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Wonrim Ryu
Managing Partner / Founder
Patent Attorney, Ph. D.
Certified Valuation Analyst

Wonrim Ryu is a Managing Partner of INVENTGO IP & Law Group. He founded INVENGTO IP & Law Group in 2015. He worked as a patent attorney at Lee International and Y.P.LEE, MOCK & Partners. He also experienced diverse IP Business works, IP transaction, IP licensing, at Intellectual Discovery, first Korean IP business Firm.
Before becoming a patent attorney, he worked as a vehicle engineer at Renault-Samsung Motors.
He has received a Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering (Mechatronics) and a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Seoul National University. He is a Ph.D. Candidate in Management of Technology from Korea University.
He has diverse experience in Patent Prosecution, IP Evaluation, IP Search (freedom-to-operate search/analysis, prior art search/analysis).
He is registered to practice before the Korean Intellectual Property Office and is a member of the Korean Patent Attorneys Association.

Work Experience

Renault Samsung Motors, Research Institute, Power Train Test Team (2002 - 2007)

Lee International IP & Law Group / Y.P.LEE, MOCK & Partners (2008 - 2011)

Intellectual Discovery Co., Ltd. (2011 - 2015)

INVENTGO IP & Law Group (2015 - Present)



Seoul National University, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (B.S., 2000)

Seoul National University, Mechanical Engineering (M.S., 2002)

Korea University, Management of Technology (Ph.D., 2022)


Automotive(Autonomous Vehicle, xEV, Infotainment, telematics), Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Robot, Ship, Business Model, Game & Software, Medical Device, User Experience, Computer Architecture, AR/VR, UAV, Semiconductor Equipment, Trademarks, Design

Area of Practice

IP Prosecution, IP Evaluation, IP Strategy Counseling, Freedom-to-Operate Analysis/Invalidity Analysis, IP Licensing/Transaction, Trademark


Professional Qualification

Korean Patent Bar (2003)


 Korean, Japanese, English

Publications / Article

  • “Study on fluid velocity measurement in the rotating pipe using telemetry system” (2002)

  • “Strategy for designing super patent and patent portfolio” (2014)

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