Our Mission

Bring Artificial Intelligence into Patent World

  • IPLUCY Inc. is established in 2019 by OH & HAHM, a patent law firm in Seoul, South Korea, for developing AI-based Patent Practice Tools.

  • OH & HAHM was founded by Mr. ByeongSeok Oh, a Korean patent attorney and CEO, in 2001 in Seoul, South Korea.

  • Since its foundation, OH & HAHM served various companies and inventors of many countries for domestic and foreign patent legal services including patent prosecution, monetization, licensing, etc.

  • After more than 7 years of research and development, OH & HAHM has successfully developed the world 1st AI patent search engine, named ipLucy, to fulfill its own necessity for quality prior arts search indispensable for quality patent services.

  • In 2020, IPLUCY has succeeded in developing AI-based patent-specialized translation engine.

  • Further, IPLUCY has also succeeded in developing AI-based patent drawings translation and processing module in 2021.

  • With the help of IPLucy's powerful AI SW tools, both IPLUCY and OH & HAHM can support clients better than ever for all patent legal services as well as the best prior arts search service all over the world.

  • Please contact us for more information including fee schedule, etc.

Our Story

Experienced Leadership

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Mr. ByeongSeok OH

CEO, Korean Patent Attorney

Mr. Oh has founded the firm in 2001. He practices patent law since 1992 when he passed the Korean patent bar exam. Before starting his firm in 2001, he worked as an in-house patent counsel for SK Hynix Semiconductors Ltd. in mid 90s, where he actively involved in many US patent litigations and disputes in the industry. He also practiced patent law in Kim & Chang patent law firm in Seoul.

 

Practice Areas

Patent Preparation/Prosecution

Portfolio Development

3rd Party Conflict Management

Non-infringement and Invalidity Opinions

Due Diligence

Offensive Analysis

Ideation/Forward-Patenting

 

Education

Bachelor of EE from Seoul National University

Master of EE from Seoul National University

 

Books

Patent Value Strategy (2009, Seoul and Tokyo)

Patent Pricing (2013, Seoul)

 

Papers

A Study on Electronic Ballast for 70W Metal-hallyde Lamps (1993)

 

Language (fluent both in written and spoken)

Korean, English and Japanese

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Ms. SueOk HAHM

CTO, Korean Patent Attorney

Ms. Hahm joined the firm in 2004 as an equity partner. Before joining the firm, she practiced patent law in Kim & Chang patent law firm in Seoul.

 

Practice Areas

Patent Preparation/Prosecution

Portfolio Development

3rd Party Conflict Management

Noninfringement and Invalidity Opinions

Due Diligence

Offensive Analysis

Ideation/Forward-Patenting

 

Education

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from KAIST (Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

Master of Mechanical Engineering from KAIST

 

Books

Patent Pricing (Co-author, 2013, Seoul)

 

Language (fluent both in written and spoken):

Korean, English and Japanese