David C. Lee’s practice focuses on trademark, unfair competition, copyright, and Internet-related matters, including trademark clearance and protection, complex cross-border transactions involving large intellectual property portfolios, ICANN UDRP proceedings and litigation.
Practice & Background
Mr. Lee manages trademark portfolios and counsels clients on the adoption, prosecution, promotion, protection and enforcement of trademarks and trade dress, copyrights and technology worldwide. He has extensive experience in overseeing a global network of foreign associates in connection with trademark clearance, prosecution, and opposition and cancellation proceedings for clients in a wide range of industries, including finance and investment, entertainment and consumer products. Mr. Lee’s practice also includes intellectual property counseling, trademark and technology licensing and negotiating contacts in connection with corporate restructuring and investment, mergers and acquisitions, and bankruptcy for multi-national corporations.
Mr. Lee is active in the firm’s pro bono practice and has received the firm’s “Pro Bono Challenge” award in 2011 in recognition of his dedication to pro bono projects. Mr. Lee is a member of the Board of Directors of the Korean American Bar Association of Washington, D.C. In addition, Mr. Lee has served as the moderator for the “Intellectual Property Careers Panel” presented by the Georgetown Law Student Intellectual Property Law Association.