Dr. Ok Joo Lee

B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)
Korean Patent Attorney



  • Secondary batteries
  • Polymer film
  • Photoresist
  • Inorganic materials/particles and their processing
  • Nanomaterials
  • Electroplating
  • Metal alloy
  • Organic thin film transistor
  • Bioprocessing technology

Dr. Ok Joo Lee mainly handles patent prosecution before the European Patent Office. 

2006-2017 Patent Examiner at the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO)
2018-2019 Litigation performer at KIPO
2015 Admission as a Korean Patent Attorney

Dr. Ok Joo Lee is working as a patent professional at Prüfer & Partner since February 2022. She mainly handles patent prosecution before the European Patent Office.
She worked as a patent examiner and as a litigation performer at KIPO. Prior to her work at KIPO, she was employed for lithium secondary battery in LG Chem (present LG Energy Solution, Korea); as a researcher in the field of block copolymer in the Max-Planck-Institute for polymer research (Germany), and in the field of organic thin film transistors in the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (Korea).

She studied chemical engineering at POSTECH (Korea) and made her Ph.D. degree there in an electronic material processing program.

OJ Lee et al., Macromo. Res., 24(10), 2016, pp. 851-855
DH Kim, OJ Lee et al., J. Nanosci. Nanotech., 6(12) 2006, pp. 3871-3876(6)
PS Lee, OJ Lee, Chem. Mat., 2005 17, pp. 6181-6185
OJ Lee et al., Syn. Met., 2005 148(3) pp.263-266
OJ Lee et al., Appl. P. Letters, 82, 2003, pp. 3770-3772
OJ Lee et al., MRS, 2003 pp. 41-46
OJ Lee et al., Appl. Physics A, 2003 75, pp. 599-602
OJ Lee et al., J. Noncrystalline Solids, 2002 298(2-3) pp. 287-292
SH Jeong, OJ Lee et al., Chem. Mat., 2002 14(4) pp. 1859-1862

Korean (mother tongue), English, Japanese, German (basic knowledge)


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