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Ghyo-Sun Park

Ghyo-Sun Park

Senior Partner
Introduction

Mr. Ghyo-Sun Park is a senior partner at Shin & Kim. Mr. Park focuses on commercial litigation including intellectual property, product liability, mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance and international arbitration.

Mr. Park has been involved in many significant patent infringement cases and product liability cases including first Korean Tobacco Litigation. He has also provided legal advise to SBS, one of the premier private broadcasting station and KBL, one of the popular professional sports entity. Mr. Park serves as a member of Advisory Committee for Intellectual Property Rights of the Korea Trade Commission. Also, He has elected as the President of the KIPLA (Korean Intellectual Property Lawyers Association) in 2021.

Professional Career
  • 2023Outside Director, SBS Contents Hub
  • 2019-2023.3Outside Director, Genie Music
  • 2021-2022President, Korean Intellectual Property Lawyers Association (KIPLA)
  • 2019-2020Vice President, Korean Intellectual Property Lawyers Association (KIPLA)
  • 2012-2018Member, E-Commerce Mediation Committee, Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning
  • 2012-2014.2Director, Korean Bar Association
  • 2008-PresentMember, Advisory Committee on Intellectual Property Rights, Korea Trade Commission, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy
  • 2002-PresentLegal Counsel, Seoul Broadcasting System
  • 2000-2004Legal Counsel, Korean Intellectual Property Office
  • 2000-2016Legal Counsel, Korean Basketball League
  • 1996-2020.5Legal Counsel, ETRI
  • 1999Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garett & Dunner, Washington, D.C.
  • 1998Associate, Morrison & Foerster, Palo Alto, U. S. A.
  • 1991-PresentShin & Kim LLC
  • 1991Judical Research & Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
Education
  • 1996-1997U. C. Berkeley School of Law, Berkeley, CA, U.S.A. (LL.M.)
  • 1982-1986Seoul National University, College of Law, Seoul, Korea (LL.B.)
Bar Admissions
  • 1991Korea
  • 1997New York
Memberships
  • Korean Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
Languages

Korean, English

Professional Accolades

  • "Leading Individual" for Intellectual Property, Legal500, 2015-2018, 2024 / "Recommended Lawyer" for Intellectual Property, Legal500, 2014, 2019-2020
  • "Leading Individual" for Intellectual Property, Chambers Global/Chambers Asia, 2011-2024
  • "Leading Individual" for Dispute Resolution: Litigation, Chambers Global/Chambers Asia, 2012-2024
  • "Leading Lawyer" for Intellectual property, Dispute resolution, Asialaw Profiles, 2019-2024
  • "North Asia Top 15 Litigators", Asian Legal Business, 2023
  • "Leading Lawyer" for Intellectual Property, Legal Times, 2017, 2019, 2021-2022
  • "National Leader" for Litigation, Who's Who Legal, 2021
  • Litigation Award at the 4th Korea Legal Awards-lawsuit seeking damages for decreased prices of original drugs due to patent infringement
  • "Recommended Lawyer" for Dispute Resolution, Legal500, 2020
  • "Korea’s Top 100 Lawyers", Asia Business Law Journal, 2019

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