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Kurt B. Gerstner
Company
Lee International IP & Law Group
14F Poongsan Bldg 23 Chungjeongro
Seodaemun-gu Seoul, 120-013 Korea, Republic of
Phone
82-2-2262-6018
Member Bio
Kurt Gerstner is a Foreign Attorney at Lee International IP & Law Group in Seoul, South Korea. Prior to joining Lee International he spent more than 31 years as a trial lawyer in the United States, where he defended high stakes litigation matters throughout the United States. His work has included product liability, drug and medical device and toxic tort cases, commercial litigation matters including patent, trademark and false advertising litigation, aviation litigation, construction litigation, higher education and risk management. He has handled cases in almost half of the United States as well as handling international arbitration matters.

For many years Kurt has served on the Steering Committee of the DRI Commercial Litigation Committee as well as being a member of the Product Liability, Construction and Aviation Committees. He also serves on the DRI Partnering With Industry Task Force and is a past member of the Annual Meeting Committee. At the IADC Kurt Chairs the Business Litigation Committee, has been a Vice Chair on the ADR Committee and a member of the Product Liability, Transportation and International Committees.

At Lee International Kurt continues to provide advice and assist with strategy development in litigation, international arbitrations and other areas of law.
Firm Information
Lee International IP & Law Group is a full service law firm located in Seoul, South Korea. The firm, founded more than 50 years ago, possesses more than 150 attorneys and intellectual property professional, as well as a large group of scientists and a preeminent group of senior advisors who support the work of the attorneys. Among the attorneys and advisors at Lee International are a former Korea Supreme Court Justice, the former Chief Prosecutor for the largest trial court in Korea, Korea's former Ambassador to Canada and Egypt, former U.S. and Korean Army Generals, and numerous other former government and industry leaders.

The firm's practice includes litigation and international arbitrations, intellectual property (prosecution and litigation), corporate transactions, M&A, real estate development, sports and entertainment, customs and international trade, finance and banking, regulatory, criminal, antitrust, securities, lobbying and government relations and franchise law. Approximately 2/3 of the firm's clients are foreign companies doing business in Korea while 1/3 are Korean companies. In addition to representing Korean companies with domestic matters, the firm frequently advises them on U.S. law and assists them with finding local counsel in the U.S. and in other countries around the world.

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Practice Areas
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Aviation Law
Commercial Litigation
International Law
Products Liability
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Aviation Law
Commercial Litigation
Cybersecurity and Data Privacy
DRI International
Intellectual Property Litigation

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