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Bo Hyun Park

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Kim & Chang

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Chemical/Pharma, Japan


Bo-Hyun Park joined Kim & Chang in 1994 and is a senior partner in the Chemical/Pharma Practice of the Intellectual Property Practice. She received her BS in Food & Nutrition (1987) from Seoul National University and was admitted to the Korean Patent Bar in 1990. Before joining the firm she worked at the Sugimura International Patent & Trademark Attorneys in 1994 and Koreana Patent Firm from 1990-1993. Her practice mainly focuses on prosecution and litigation matters in the field of general chemistry, biochemistry, and pharmaceuticals. She also specializes in Japanese patent practices.


Korean, Japanese and English


Admitted to patent bar, Korea, 1990


Seoul National University (B.S., Food & Nutrition, 1987)

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.

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