The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon
39 SAJIK-RO 8-GIL, JONGNO-GU, SEOUL 03170, SOUTH KOREA
Tel:
Work +82 2 3703 1114
Email:
Web:
www.kimchang.com

Bong Seop Kim

Tel:
Work +82 2-6488-4034
Email:
Kim & Chang

Work Department

Electrical/Software

Career

Bong-Seop Kim is a patent attorney in Kim & Chang's Intellectual Property Practice. Before joining the firm, he experienced almost every kind of examination-related positions in KIPO for 14 years as a patent examiner, administrative patent judge, chief administrative patent judge, director of examination division and director of trial policy division.

Languages

Korean and English

Member

Admitted to patent bar, Korea, 2001

Education

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Windsor (Ontario, Canada) (M.Sc., Computer Science, 2001)
College of Engineering, Yonsei University (B.E., Electronic Engineering, 1992)


South Korea: Intellectual property

Intellectual property – Local firms

Within: Intellectual property – Local firms

Jay Young-June Yang leads Kim & Chang’s substantial and prominent IP practice, which remains the ‘top-choice’ for international pharmaceutical companies and international brands; the practice is well known for its strength in litigation and in a recent landmark case, Bo Hyun Park and Duck Soon Chang successfully defended Astellas Pharma against challenges to the patent term extension, the first Korean case in which the court issued specific guidance regarding the proper calculation method for determining the PTE term. Young Kim has an impressive track record in pharmaceutical patent litigation; she and Yu-Seog Won have defended one of Pfizer’s top-selling drugs, Lyrica, in various patent actions against generic companies. Sang-Wook Han is experienced in advising Japanese clients. For trade mark and design matters, Sung-Nam Kim, Ann Nam-Yeon Kwon, Angela Kim and John J Kim all have substantial experience in prosecution, enforcement and portfolio management. In patent litigation, Jong Seok Kim, Bong Seop Kim and Kum Uk Lee successfully represented AT Solutions in invalidating the patents of a competitor.

[back to top]


Back to index

Legal Developments by:
Kim & Chang

Legal Developments in South Korea

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to