Soonwuk Cheong is a registered patent attorney, inventor, and scientist. He advises on R&D and business/IP strategy for US and international corporations. He has helped various VC-sponsored US start-ups to build global IP portfolios. He has prosecuted numerous US patent applications for world class institutes in the United Stated, Europe, and Asia. In addition to his IP experience, Cheong draws upon years of research experience in industry where he managed projects in aerospace, automotive, data storage, and solar technology. He worked with NASA on the Ares Launch Vehicles Program.


PhD Materials Science, Carnegie Mellon University

JD, David Clarke School of Law

MS Materials Science, Michigan State University

BS Metallurgical Engineering, Yonsei University