Foreign Language Capabilities

Stein IP has clients from all over the world, working with them in numerous languages. Our firm has in-house fluency in Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Hebrew. This enables us to facilitate communication with client in-house IP members and local associate law firms.

Japanese – Kumi Griffin has studied for two years at the Tokyo Business Foreign Language Institute in Tokyo, where she majored in translation/interpretation. Kumi is a native Japanese speaker and fluent in English. In the past, she has worked for many Japanese companies, including Canon, Sony and NTT, and a number of US law firms.

Chinese - Yu Sun has a Bachelors of Laws degree from South Central University for Nationalities in Wuhan, China, and an LLM degree from the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, DC. Yu has passed the Chinese Bar Exam. She is a native Mandarin speaker and fluent in English.

Korean – Sungyeop Chung has a Bachelors of Science Degree in Physics from Sogang University, a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from Seoul National University, and an LLM from Georgetown University. Sungyeop is also a US patent agent, and has worked in-house with Korean companies, and for Korean and US law firms. He is a native Korean speaker and fluent in English.

Hebrew - Dr. Sinai Yarus has an academic background in agriculture, biochemistry, biotechnology and molecular biology with two doctoral degrees in Biochemistry Ph.D and a Biology Ph.D.

Japanese – Gerry Peters has a Bachelors in both Physics and Biology. Gerry is fluent in Japanese.

Mandarin - Emma X. Chen has a background in Chemicals, Semiconductors and Material Science. Has a J.D. From Suffolk University

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