Wook Hwang has a national litigation practice focusing on intellectual property and entertainment disputes for major motion picture studios, cable and television networks, production companies, virtual reality companies, and other content and brand owners. He has litigated numerous actions involving claims of copyright infringement, trademark infringement, false advertising, right of publicity, and state and federal unfair competition. Wook also has extensive experience litigating commercial business disputes on behalf of companies across a variety of industry sectors, ranging from major financial services institutions to title insurers to real estate owners and developers. His practice spans both federal and state courts, at the trial and appellate levels, as well as various arbitral forums.
Wook has consistently been recognized by Super Lawyers for his intellectual property practice. He is on the Editorial Board of the Loeb & Loeb IP/Entertainment Law Weekly Case Update for Content Creators, Owners and Distributors, and is a regular speaker on intellectual property matters.
Outside of his commercial litigation practice, Wook is committed to pro bono work. He represented the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys as amicus curiae in the landmark case of Matter of Brooke S.B. v. Elizabeth A.C.C., in which New York’s highest court redefined and expanded the definition of parentage for nonbiological partners in same-sex relationships. He is also active in Loeb & Loeb’s representation of asylum seekers.
Prior to joining Loeb & Loeb, Wook was a commodities trader for a quantitative trading firm.
- Columbia University School of Law, J.D., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Recipient of Hamilton Fellowship,
- California Institute of Technology, Physics, B.S., with Honors
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
- U.S. Supreme Court
- New York
- Named "New York Metro Rising Star" in Intellectual Property Litigation by Thomson Reuters (2013-2017)