ITC) as well as in litigations and patent assertions coming from numerous NPEs.
Mr. Yuu has also worked as VP & Patent Counsel for Qualcomm in San Diego, California, where he worked extensively in the IP field handling numerous patent oppositions and invalidation operations in European, Japanese, Korean, and Australian patent offices, patent litigation supports, strategic IP analysis and patent prosecutions around the world.
Interestingly, Mr. Yuu started his career as a patent attorney at NAM & NAM back in 1997 up until 2000. After his 15 year IP voyage through Qualcomm and Samsung, he is now with NAM & NAM, together with greater experience as well as deeper insight.
Mr. Yuu was admitted to the Korean Patent Bar, to the California State Bar, and to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).