What is next in the field of Intellectual Property Rights and Standard Essential Patents?


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



Renata Hesse

Keynote Speaker:

Renata B. Hesse
Assistant Attorney General
US Department of Justice

Sangmin Song

Keynote Speaker:

Sangmin Song
Korea Fair Trade Commission



15.00 – 15.30
Coffee networking.

15.30 – 16.30
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, we will discuss the latest developments in standard setting for Standard Essential Patents and the role of enforcement and litigation in patent policy

16.30 – 18.00: 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, Wilmer Hale

18.00 – 21.00
Cocktail reception.


Further reading material:

Antitrust and FRAND Bargaining: Rejecting the Invitation For Antitrust Overreach Into Royalty Disputes

The Unwarranted Attempts To Extend The “Unwilling Licensee” Concept

Korea Fair Trade Commission – Sangmin Song presentation

Wilmer Hale – Joseph Mueller presentation

Ericsson – Dina Kallay presentation



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