Attorney, Internet Dispute Resolution Expert & Board Member of Creative Commons
Mr. Jongsoo (Jay) Yoon is a partner at Lee&Ko. His main practice areas include intellectual property rights, protection of personal information, internet, media content, broadcasting, information and communication, blockchain and entertainment. Mr. Yoon graduated from the Seoul National University College of Law and received a master’s degree in law from the University of Seoul. Mr. Yoon began his legal career as a judge at the Busan District Court in 1993, and had served as a judge and a presiding judge for 21 years before he went into private practice in 2014.
Mr. Yoon has served as the commissioner of the Personal Information Protection Commission and Korean Copyright Commission, and a member of the Content Dispute Resolution Committee, and Open Data Mediation Committee. At present, Mr. Yoon is serving as a member of Open Data Strategy Council, a Panelist of Internet address Dispute Resolution Committee, and the Broadcasting and Communication Policy Representative Committee of Korea Communication Commission. He is now the vice president of KAFIL.
He is also plays leading roles in various volunteer works in and out of Korea. He was the Project Lead and the board member of Creative Commons Korea, a non-profit organization which spreads the idea of Creative Commons in Korea, since he founded it and introduced Korean version of Creative Commons License (CCL) in 2005. In 2017 Creative Commons Korea led to C.O.D.E., which is for the social innovation through the open data and digital technology. He has also served as the board member of Creative Commons from 2013 to 2017, and he is now the member ofAdvisory Council in 2017. At present. Mr. Yoon is serving as the chairman of Open Data Forum in Korea and Open Government Partnership Korea as a representative of the civic sector.