Sangeun “Grace” Chang is a registered U.S. patent attorney whose practice is focused on the due diligence, preparation, and prosecution of patent applications in the computer science and electrical arts. She has advised and counselled a variety of clients ranging from an individual inventor to global corporations.

Prior to joining the firm, Grace worked as an intellectual property associate for a global law firm preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the software, telecommunications, data encryption, and medical device industries in addition to drafting responses to U.S. and Korean office actions.

Before her legal career, Grace worked as an in-house tax consultant for STX Corporation in Seoul, South Korea by analyzing tax issues for off-shore investment projects and coordinating tax analysis in multinational mergers and acquisitions.

Education
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, J.D., 2016
Journal of International Law and Business, Online Content Editor
Tax Law Society, Treasurer

Seoul National University, M.A. in International Studies, 2009
Thesis: Efficiency of Carbon Emission Trading Market: Analysis on EU-ETS

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, B.S. in Computer Science, 2007
Minor in Business Economics
Computer Science Department Monthly, Editor in Chief

Admissions, Licenses, and Languages
Admissions: State of Texas, United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Professional Licenses:
American Institute of Certificate Public Accountants (AICPA) – Certificate
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) – Passed Level 3
Language Skills: Fluent in Korean; Intermediate in French

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