Ted Koo

500 Points

Language : KOREAN / ENGLISH

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Mr. Ted Koo is a managing partner at TEK & LAW, LLP., which he opened in 2012, specializing in private information protection, trade secret protection, financial security, corporate legal compliance, cyber-crime, and criminal defense. As an attorney-at-law, he has an extensive experience in dealing with legal issues arising in ICT sectors and also practices legal risk management consulting. Before he established TEK & LAW, LLP., he had worked for Kim & Chang as a manager for forensics and investigation services for about 6 years handling various legal matters in the CMT industry, especially those related to e-commerce, privacy, information technology, digital forensics, and e-discovery.

Prior to joining Kim & Chang, he served as a public prosecutor. During his public service, he was a core member of Computer Crime Unit and High-Tech Crime Unit and gained substantial experience in carrying out investigations involving cyber/internet crimes and techno-bandits. He also has in-depth knowledge and skills in the area of digital forensic technologies and has contributed to achieving a remarkable advance in the way of conducting criminal investigations by employing digital forensic techniques as an investigative method in early 2002. His previous careers also include a public defender at Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office and a judge advocate at Judicial Training and Research Institute.

Mr. Koo, in cooperation with his team at TEK & LAW, LLP,, is spearheading the endeavour to help FinTech start-ups resolve legal problems and to effectively resolve international legal disputes by working closely with the world’s leading law firms. His team has achieved tangible results in cases regarding, among others, protection of intellectual property right. In addition, Tek & Law is second to none in dealing with cases involving data protection(especially leakage of personal information), corporate hacking, and infringement of client data.

 

TEK & LAW, LLP
Managing Partner (Sep 2012 – Present) 5 yrs 9 mos
Jongro-gu, Seoul, Korea
specializes in private information protection, trade secret protection, financial security, corporate legal compliance, and cyber-crime and criminal defense.

Kim & Chang
Partner (Jan 2006 – Aug 2011) 5 yrs 8 mos
Jongro-gu, Seoul, Korea
areas of practice included handling emerging issues in CMT industry especially those related to e-commerce, privacy, information technology, digital forensics, protecting trade secrets, e-discovery, data protection, and litigating those issues in trial cases by investigative and forensic methodologies.

Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office
Public Prosecutor (Mar 1998 – Dec 2005) 7 yrs 10 mos
worked as a core member of Computer Crime Unit and Hi-Tech Crime Unit at Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office in Seoul from 2002 to 2005 and introduced digital forensic techniques to investigation in early 2002, leading many investigations to a remarkable success.

Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office
Public Defender (Mar 1995 – Mar 1998) 3 yrs 1 mo
worked as a civil trial attorney for the nation and developed the management system for national civil litigations.

Judicial Training and Research Institute
Judge Advocate (Mar 1993 – Feb 1995) 2 yrs
conducted extensive research and received training in legal practice of the courts and prosecutors’ offices.

 

Education

Korea University
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) International Cyber Law
2014 – 2017

A candidate for a doctoral degree in international cyber law

Korea University
Master’s Degree, Information Security
2010 – 2014

Majored in Information Security

Korea University
BA, Law
1987 – 1991

Activities and Societies: International Ecomomic Law Society
Majored in Law

 

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