Jeongdong Building, 17F
21-15 Jeongdong-gil, Jung-gu
Tel: +822.764.8855 / +2122.3900
Fax: +822.2122.3800 / +741.0328 / +745.5954
Contact: Jay Young-June Yang
Founded in 1972, Kim & Chang is the largest and most specialized law firm in Korea. Kim & Chang is a full service law firm based in Seoul with around 500 professionals including lawyers, tax lawyers, accountants, patent attorneys, and trademark attorneys. The professionals of Kim & Chang are top graduates of prestigious universities in Korea and abroad, including the United States, Europe and Japan. Many of our attorneys have practiced with major law firms abroad, adding their wealth of experience and expertise in specialized practice areas to the firm’s resources.
The expertise and multi-cultural background of Kim & Chang’s professionals make the firm the recognized leader in providing specialized, high-quality legal services for international issues and uniquely qualified to address the legal needs of international companies doing business in Korea.
The firm is active in all areas of legal practice. Our practice groups include securities, capital markets and banking, mergers and acquisitions, privatization, foreign investment, bankruptcy/corporate restructuring, human resources, antitrust and fair trade, international trade, product liability, real property/construction, environment, telecommunications and e-commerce, health care, intellectual property and technology, litigation and arbitration, tax and maritime law. Kim & Chang handles legal matters in English, German, French, Japanese, Chinese and Swedish, as well as Korean.
The Intellectual Property Group is the largest practice group within Kim & Chang, with more than 180 attorneys, patent attorneys, and trademark attorneys, and over 400 patent engineers, trademark paralegals and support staff. The IP Group provides a full range of patent, trademark, design, copyright, unfair competition, e-commerce, trade secrets, computer and Internet law expertise in the areas of litigation, enforcement, dispute resolution, prosecution, transactions, corporate due diligence, audits and general counseling. The IP Group also benefits from a close working relationship with other practice groups within the firm.
Many of the IP Group’s attorneys have been educated in Korea and abroad, including Japan, Europe and the United States, have practiced law abroad or have worked for international intellectual property organizations. Members also include former Korean judges, prosecutors and Korean Intellectual Property Office examiners. This depth of experience makes Kim & Chang’s IP Group the leading provider of IP services in Korea, handling legal issues in Korean, Japanese, English, French and German.
GAZETTE NEWS: December 2012: The KFTC Updates Sanctions for Violations of the Fairness in Labeling and Advertisements Act in Korea, by: Jay Young - June YANG, Kim & Chang
GAZETTE NEWS: March 2011: Introduction of original certificate service for trade secrets in Korea
Authors: Jay Young-June YANG, Dong Won KIM and Min Seo HWANG, Kim & Chang
October 2009: Fair Trade Commission’s revision of the consumer gifts regulation
Author: Jay Young - June Yang, Kim & Chang