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Yong Min Lee Managing Partner

  • Tel.+82-51-503-0037
  • Fax+82-51-797-8355
  • E-mailymlee@siwoolaw.kr

Yong Min Lee, worked for a renowned Korean shipbuilding company and conducted a number of international arbitration/litigation cases in collaboration with foreign lawyers as part of the PUSAN PACIFIC LAW OFFICE. Mr. Lee is able to provide legal services in English, Chinese and Japanese. He was awarded the Young Lawyer Award by the Korean Bar Association and is currently a member of SIWOO LAWOFFICE, in charge of consulting and dispute resolution related to civil, criminal, and corporate matters.

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Career

  • Managing Partner of SIWOO LAWOFFICE
  • (Former) Yong Min Lee Law office
  • (Former) Lawyer, PUSAN PACIFIC LAW OFFICE
  • (Former) Shipbuilding Technology Research Center, Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (Software development and PM)
  • Lawyer specialized in criminal law (Expertise Registration No. 2015-372 of the Korean Bar Association)
  • (Former) Public defender of Busan District Court/ Eastern Branch of Busan District Court
  • (Former) Legal counseling lawyer at the Investigation Complaint Counseling Center of Busan Yeonje Police Station
  • (Former) Legal counsel for victims of crime at Busan Yeonje Police Station
  • Copyright holder for “Sentence Finder Application”
  • YouTube Channel “The Man Who Tells Sentences” 
  • Director of Asian Business Management Association
  • Director of International Industrial Security Information Association
  • Counseling lawyer for Pusan Information and Technology Partners Association
  • Counseling lawyer for SellMate Ltd. 
  • Counseling lawyer for Daun Information & Communication Co., Ltd. 
  • Counseling lawyer for AI Platform Co., Ltd. 
  • Advisory committee member of the Copyright Mentoring Support Group of Busan IT Industry Promotion Agency
  • "Visiting Copyright Service" Operation Support Group of Korea Copyright Commission
  • Lecturer, Introduction to Copyright in Korea Copyright Commission (2020)
  • Copyright industry field service specialist with Ulsan Economic Promotion Agency
  • Gyeongnam Copyright Industrial Field Service specialist
  • Mentor with Gyeongnam Content Company Support Center
  • Specialist in copyright commercialization for Chungbuk Copyright Service Center
  • Mentor for companies in Daegu Smart Media Center 
  • Mentor in the copyright field with Gyeongbuk Content Korea Lab
  • Legal mentor at 2017 Busan Smart Venture Campus
  • 2nd Technology Protection Specialist of the Ministry of SMEs and Startups 
  • External expert for trade secret protection consulting of Korea Institute of Patent Information
  • Legal advisory committee member on digital content fair trade with Busan IT Industry Promotion Agency
  • Legal consultant at Haeundae Creative Enterprise Business Center
  • Judge of the resident jury system in Saha-gu, Busan (until 2018) 
  • Representative of Busan National Labor Relations Commission for remedy against infringement of rights (2015) 
  • Legal counseling member of Saha District Office, Busan (2014) 
  • Member of Committee for Deliberation on Local Treasury Designation of Busan Sasang-gu and Yeongdo-gu
  • Legal aid lawyer for North Korean refugees of the Korean Bar Association
  • (Former) Candidate for adult guardian of Busan Family Court, adult guardian supervisor
  • Advisory Counsel for Busan Naesung High School
  • Director of the alumni association of Pukyong National University
  • (Former) Representative of the Korean Bar Association (59th constituency, Busan)
  • Member of Special Committee for Preparation for IBA Annual Conference Seoul of the Korean Bar Association
  • Secretary for International Committee of Busan District Bar Association, Japanese Law Practice Research Society (Former), and Chinese Law Culture Research Society
  • Member of Criminal Law Research Society and Civil Enforcement Law Research Society of Busan District Bar Association
  • Regular member of the Busan District Bar Association
  • Member of Korea Society of Blockchain (Foundation)
  • Regular member of the Korea Maritime Law Association
  • Inquiry Counsel for the Korean Maritime Safety Tribunal
  • Regular member of the Korean Insurance Law Association
  • Member of Korea-Japan Culture Exchange Association
  • Member of Busan British Society

Education

  • Graduated from Kyungpook National University Law School (Master of Law)
  • Graduated from Electronic, Computer and Telecommunication Engineering, Pukyong National University (Bachelor of Engineering)
  • Graduated from Yongin High School in Busan
  • 51st Advanced Management Program (AMP) of Pukyong National University Business School
  • Exchange student at Saga University of Japan (佐賀大学), Department of Science and Engineering(理工学部)
  • Language course at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia

Awards

  • Young Lawyer Award (Korean Bar Association, No. 2019-531) 
  • Commendation for the development of the association (Venture Enterprise Association, No. 2019-92)

Lectures & Presentations

  • ‘Criminal Act and Criminal Evidence Act (2nd Session)’ (December 9, 2020). Industrial Secret Protection Specialist Course at Dongseo University
  • ‘Criminal Act and Criminal Evidence Act (1st Session)’ (November 4, 2020). Industrial Secret Protection Specialist Course at Dongseo University
  • ‘Introduction of Citizen Participation Trials’ (October 28, 2020). Japanese Law Practice Research Society of Busan Local Bar Association
  • Lecture on ‘Copyright for One-Person Media Creators’ (October 6, 2020) at Busan Cultural Center
  • Lecture on ‘Understanding and Strategies for Utilization of Intellectual Property Rights’ (September 24, 2020) at the New Job Centers for Women of Busan
  • ‘Legal Common Sense for Shipbuilding and Marine Companies’ (July 9, 2020) Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy
  • 'Criminal Law Theory and Case Lecture' (June 3, 2020) Industrial Secret Protection Specialist Course at Dong-a University
  • ‘China's Blockchain Industry Status’ (February 11, 2020) Chinese Law and Culture Research Group
  • ‘Plans for Utilization of Intellectual Property Rights for Content CEOs’ (February 10, 2020). Ulsan Content Korean Lab
  • Lecture on ‘Copyright for Content Companies’ (January 21, 2020) at Gyeongnam Creative Economy Innovation Center
  • ‘Business protection, i.e., trade secrets’ (November 19, 2019). Industrial Secret Protection Specialist Course at Dongseo University
  • ‘Enhancing the Competence of Artists (Contract and Copyright Education)’ (November 12, 2019) Gyeongnam Culture Art Promotion Agency
  • ‘Countermeasure to Technology Leakage through Actual Incidents and precedents’ (October 23, 2019) Daegu Local SMEs and Startups Agency
  • ‘Trade Secrets Protection System’ (October 19, 2019) Industrial Secrets Protection Specialist Course at Dong-a University
  • ‘National Accredited Industrial Security Manager-Security Knowledge Management Subject’ (October 10, 2019) Busan Machinery Industry High School
  • ‘Sales Secrets Protection System and Management Plan’ (September 5, 2019) Busan Intellectual Property Center, Korea Intellectual Property Protection Agency
  • ‘2018 Revisions to the Copyright Act of Japan’ (June 27, 2019) Japanese Law Practice Research Society of Busan Local Bar Association
  • Debater on “Admissibility of evidence of protocol containing interrogation of a suspect prepared by a prosecutor” (June 17, 2019). Busan Metropolitan Police Agency, Academic Seminar for the Adjustment of Investigation Authority between Police and Prosecutor.
  • ‘Basic Education on Copyright for Agricultural Managers’ (May 2, 2019) Gyeongsangnam-do Agricultural Research & Extension Services
  • ‘Revised Criminal Procedure Act of China’ (April 24, 2019) Criminal Act Practice Research Committee of Busan Local Bar Association
  • ‘What Teachers should Know about Copyright’ (April 10, 2019) Keimyung University
  • ‘Basic Education on Copyright for Managers’ (March 22, 2019) Gyeongsangnam-do Agricultural Research & Extension Services
  • ‘Understanding Intellectual Property Rights and Major Cases’ (March 20, 2019) Dongseo University
  • 'Intellectual Property and Patent Utilization Strategies' (January 11, 2019). Daegu Content Korea Lab
  • ‘Introduction to Intellectual Property - Private Information Investigation Cases in Japan and the United States’ (December 12, 2018) Industrial Secret
  • Protection Specialist (CEO) Course at Dongseo University
  • ‘Understanding Intellectual Property and Copyright Issues Related to VR Development’ (December 1, 2019) Korea Copyright Commission
  • ‘Legal Education for the Protection of Technology in Small and Medium Businesses’ (November 28, 2018) Ulsan Economic Promotion Agency
  • ‘Understanding Intellectual Property Rights and the Prevention of Technology Leakage’ (November 20, 2018) Headquarters of the Korea Industrial Human Resources Corporation
  • 韩国的拘留,逮捕程序和犯罪嫌疑人与被告人的权利 (Presentation partially made in Chinese) (November 16, 2018) 2018 Busan Local Bar Association, Exchange Meeting with Qingdao Lawyer Association
  • 2012 Revised Criminal Procedure Act of China (September 11, 2018). Chinese Culture Research Committee of Busan Local Bar Association
  • Basic Education on Copyright for Jeju Special Self-Governing Province Agricultural Research & Extension Services (August 1, 2018) Korea Copyright Commission
  • Basic Education on Copyright for Gijang-gun Agricultural Technology Center (June 29, 2018) Korea Copyright Commission
  • Basic Education on Copyright for Gimhae-si Agricultural Technology Center (June 28, 2018) Korea Copyright Commission
  • ‘Introduction to Intellectual Property - Private Information Investigation Cases in Japan and the United States’(April 25, 2018) Industrial Secrets Protection Specialist (CEO) Course at Dong-a University
  • Basic Education on Copyright for Goseong-gun Agricultural Technology Center (April 24, 2018) Korea Copyright Commission
  • ‘Legal Education for the Protection of Technology in Small and Medium Businesses’ (March 22, 2018) Given to approximately 200 working-level employees in the field of the Industrial-Academic Cooperation Technology Development Project.
  • ‘Industrial Information Technology Leak Prevention and Personal Information Protection Act’ (March 7, 2018) Industrial Secret Protection Specialist (CEO) Course at Dong-a University
  • Career options and challenges for young lawyers in South Korea (Presentation in English) (September 19, 2017) [30th LAWASIA Conference in Tokyo]
  • Lecture on Copyright for Game Developers (June 30, 2017) Busan IT Industry Promotion Agency
  • Lecture on ‘The Improper Solicitation and Graft Act’ (November 7, 2016) Busan Information and Technology Partners Association
  • ‘Prevention of Domestic Violence’ (October 21, 2016) KBA Legal Aid Foundation
  • ‘Basic Education on Copyright for IT Companies’ (August 22, 2016) Busan IT Industry Promotion Agency (Foundation)
  • ‘Prevention for Voice Phishing and Fraud" (June 29, 2016) KBA Legal Aid Foundation
  • ‘Things to remember in real estate transactions.’ (September 11, 2015) KBA Legal Aid Foundation
  • ‘Customized Copyright Education for Global CEOs in Busan’ (September 29, 2014) Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism
  • 韓国の法学専門大学院 (Presentation in Japanese) (January 27, 2010) Law School of Hokkaido University

Contributions & Papers

  • Law School in Korea and Law School in Japan (First Issue of Law Review of Kyungpook National University Law School) 
  • ‘Purpose of Arson’ in the case of an attempted arson to any building which any person uses as a residence (Busan Local Bar Association Review Vol. 82)
  • Regarding compensation for criminal expenses (Busan Local Bar Association Review Vol. 87) 
  • Report on attendance at the 30th General Assembly of Law Asia (4th East-Asian legal news in Lawtimes, Internet edition)
  • Case number of courts in South Korea and Japan (6th East-Asian legal news in legal newspapers, Internet edition
  • Report of the IBA Annual Conference Seoul 2019 (Korea Bar Association Newspaper, Internet edition) 
  • Introduction of cases of self-defense and excessive defense (Busan Local Bar Association Review Vol. 126) 

Training

     
  • Completed training program for professional guardians of the Busan Local Bar Association (July 2013)
  • Completed 127th training course for conservation litigations and bankruptcy act by the Korea Bar Association (December 2013)
  • Korean Bar Association’s 184th Special Training for Bankruptcy & Rehabilitation (July 2016)
  • 205th Special Training for IT laws of the Korean Bar Association (May 2017)

Languages

  • Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese

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