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Da Yoon Shin

Da Yoon Shin

Senior Foreign Attorney
Introduction

Ms. Da Yoon Shin is a senior foreign attorney at Shin & Kim who primarily concentrates on international litigation with specialty in intellectual property.

Ms. Shin has advised and represented various domestic and foreign multinational companies, with respect to intellectual property disputes filed before the Korean courts and the U.S. district courts. In addition to carrying out traditional intellectual property right-related tasks, including those concerning copyright, trademark, and unfair competition prevention laws, Ms. Shin advised clients on various works relating to privacy and data protection issues, including risk assessment on security systems and data processing practices, advice on privacy-related laws, maintenance of compliance in established regulatory frameworks.

In addition to IP disputes, Ms. Shin is also part of Shin & Kim’s International Litigation Practice Group and assists domestic companies involved in civil litigation in the U.S. and abroad by coordinating with corresponding local firms for effective and efficient representation in the local courts.

Professional Career
  • 2013-PresentShin & Kim LLC
  • 2012-2013Judicial Fellow to the Honorable Peter A. Krauthamer, D.C. Superior Court, Washington D.C.
  • 2011Judicial Intern to the Honorable Anita M. Josey-Herring, D.C. Superior Court, Washington D.C.
Key Experience
  • Assisted a Korean social network service company in a putative class action lawsuit over data privacy in California, USA.
  • Assisted a Korean financial institution in a bankruptcy proceeding in New York, USA.
  • Assisted joint defense of seven (7) Korean media companies in a copyright infringement suit brought in California, USA.
  • Represented a U.S. company in a civil and criminal trademark infringement cases before Korean courts.
  • Assisted a Korean distributor in the negotiation of the licensing agreement with German automotive parts manufacturer.
  • Assisted domestic and foreign software companies in the negotiation of licensing agreements.
  • Assisted app developers, including foreign game companies, in setting up and updating the personal information processing system.
  • Assisted multinational F&B company in the risk assessment on security systems and data processing practices.
Education
  • 2009-2012Cornell Law School (J.D., 2012)
  • 2002-2007Seoul National University (B.A., French Literature, 2007)
Bar Admissions
  • 2014New York
Memberships
  • New York State Bar Association
Languages

Korean, English, French

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