International Intellectual Property Management Made Easy.

Our Mission

Worldwide IP Solutions will globally safeguard our clients’ intellectual property rights and help them flourish in a competitive marketplace. We will maintain our position as leaders in the field through our commitment to integrity, customer service and staying abreast of international property law.

Are you

  • A law firm with no in-house IP legal expertise
  • An in-house legal department struggling with complicated international Intellectual Property Laws
  • An R&D company considering an outsourced legal services model

What We Provide


Worldwide IP Solutions provides agile, dependable services including: Strategic IP Planning, Cost Forecast Projections, Personalized Account Management, and Closed Loop Process Implementation through Research, Creation and Management.

Who Are We


Worldwide IP Solutions Ha & Ha LLC is affiliated with HA & HA Patent and Law Firm of Korea, which provides professional intellectual property services, and Seoul Techno R&C Co, LTD, a professional technology information research company that specializes in patent and technology information search in Korea.

Since its inception in 1961, HA & HA Patent and Law Firm has safeguarded the intellectual property of thousands of companies across the globe.

Legacy of Success


Born of this rich history of intellectual property protection, Worldwide IP Solutions leverages the knowledge of its founders to assist corporations and outside counsel manage Intellectual Property assets around the world. Our experience with patent research and filing processes, trial and protest trial cases, appeals and infringement prosecution provides our clients with full service, lifecycle management of the Intellectual Property protection process.

Our Customers


Every company, from the Fortune 100 to agile startups, must protect its intellectual property to main competitiveness. Our cross vertical knowledge, technical background and legal experience allow us to provide our clients with custom intellectual property solutions designed to protect their most valuable assets—their intellectual property.

Worldwide IP Solutions is proud to work with companies across market verticals including but not limited to:

  • Information Technology 
  • Healthcare
  • Research 
  • Leisure 
  • Education 
  • Semiconductors
  • Energy
  • Manufacturing

Our Expertise


Worldwide IP Solutions meets with you to learn about your company and unique IP needs


We pair you with one of our professional attorneys whose background and experience aligns with your patent focus and vertical market focus.


We prepare the registration based on stringent guidelines designed to protect you from infringement and litigation. 

Implementation & Protection

We enroll you in our patent protection program which involves monitoring industry developments; policing licensees, employees and anyone who comes into contact with the patented property; consistently investigating the marketplace created by the patented property; and aggressively pursuing suspected or known patent infringers.

Cost Benefits Analysis

Through research and analysis, we help you determine, before we file, if the benefits of excluding others from manufacturing and distribution your intellectual property or like intellectual property outweighs the costs of protecting and potentially prosecuting the patent.


Worldwide IP Solutions is dedicated to being responsive to your needs and to providing each of our clients with a user friendly technology platform to simplify process management and communication. 


John Underfer, CPVA, President


John has more than 25 years’ experience leading services related companies. His expertise in intellectual property law comes from a lengthy tenure under Young-Wook Ha, Managing Partner and President of Ha & Ha Patent Law and from his time managing and providing strategic direction to an international intellectual property law firm that specialized in assisting corporation and US law firms with the filing and prosecution of patents and trademarks outside the United States.

John most enjoys working directly with clients as it allows him to see the impact of the intellectual property protection process he has worked many years honing. John recently attained his Certified Patent Valuation Analyst to better serve his clients.  Becoming a Certified Patent Valuation Analyst allows for one to have a high degree of proficiency in the process of valuing patents and emerging technologies.

In addition to his interests in intellectual property law, John enjoys civic engagement. He has long been involved with many nonprofit organizations including Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Real Men Wear Pink, Rotary International, United Way and Boy Scouts of America.

Young-Wook Ha, Chairman


Mr Ha has more than three decades of Intellectual Property experience. He has been Managing Partner for Ha & Ha Patent Law firm for 23 years and currently serves as the firm’s President. 

Mr. Ha studied at the preeminent Franklin Pierce Law Center earning Master of Intellectual Property M.I.P., 1990 and J.D., USA in 1992 and has since represented numerous Fortune 500 companies. 

He completed the visiting scholar program of United State Patent and Trademark office and earned a MSEE degree from the Graduate School of Soongsil University. 

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