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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

Jihyun KIM

Tel:
Work 82.2.3404.0180
Email:
Bae, Kim & Lee LLC

Work Department

Intellectual Property

Position

IP Litigation and Consultation(Trade Secrets, Trademark & Copyright); Protection of Personal Information

Career

Attorney Kim Jihyun is a partner(since 2007) in Bae, Kim & Lee LLC(BKL). She specializes in advising and representing clients in the area of intellectual property law. Recently, her legal practice focuses on consultation and compliance services related to trade secret protection, civil/criminal disputes involving trade secret, consultation and litigation services related to trademark and copyright, and matters related to personal information protection. She started her career as a judge with Daejun District Court. She joined the Intellectual Property Team in BKL in 2000. As a female expert in the area of intellectual property law, she has actively participated in activities of various commissions and major organizations. She always tries hard to provide clients with more professional and systematic legal services. For example, she played a major role in holding the seminars on trade secret disputes and compliance (in 2011 and 2013); personal information protection (in 2011) for major clients; trademark management and protection strategy(in 2015) and received fervent responses from the clients. She gave lectures on the practice of trade secret and trademark at Yonsei University Graduate School of Law, on preparing legal documents at Ewha Womans University Law School, and on the practice of the privacy law at LAWnB.

Languages

Korean; English

Member

Korean and Seoul Bar(1994); Korea Association of Women's Lawyers; Korea Patent Attorneys Association; Copyright Committee in APAA(Asian Patent Attorneys Association)

Education

Duke University School of Law (Visiting Scholar, 2007); U.C. Berkeley School of Law (LL.M., 2006); Ewha Womans University Law School (LL.B., 1992)


South Korea: Intellectual property

Intellectual property – Local firms

Within: Leading individuals

Jihyun Kim - 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.

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.

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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