Kim & Chang
Kim & Chang's Intellectual Property (IP) Practice uniquely combines the top-rated IP-specialized practice in Korea with the resources of Korea's leading general practice law firm. Our IP Practice boasts the deepest and most experienced roster of IP attorneys, patent attorneys and other professionals in Korea, and with the combined resources of the largest general law firm in Korea and one of the largest in Asia, is able to offer comprehensive legal solutions for all IP and IP-related needs, and a wealth of knowledge gleaned from handling many of the most important IP cases in Korea in the last 40 years.
With over 300 professionals including IP litigators, patent attorneys and foreign IP attorneys, and over 550 patent engineers, trademark paralegals, and support staff, we cover the full scope of IP rights. Our patent professionals have specialized technical backgrounds in numerous fields, including biotech, pharmaceuticals, chemistry, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and computer science. Many of our professionals also have extensive experience as judges, prosecutors, or Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) examiners, and their experience and know-how is invaluable in obtaining positive results for our clients. We work closely with other practice groups within the firm, including general corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, competition law and customs, in order to advise our clients on any IP-related legal issue they may encounter in Korea.