Il Hee Bahn
Areas of Expertise
Ms. Bahn is a seasoned trademark attorney with nearly 15 years of experience. She has handled both out-bound cases to help leading Korean companies register, protect and enforce their trademarks aboard, and in-bound cases to represent foreign companies in trademark filings, appeals, oppositions and invalidation/ cancellation trials at the Korean Intellectual Property Office and Tribunal, and subsequent litigations at the Korean Patent Court. Her major foreign clients have included Armani, Verizon, Bally, GE, GNC, Roche, Head, Henkel, Red Bull, and Sanofi, among others.
With her academic background in Philosophy of Art at Seoul National University and experience as advertisement producer at Cheil Worldwide, Ms. Bahn is reputed as providing new perspectives and fresh angles in her counseling of trademarks and designs, from both legal and business points of view. In 2020, she made her first debut in World Trademark Review 1000. She was acknowledged by clients for providing professional service in a timely and courteous fashion, with well-founded advice on complex issues.