Sun Yup Lee

Staff Attorney

Washington, D.C.
T +1.202.861.1610
F +1.202.861.1783


Sun Yup Lee assists with the prosecution of electrical, mechanical and computer science patents. He has experience responding to a number of office actions pertaining to different technologies, including software, circuits, telecommunication systems and database management systems. Drawing from his previous experience working in the automotive manufacturing industry, Sun Yup understands the complexities and processes that go into patenting new technologies.

Recognitions and Memberships


  • Korean-American Intellectual Property Bar Association

Prior Positions

  • The Honorable Charles G. Reynard, Illinois Circuit Court, Eleventh Judicial Circuit: Judicial Intern (July to Aug. 2014)
  • The Honorable Michael A. Telesca, U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York: Judicial Intern (May to July 2014)
  • Hyundai Motors Manufacturing
    • Assistant Manager (2013)
    • Test Engineering (2008 to 2013)


  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Registration No. 78,447
  • New York
  • District of Columbia


  • J.D., The George Washington University Law School, 2016
  • B.S., Material Science and Engineering, Purdue University, 2008


  • Korean