Jieun (Ji) Lee

Ji focuses her practice on intellectual property litigation and patent prosecution. With experience in Hatch-Waxman litigation and investigations before the International Trade Commission (“ITC”), she represents a diverse range of clients in the consumer products manufacturing and pharmaceutical industries.  

Ji’s experience spans from pre-litigation analysis and pre-trial activities to trial, including fact and expert discovery, Markman strategy and briefing, and motion practices. Ji’s ITC practice covers investigations of alleged patent and trademark infringement, trade secret misappropriation and unfair importation.  

Prior to law school, Ji worked as a research assistant in the automotive industry, specifically with respect to synthetic rubber for tires, and biodegradable materials for food packaging.  

Ji is also passionate about helping those in need. While attending Wake Forest University, Ji was honored with the President’s Volunteer Service Award for providing over 200 hours of community service.

  • J.D.,
    American University Washington College of Law, 2017
  • B.A., General Chemistry, magna cum laude,
    Wake Forest University, 2012
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
Technical Background
  • Chemistry
  • French
  • Korean
  • Mandarin
  • Russian
Experience | Legal

Brinks Gilson & Lione, Washington D.C.
Associate, 2017 - Present

Brinks Gilson & Lione, Washington D.C.
Summer Associate, 2016

Nexen Tire Co., Shanghai, China
Legal Intern, 2014

Experience | Non-Legal

Nexen Tire Co., Yangsan, Korea
Research Assistant, 2013

Namkyung Chemical Inc., Seoul, South Korea
Intern, 2012 - 2013

Press Releases & Events
September 27, 2017

Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, announced its incoming class of recent law school graduates: Erik M. Bokar, Sarah M. Goodman, Judy K. He, Dan Liu, and Theresa L. Starck in Chicago; Li Gao, Ph.D., in Ann Arbor, Mich.; and Jieun Lee in Washington, D.C. The members of the class will become associate attorneys upon admission to the bar in their respective jurisdictions...

  • American University Washington College of Law, Administrative Law Review, Senior Staff