Ilhwan (Scott) Yoo

"Strong IP will make my client’s business grow and I take pride in protecting my client’s IP rights."

Scott Yoo is experienced in a vast array of technologies, including telecommunications, mobile devices, video codecs, and consumer electronics. 

Scott understands how the in-house IP management operates in major companies.  He knows first-hand what it takes to successfully manage and plan for valuable IP assets.  Prior to joining Brinks, Scott was a senior intellectual property counsel at LG Electronics, Inc. in Seoul, South Korea, where he was involved in all aspects of corporate IP activities, including patent litigation in the U.S. district courts and the ITC.  He also collaborated with engineers and business partners to ensure freedom of operation, and negotiated license and settlement agreements with other major telecommunication companies.  As a result, Scott is adept at understanding the cultural and commercial needs of both US and Asian companies.  In addition, he was a law clerk at Quarles & Brady and worked on various patent prosecution projects.      

  • J.D.,
    University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, 2016
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering,
    Yonsei University , 2005
Bar Admissions
  • Alabama
  • Illinois
  • U.S. Dist. Court, N.D. Illinois
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office/limited recognition
  • Korean
Experience | Legal

Brinks Gilson & Lione, Chicago, IL
Associate, 2016-Present

Quarles & Brady, Tuscon, AZ
Summer Associate, 2015

LG Electronics, Inc., Seoul, Korea
Senior IP Counsel, 2011-2014
IP Manager, 2004-2007

Press Releases & Events
October 19, 2016

CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the country, has hired nine...

October 18, 2016

CHICAGO—For the second year in a row, attorneys from intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione...