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Yoon-Hee Kim

Yoon-Hee Kim

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Introduction

Introduction

Ms. Yoon-Hee Kim is a Partner of Shin & Kim. As Ms. Kim’s main areas of practice include intellectual property rights including patent rights, trademarks, copyrights, designs and trade secrets, IT-related issues including the protection of personal information and information security, HR-related issues, fair trade-related issues and general civil and criminal cases, she has served as legal counsel in litigation and/or provided advice for numerous clients in connection with issues and cases.

Education
  • 2020.8Korea University, Graduate School of Law (LL.M., 2020)
  • 2009-2010Waseda University, Course for Foreign Researchers
  • 1994-2000Korea University, College of Electro Mechanics, Seoul, Korea (B.S., 2000)
Professional Career
  • 2021.2-PresentNongovernmental Member, Committee for the Protection of Interests of Researchers, Ministry of Science and ICT
  • 2020.9-PresentMember, Seoul Central District Court Information Disclosure Council
  • 2020.4-PresentMember, Intellectual Property Training Institute, Korean Bar Association
  • 2020.3-PresentMember, Information-Disclosure Deliberation Committee of the Seoul Northern District Prosecutors’ Office
  • 2019.9-PresentAdjunct Professor, Graduate School of Law at Sungkyunkwan University
  • 2015-PresentMember, International Committee, Seoul Bar Association
  • 2015-PresentMember, Regulatory Evaluation Committee, Ministry of Public Safety and Security
  • 2013-PresentMember, Regulatory Evaluation Committee, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)
  • 2012-PresentMember, The Legal Advisory Committee on International Investment and Intellectual Property Rights of the Ministry of Justice
  • 2010Anderson Mori & Tomotsune (Japan)
  • 2010Nozomi Sogo Attorneys at Law (Japan)
  • 2003-PresentShin & Kim LLC
  • 2001-2003Judicial Research & Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
Bar Admissions
  • 2003Korea
Memberships
  • Korean Bar Association
Languages

Korean, Japanese, English, Chinese

Professional Activities

Recent Experience
  • Legal representation in a case of a dispute over an air-conditioner patent between Samsung Electronics and Dayou Winia
  • Legal representation in a case of a dispute over a motor patent between Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics
  • Legal representation in a case of a dispute over a patent for the CMP solution between Cheil Industries and Cabot Electronics
  • Legal representation in a case of a dispute over a semiconductor patent between Samsung Display and LG Display
  • Legal representation in a case of a dispute over a plasma patent between Samsung Electo-Mechanics and Matsushita Electric Industrial
  • Legal representation in a case of a dispute over a pharmaceutical patent between Chong Kun Dang Pharmaceutical and Sanofi Aventis
  • Legal representation in the first case of an infringement of a trade secret of a professional in Korea
  • Legal representation in a case of an infringement of the trademark and copyright of ‘Crayon Shin-chan’
  • Legal representation in case of an infringement of the copyright of TV series ‘Sarangbi’
  • Provision of legal advice on and legal representation in a case of a dispute over an online game between Wemade Entertainment and Shanda from China
  • Research and investigation into the proper management of intellectual property using the intellectual-property management organizations of Mitsubishi UFJ Research & Consulting, JPO, METI, etc. (Korean sector)
  • Legal representation in a case of the leakage of personal information by a card company
Publications
  • Research of damage calculation methods pursuant to technology usurpation, December 2019
  • Korea Chapter in Getting the Deal Through – Asset Recovery 2018, Law Business Research 2017 (co-authored)
  • [MONEY&LAW] Adult guardian system to ease concerns for dementia patients, Korea Economic Magazine (April 15, 2015)
  • Does a product made by a different process infringe the patent? Interpretation of Product By Process Claim, The April issue of The Daily NNA, 2015
  • EU Supreme Court’s Ruling on the “Right to be Forgotten”, EU Brief, June 2014
  • Analysis of the North Korean Invention Act, Journal of Korean Law, December 2005
Speaking Engagements
  • Lecture for 1st Corporate Management Law Forum of Chosun Ilbo (on intellectual property rights and personal information (October 2020)
Awards and Recognitions
  • 2020Seoul Bar Association commendation
  • 2016Minister of Public Safety and Security commendation

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