Dong-Hwan Kim of Lee International IP & Law Group

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Mr. Dong Hwan Kim is a Korean lawyer at Lee Intentional IP & Law Group and a member of the firm’s Litigation Team. Mr. Kim has served as lead counsel to both foreign and domestic corporations in large-scale litigation and consultation matters. Mr. Kim has litigated diverse civil, criminal and corporate cases representing a wide range of clients including major domestic and foreign companies and high profile persons. Mr. Kim has also represented clients in connection with IP licensing and transactional matters and served as counsel on behalf of the top Korean entertainers, broadcasters, and entertainment agencies.

Mr. Kim attended the University of Pennsylvania Law School LL.M. program, an in-service training program of Lee International IP & Law Group, to learn more about different legal systems and to study various legal issues. After graduation, he spent one year at the McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP San Diego office, working on litigation cases.

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Establishment of Korea’s International Court for International IP Cases

IP cases, by their nature, proceed in more than one country simultaneously.  For instance, the patent lawsuits between Samsung and Apple have occurred at the same time in the courts of more than 10 different countries including Korea, the U.S., Germany, Japan, the Netherlands and Australia.  Because these cases are proceeding simultaneously, IP right holders … Continue Reading

Extraterritorial Application of Unfair Trade Laws: Foreign Government Agencies May Restrict U.S. Companies from Exercising Their IP Rights in the United States

** Originally published by DRI in August 2017 edition of For The Defense ** Intellectual property laws are aimed at allowing intellectual property owners to hold rights in their property for a certain period of time to the exclusion of all others. Exclusivity is the essential purpose of intellectual property rights. Conversely, the essence of fair … Continue Reading