Hyo Keun Jean, Esq. obtained his LL.M from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1989. Prior to this, he received both a bachelor’s degree, in 1979, and master’s degree, in 1988, in Law from the University of Han Yang in Seoul, Korea.
Since being admitted to the Korea Bar in 1984, Mr. Jean has gained extensive experience in the legal field, particularly in the areas of environmental, commercial, copyright, patent, trademark, and intellectual property laws. He started off working as an associate at several law offices in Korea, including those of S.C. Kim, Lee International Patent Firm, as well as You Me Patent and Law, before becoming a managing partner at Chung Hyun P.C. Aside from his positions in the legal field, Mr. Jean also has experience in the academic setting working as an adjoining professor in Civil Procedure at Kyunghee University, and a lecturer in Intellectual Property at the University of Seoul.
Currently, Mr. Jean is working for Boddie & Associates P.C. specializing in copyright and trademark law. His decades of experience in practicing law, as well as his capacity for understanding and maneuvering international, as well as U.S., legal systems has made him an invaluable resource to the firm. He has brought his talents and knowledge to the practice, utilizing his diverse professional background to offer each client a comprehensive and tailored approach.
Mr. Jean is licensed to practice law in Korea and New York State (1989). He is a member of the Legal Aid Center of Seoul Bar Association, the Human Rights Committee of Korea Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, Korea Commercial Law Association, the Korea Environmental Law Association, and the International Trade Mark Association.