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SUNG DUK KIM / Partner

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Biography

Sung Duk Kim is a Partner attorney at Yoon & Yang LLC and his practice areas include intellectual property, national defense and litigation and he is in charge of various civil/criminal disputes on patent, trademarks, copyrights, design, domain name, inventioan related to the duties, trade secret, license, franchise, etc. In particular, he is providing legal services on any and all legal/technical issues which may occur in connection with infringement of trade secret which frequently occurs these days. In addition, Attorney Kim has achieved remarkable results in disputes on nominal trust of shares and management right of listed companies and has yielded significant outcome in dispute on shares relating to inheritance by acquiring a new precedent from the court regarding whether inheritance tax burden on inherited shares falls under the scope of interitance expenses such as Supreme Court Decisions 2013Su33 and 2013Su44 rendered on June 24, 2013. Sung Duk Kim also has accumulated diverse experiences in administrative/civil litigations filed in the medical and pharmaceutical industries. He completed the LL.M courses at Washington University School of Law in 2016, and won the Spirit of Excellence Award and CALI Award.

Education

2016
University of Washington School of Law, LL.M.
2011
Completed the LLM course in Seoul National University Graduate School of Law
2010
Patent Training Center, the 7th Session, Seoul Bar Association
2007
Seoul National University College of Law, LL.B.

Experience

2019-present
Partner, Yoon & Yang LLC (formerly Yoon Yang Kim Shin & Yu, 2006-2009)
2010-18
Associate, Yoon & Yang LLC (formerly Yoon Yang Kim Shin & Yu, 2006-2009)

Publications

  • RESEARCH ON FILM WORK AND JOINT OWNERSHIP: THE UNITED STATES AND KOREA - Master Graduation Thesis (2016)
  • Getting The Deal Through :Defence & Security Procurement 2017 Korea Chapter  (co-author, 2017)

Representative Matters

[Intellectual Property]
  • Handled litigation on transfer of patent registration on vitro preparation apparatus
  • Handled preservation litigation on transfer of patent registration on turbo miachine
  • Handled litigation on infringement of utility model on shock mitigation equipment of delivery board of labeler
  • Handled litigation on infringement of trade secret on manufacturing of L Motors
  • Advised on dispute on infringement of trade secret on 76mm naval gun
  • Handled litigation on infringement of trade secret on wheel speed sensor of automobile
  • Handled litigation on infringement of trade secret on commonrail injector of automobile
  • Handled litigation on infringement of trademarks on Jang products such as chunjang
  • Handled litigation on infringement of service mark right of gene test
  • Handled litigation on development agreement of new construction technology
  • Advised on despute regarding violation of the Unfair Competition Prevention and Trade Secret Protection Act in connection with Penguin trademark
  • Advised on new technology of electricity
  • Handled litigation on infringement of copyrights on textbook
  • Handled criminal litigation on violation of the Personal Information Protection Act regarding medical IT
  • Handled litigation on compensation for employee’s invention in connection with invention of printer toner equipment
  • Advised on license agreement of patent right in China
[Medical/Pharmaceutical]
  • Handled administrative disposition litigation on steroid cosmetics
  • Handled administrative litigation on disposition of notification on standardized propduction practice of drugs (the so-called Bocchus notification case)
  • Handled litigation on claim for national compensation regarding disposition on asbestos-contained drugs
  • Advised on violation of the Toxic Chemicals Control Act
  • Handled criminal litigation on violation of the Pharmaceutical Affairs Act
  • Advised on deliberation of assessment on new medical technology
  • Advised on medical-related gene test
  • Handled medical litigation on pneumonectomy done to a patient with lung cancer suspect
  • Handled medical litigation on encephalopathy of fetus
[National Defense]
  • Handled litigation on bidding of unmanned surveillance vehicle
  • Participated in provision of advice on development of K-2 tank
[Dispute on Management Right/Inheritance of Shares]
  • Handled litigation on succession recovery claim of S group
  • Handled litigation on claim for transfer of shares with borrowed name for Y company and resolved management right dispute
  • Handled litigation on cancellation of merger and resolved dispute on minority sharehoder’s right for O company
  • Handled case regarding R group on partition adjudication of inherited property
[Corporate Litigation]
  • Handled dispute litigation on PF of Onui area, Chuncheon
  • Handled dispute litigation on PF of Geopyung Freya building
  • Handled dispute litigation on PF of housing site development project in Seongnam/Pangyo area
  • Advised on dispute litigation on PF of plant building in Southeast Asia
  • Handled dispute litigation on resale of developed housing site in Asan/Baebang area
  • Handled dispute litigation on movie production agreement
  • Handled dispute litigation on construction of musical fountain
  • Handled litigation on unfair trade practices
  • Advised on infringement of portrait rights of famous girl band

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Practice Area

Qualifications

  • 2010 Korea

Languages

  • Korean and English

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