Peter Lee

“I have developed my practice to anticipate my client’s needs and business goals.”

Peter Lee counsels a broad range of clients in the electrical and computer arts in both the United States and internationally. With his extensive experience prosecuting patents, litigating patent cases, and managing post grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, Peter offers his clients a full range of patent portfolio management tools.

Peter’s practice includes preparing and prosecuting patents in the automobile, industrial, financial, consumer electronics, and medical devices sectors. In particular, Peter has prepared and prosecuted patent applications related to high efficiency video coding compression technology for submission into standard pools, as well as consumer electronics such as printers, set top boxes, smartphones, and displays. Peter has also been part of patent litigation teams, and managed all phases of numerous post grant review proceedings, advocating for his client in this important new venue made available after the AIA. 

With his prior career as a patent examiner and working abroad in S. Korea, Peter’s collective experiences give him a unique perspective from which he is able to draw from when counseling his clients. He also prides himself in taking a practical, hands on approach to client counseling, by working directly with clients to develop patent protection, enforcement, and avoidance strategies.

Thinking forward, Peter strives to clearly understand a client’s business so that he may provide the tactics and strategies to become an integral asset in achieving the client’s business goals.

  • J.D.,
    Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2009
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, with Honors
    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2004
Bar Admissions
  • Illinois
  • U.S. Dist. Court, N.D. Illinois
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
  • Korean
Experience | Legal

Brinks Gilson & Lione
Associate, 2015-Present
Associate, 2012-2014

Neal Gerber & Eisenberg
Associate, 2014-2015

KBK & Associates
Patent Attorney, 2010-2012

Experience | Non-Legal
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Patent Examiner, 2004-2005
Forward Thinking
in the media
July 20, 2016

On July 20, 2016, Chicago attorneys, Miyoung Shin and Peter Lee, wrote a guest article for Law360 entitled, "Finding ...

June 21, 2016

The Supreme Court on June 20, 2016, upheld the AIA provisions allowing the USPTO’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) to interpret claims under the broadest reasonable construction (BRI) standard during an inter partes review...

April 28, 2016

On April 25, 2016, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case, Cuozzo Speed Technologies, LLC v. Lee, No. 15-446, that seeks to determine whether the Patent Trial and Appeal Board...

in the media
February 03, 2016

On February 3, 2015 Eric Cohen and Peter Lee were mentioned in Chicago Lawyer. ...

Press Releases & Events
May 09, 2017

CHICAGO—Mark H. Remus, Jason W. Schigelone, and Peter Lee, attorneys at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, were featured speakers at the Practising Law Institute’s (PLI) three-day Patent Fundamentals Bootcamp 2017: An Introduction to Patent Drafting, Prosecution, and Litigation, at the University of Chicago’s Gleacher Center on May 9, 10, and 11, 2017.

February 25, 2016

The Brinks Post-Grant Practice Group will conduct the first in a series of webinars on recent ...

February 22, 2016

CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation’s largest intellectual property law firms, is presenting “Duty of ...

November 17, 2015

CHICAGO—Intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione announced today that patent attorney Peter...

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