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Bae, Kim & Lee LLC

133 TEHERAN-RO, GANGNAM-GU, SEOUL 06133, SOUTH KOREA
Tel:
Work +82 2 3404 0000
Fax:
Fax +82 2 3404 0001
Email:
Web:
www.bkl.co.kr
Beijing, Dubai, Gyeonggi-do, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong and 3 more

Taeck Soo Kwon

Tel:
Work 82.2.3404.0310
Email:
Bae, Kim & Lee LLC

Work Department

Intellectual Property

Position

Intellectual Property Right Infringement Lawsuits; Licensing/IP Transactions

Career

Taeck Soo KWON joined Bae, Kim & Lee LLC(BKL) as a partner in 2014. He have served as a judge in various posts, a research judge at Supreme Court, and a chief presiding judge at Patent Court since he started his career as a judge since 1986. Mr.Kwon is the head of IP practice in BKL and also became the first president of Korean Intellectual Property Lawyers Association.

Languages

Korean, English, Japanese

Member

Korean and Seoul Bar(1983)

Education

Seoul National University Law School(LL.B., 1978)


South Korea: Intellectual property

Intellectual property – Local firms

Within: Leading individuals

Taeck Soo Kwon - Bae, Kim & Lee LLC

Within: Intellectual property – Local firms

Bae, Kim & Lee LLC’s intellectual property practice is able to draw on the firm’s broad expertise to handle transactions, data protection and privacy, compliance in addition to its core offering in IP prosecution and patent litigation. The practice has notable strengths in contentious matters; Taeck Soo Kwon, Jung Hi Park successfully represented Dongkook Pharmaceutical in a Patent Court appeal seeking to invalidate a patent owned by Novartis. In copyright disputes, Kwon and Tae Uk Kang successfully advised Avocado Entertainment against copyright infringement charges and unfair competition claims filed by a competitor; one of the first major cases to consider whether certain ideas, such as game rules and storylines, can be protected under the Copyright Act and the Unfair Competition Prevention Act. Susan Park and Jihyun Kim are advising Netflix on all aspects of Korean music licensing in preparation for its launch in Korea. Other significant members of the team are Jihyun Kim, Kijoong Kang, Catherine Eunkyeong Lee, and Jihyun Kim.

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