Brian Yoochol Ji has extensive experience in patent prosecution, litigation, and licensing from both the corporate and patent representative sides. His specialized areas of technology include telecommunication systems, computer network systems, software engineering including computer-implemented inventions, air-conditioning systems, fuel cell systems, power transmission in automobiles, and mechanical element design.
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He studied mechanical engineering at the Seoul National University in South Korea and telecommunication engineering at the Yonsei University in South Korea, and obtained two Master’s Degrees in the corresponding technical fields.
Brian Yoochol Ji worked at a famous consumer electronic company in South Korea for many years. In the company, he managed various kinds of IP tasks. He developed patents enforceable against competitive companies’ products in the US and Europe, and analyzed patent portfolios of technology-leading companies for introducing new technologies into the company.
He was also involved in many litigations and licensing cases in the US, Germany, the UK, and Japan, which were technically related to mechanical design, heat and fluid dynamics, refrigeration and air-conditioning cycle, voice signal processing, Android OS architecture, user interface in smart phone, camera module and sensor, LCD panel circuit, and so on.
In 2008, Brian Yoochol Ji passed the US Patent Bar Examination, given by the US Patent and Trademark Office, for qualification as a US Patent Agent. He joined BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT in 2015, and he is under training for qualification as European patent attorney.