Education

Columbia Law School
JD, 2013

Staff Editor, Journal of Race and Law

Wellesley College
cum laude, BA, 2010

Admissions

New York

Massachusetts

Practice Areas

Languages

French
Korean

Diane Seol

Associate

t 617-248-4841   f 617-248-4000

Diane Seol participated in the firm’s summer associate program in 2012 after her second year of law school.

While attending Columbia Law School, Ms. Seol worked as a law clerk in the Government Benefits Unit of the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, where she assisted low-income clients of East Los Angeles appeal denials of state and federal government benefits.  Prior to law school, Ms. Seol also served as a legal intern at State Street Corporation, where she assisted in-house counsel with licensing and general corporate matters.

Practice Focus

Intellectual Property Litigation:  complex patent infringement litigation and trade secret litigation within the technology, software and life sciences industries.

Complex Commercial Litigation:  assists in representation of leading corporations and financial institutions in complex commercial litigation.

Government Enforcement & Compliance:  represents individuals and corporations in government and internal investigations and related litigation, including securities fraud.

Representative Engagements

  • Successfully defended marketing intelligence company in patent, trade secret, and Lanham Act litigation related to advertising data analysis software product.
  • Assists in representation of security technology company in patent infringement litigation regarding portable motion detection systems.
  • Assists in representation of leading financial institution in patent infringement litigation regarding secure email systems.
  • Assists in representation of pharmaceutical company in complex patent infringement suit relating to innovative methods of processing polysaccharides.
  • Assists in representation of leading information technology company in suit regarding accounting fraud.
  • Assisted pro bono client with asylum application and interview.

Professional and Community Involvement

Ms. Seol is a member of the Boston Bar Association and the New York Bar Association.  She also participates in the firm’s pro bono program.

 

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