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Woo-Gyun Kim

Woo-Gyun Kim

Partner

Introduction

Introduction

Mr. Woo-Gyun Kim is a partner of Shin & Kim’s IP Practice Group. Mr. Kim specializes in, and has an outstanding track record in the areas of copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets. In particular, Mr. Kim is a solid reputation for his expertise in the area of copyright. He represented SBS and other terrestrial broadcasters in the lawsuit concerning unauthorized retransmission of terrestrial broadcasting channels by cable television system operators and won the case. He also won the lawsuit related to embedded links to pirated contents, successfully persuading the Supreme Court to find that the creation and posting of embedded links to pirated contents constitutes indirect copyright infringement. Since both cases have significant importance in the area of copyright, Mr. Kim’s consecutive winnings have received much attention from stakeholders in the industry.

Education
  • 2014UCLA School of Law (LL.M.)
  • 2001Seoul National University, College of Humanities (B.A. in Korean History)
Professional Career
  • 2008-PresentShin & Kim LLC
  • 2006-2008Judicial Research & Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
Bar Admissions
  • 2008Korea
Memberships
  • Korean Bar Association
Languages

Korean, English

Professional Activities

Professional Accolades
  • "Recommended Lawyer” for Dispute Resolution, Legal500, 2018
  • "Recommended Lawyer” for TMT, Legal500, 2018
  • "Recommended Lawyer” for Intellectual Property, Legal500, 2018

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