Irene Y. Lee
"Russ August & Kabat"

 Irene Lee is a partner at Russ August & Kabat, where she focuses her practice on all aspects of intellectual property, including patent, trademark, copyright, trade secrets, right of publicity, and technology licensing.
Irene has been featured in WTR 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals and selected by peers and clients in Managing Intellectual Property’s Top 500 IP Stars and Top 250 Women in IP. Irene was recognized as a Southern California Super Lawyer from 2013-2019, as one of Southern California Top 50 Women from 2016-2019, and one of Southern California’s Top 100 Super Lawyers in 2017-2019. In 2017 and 2018, the Los Angeles Business Journal named her one of the Most Influential Women Lawyers in Los Angeles. In 2018, Los Angeles Business Journal named her one of the Leading Intellectual Property Lawyers in California. In 2018 and 2019, Los Angeles Business Journal named her one of the Most Influential Minority Lawyers in Los Angeles.
As a registered patent attorney, Irene employs her patent prosecution experience in strategizing patent litigation and licensing issues. Irene represents clients in a wide range of industries, including integrated circuits, biotechnology, medical devices, computer software, housewares, household products, baby products, food and beverages, jewelry, and apparel.
In addition to patent litigation and licensing, Irene has extensive experience in trademark prosecution, litigation, and licensing with an emphasis on global brand expansion and management through strategic trademark and copyright protection and enforcement programs.
Irene is fluent in Korean.