Ilhyung Lee


Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution

Edward W. Hinton Professor of Law

Center for Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship

Contact Information

Phone 573-882-2426
Address 311 Hulston Hall
Education BA, University of Maryland
MA, Washington College
JD, Boston College Law School

About Ilhyung Lee

Professor Ilhyung Lee specializes in the fields of alternative dispute resolution, and law and society in East Asia (Korea focus). He teaches Cross-cultural Dispute Resolution, International Commercial Arbitration, Comparative Constitutional Law, Public International Law, Sports Law, and Trademarks.

Professor Lee has taught at Waseda University Faculty of Law, in Tokyo, Japan, as a Fulbright Scholar, and also lectured at the Tokyo University of Science, Master of Intellectual Property Program. He has taught the cross-cultural dispute resolution subject as a visiting professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, and as adjunct or summer session faculty at Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution; Pepperdine University School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution; and UMKC School of Law.

A Senior Fellow at the Law School’s Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution, Professor Lee is included in the roster of neutrals for the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Mediators List), the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, USA Track & Field, the University of Missouri Campus Mediation Service, and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). He has written a number of decisions as a panelist in domain name disputes administered by WIPO. Professor Lee also issued “Expert Determinations” relating to applications filed under ICANN’s new gTLD application program.

Professor Lee is a member of the planning committee of the East Asian Law and Society Collaborative Research Network (within the Law and Society Association), and the Sports Lawyers Association. He was previously a member of the training committee of Mediators Beyond Borders.

Professor Lee’s private practice experience includes positions at Cravath, Swaine & Moore (New York) and Kim & Chang (Seoul, Korea). Previously, he was a law clerk to the Honorable Joseph F. Weis, Jr., of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. As a law student, he was an articles editor on the law review, and graduated with Order of the Coif honors.

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