Yong-Ho Moon

Yong-Ho Moon

Senior Counsel

Mr. Yong-Ho Moon is a partner at Shin & Kim.

Mr. Moon’s main areas of practice are commercial litigations, including intellectual property, venture business and information communication litigation. Mr. Moon served as a judge for 22 years. He was a presiding judge in the Patent Court of Korea. Mr. Moon was a professor at the Judicial Research and Training Institute Supreme Court of Korea for 2 years. Mr. Moon has authored on topics related to compensation for illegal acts, copyright law and information law.

Professional Career
  • 2007-PresentShin & Kim LLC
  • 2006Presiding Judge, Patent Court
  • 2004-2005Presiding Judge, Seoul Eastern District Court
  • 2001-2003Professor, Judicial Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
  • 2000Chief Judge, Jechon Branch of Chonju District Court
  • 1999Judge, Seoul District Court
  • 1997-1998Judge, Seoul High Court
  • 1995-1996Judge, Administrative Bureau of Supreme Court
  • 1991-1994Judge, Northern, Western Branch of Seoul District Court
  • 1989-1990Judge, Chonju District Court
  • 1985-1988Judge, Seoul District Court
  • 1982-1984Judicial Research & Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
  • 1994University of Michigan Law School (LL.M.)
  • 1979-1983Seoul National University, College of Law (LL.B.)
Bar Admissions
  • 1984Korea
  • Korean Bar Association

Korean, English, Japanese

Professional Activities
  • Judicial Precedents Relating to Information Law”, Korea Association for Informedia Law, 2006 (co-authored)
  • “Various Aspects of Court Practices [Civil Litigations]”, Office of Court Administration, Co-authored, 2005
  • “Copyright Act”, Materials for Lecture at the Judicial Research & Training Institute,Supreme Court of Korea, 2001~2003
  • “Review on Indemnification by Regular Payment to Seriously Damaged Victims”, Various Issues in Civil Litigations Volume 10, 2000
  • “Trend of Search of Legal Information”, Informadia Law, 3rd Issue, 1997
  • “Allision”, Office of Court Administration, Materials for Judgment, Volume 5, 1991
Professional Accolades

  • "Leading Individual" for Intellectual Property, Chambers Asia, 2018-2023
  • "Leading Individual" for Intellectual Property, Chambers Global, 2019-2022
  • "Leading Lawyer" for Intellectual Property, Legal Times, 2017, 2019, 2021
  • "Recommended Lawyer” for Intellectual Property, Legal500, 2014, 2019-2020
  • "Leading Individual” for Intellectual Property, Legal500, 2015-2018
  • "Recommended Lawyer” for Dispute Resolution, Legal500, 2018
  • "Recommended Lawyer” for TMT, Legal500, 2018

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