Soon Gu Bae



Patent Attorney, Korea 

Chungnam National University Graduate School, LL.M., Law (2002)

Yonsei University, B.S., Electrical Engineering (1994)


Fluent in Korean, English


Council Member for the assessment business of inventions of Korea Invention Promotion Association.


Mr. Soon-Gu Bae is a registered patent attorney and partner at Darae Intellectual Property Group.  Mr. Bae represents clients in trademark, patent, design, copyright prosecution and intellectual property disputes with patent and utility models, as well as providing prosecution support in the areas of electrical, electronic, mobile communication, computer network, motor and energy, as well as RFID. 


He also provides valuable insights to clients when consulting on intellectual property concerns such as IP search and analysis, consulting for IP-based R&D, technology valuation, technology transaction, standard patent and non-practicing entity response as well as design and brand consulting. 

Mr. Bae previously worked as an examiner in the Applied Device Examination Bureau, Semiconductor 2 Examination Bureau and Electronic Examination Bureau for KIPO.  He has also taught intellectual property at the University of Seoul, the Cyber University in Korea, and at Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology.   

He has served as a technical advisor and expert for the Korea Institute of Patent Information, the Korea Internet and Security Agency, the Asian Biometric Society and Bio-Medical Connect Center.

Publications & Seminars

“Determination of patentability for functionally drafted claims” (2002)

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