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Yoon & Yang LLC

18,19, 22, 23, 34 FLOORS, ASEM TOWER, 517 YEONGDONG-DAERO, GANGNAM-GU, SEOUL 06164, SOUTH KOREA
Tel:
Work +82 2 6003 7000
Fax:
Fax +82 2 6003 7800
Email:
Web:
www.yoonyang.com
Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Seoul, Tashkent

Wonil Kim

Yoon & Yang LLC

Work Department

Intellectual Property Protection, Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets, Information Technology/Internet/E-Commerce/Personal Data Protection, Sports/Entertainment/Publicity, Sports/Cultural Contents, Cleantech/Green Growth

Position

Partner

Career

2003-present Partner, Yoon & Yang LLC (formerly Yoon Yang Kim Shin & Yu, 2006-2009) 2013-present Named Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2008-09 Outside Director, Ilsung Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. 2004-present Professor, Patent Law Research and Study Center, Seoul Bar Association 2002-03 Partner, Yoon & Partners 1998-02 Associate, Yoon & Partners 1996-98 Associate, Shimin Law Firm, Seoul, Korea 1994-96 Judge, Inchon District Court 1994 Admitted to practice law in korea

Languages

Korean and English.

Member

2014-present Legal Advisor, Personal Information Protection Commission 2013-present Named Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2013-present Vice Chairman, Korean Arbitrators Association 2012-present Advisory Member, Legal Advisory Panel on International Investment and Intellectual Property Rights 2011-present Commissioner, Investment Deliberation Committee, Korea Drug Development Fund 2009-present Director, Korea Industrial Property Law Association 2005-present Member, Competition Policy Advisory Committee of the Korea Fair Trade Commission

Education

2002 University of Washington School of Law, LL.M. 1988 Seoul National University College of Law, LL.B.


South Korea: Intellectual property

Intellectual property – Local firms

Within: Intellectual property – Local firms

Yoon & Yang LLC’s impressive client roster includes SK Innovation, Amazon, BMW and L’Oréal. Practice head Wonil Kim is experienced across patents, trade marks and trade secrets, while Dong Oh Hong and Keun Woo Lee focus on IP-related disputes. A cross-departmental team successfully defended Kumho Petrochemical in a trade mark registration appeal. Sungkwan Cho and Young Joo Song have also obtained favourable results for Easy Works and MCM Holding in persuading the Intellectual Property Trial and Appeal Board and KIPO to dismiss the registration of a new patent and trade mark filings respectively.

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