Practice Areas



  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2020
  • Minnesota, 2017


George Mason University School of Law, J.D., May 2016

The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, JD, August 2013-May 2014

Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, M.S. in Electrical Engineering, 1999

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, B.S. in in Electrical Engineering, 1996

Seoul Science High School, Seoul, Korea, 1991


  • Korean
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Sung Wook Kooh

Washington, D.C.
703.236.4500, ext. 4114

Sung Wook Kooh concentrates his practice on mechanical and electrical engineering, including computer science, ‎software, telecommunications, display devices, medical devices, fuel cell batteries, semiconductor devices, nanotechnologies, and optical devices.

As a Korean patent attorney, prior to joining the firm, Mr. Kooh practiced for more than thirteen years at Samsung Electronics managing the IP prosecution team, where he oversaw patent prosecution in the United States and Korea, patent portfolio management and strategy development worldwide, patent infringement/validity analysis, licensing negotiations, patent maps, design-around, enrolling patents in standard patent pools, buying patents, and IP due diligence.

Experience Highlights

Partner, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2024-present

Counsel, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2022-2023

Associate, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2017-2021

Technical Advisor, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2016-2017

Summer Associate, Sughrue Mion, PLLC, Washington, DC, May 2014-July 2014

Manager of IP Prosecution Team, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Suwon, Korea, 2000-2013

Trainee, Sughrue Mion, PLLC, Washington, DC, October 2007-September 2008

Trainee, Stein McEwen & Bui, LLP, Washington, DC, April 2007-September 2007

Trainee, Staas & Halsey, LLP, Washington, DC, April 2006-May 2006



Professional Affiliations

Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) 

Korean-American Intellectual Property Bar Association (KAIPBA)

Licensing Executive Society Korea

  • Certificate for Outstanding Achievement from Licensing Executive Society International