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Attorney Tae Uk KANG is a partner of Bae, Kim & Lee LLC (“BKL”) and belongs to the Intellectual Property Practice Group and the Data Protection Team of BKL. Prior to joining BKL in March 2007, he worked as a judge for 5 years. Based on such experience, he now provides consultation and (civil/criminal) litigation services regarding intellectual property disputes, personal information protection, and all legal matters related to internet-service providers (including e-commerce and online game industry). He serves as a member of several expert committees related to intellectual property, personal information protection, e-commerce, game, etc., including Content Dispute Resolution Committee, and Advisory on Interpretation of Personal Information Protection Laws under the Ministry of the Interior, Korea Communication Commission and Personal Information Protection Commission.
  • Experience List
    2017. 4.-presentPublishing Director, Personal Information Protection Law Association
    2017-presentMember, Committee on Interpretation of Personal Information Laws, Korea Communications Commission
    2017-presentLegal Advisor, Personal Information Protection Commission
    2016. 7.-presentAppointed as the Member of the Deliberation Committee for Cancellation of Registered Periodicals in Gyonggi Province
    2015. 10.-presentMember, Seoul City Hope Economy Commission
    2014-presentMember, Content Dispute Resolution Committee
    2014-2016Member, Game Content Rating Board
    2013-2015Expert Member, Expert Committee on Creation, President Council on Intellectual Property
    2012-presentLegal Advisor for Copyright Integrated Services, Korea Copyright Commission
    2012-presentMember, Advisory Committee on Interpretation of Personal Information Protection Laws, Ministry of the Interior
    2007-presentBae, Kim & Lee LLC
    2005-2007. 2.Judge, Suwon District Court
    2002-2005Judge, Cheongju District Court
  • Education List
    2017Seoul National University Graduate School of Law (Ph.D.)
    2011University of Southern California (LL.M.)
    2004Seoul National University Graduate School of Law
    2002Judicial Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of the Republic of Korea
    1999Seoul National University, College of Law
  • "Recent cases in foreign countries regarding the use of actual copyrighted products in video games.”(C-Story, 2020)
    Analysis of the Recent Trend on Profiling Technology and Study on Privacy Policy Direction, Korea Internet & Security Agency (2018, Co-author)
    "Transfer of Personal Information in a Corporate Structural Change, Journal of Korean Law, Seoul National University" (2017, co-author)
    "A Study on the Protection of Ideas in Creative Works, Seoul National University, Doctoral Thesis" (2017)
    "The International Corporative Legal Guide to : Data Protection 2017 Edition-Korea", Global Legal Group (2017)
    "Privacy and Data Security Deskbook (South Korea part)" (2015, Hunton AK)
    "The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Copyright 2016 Edition – Korea", Global Legal Group (2015)
    Law and Policies for Personal Information Protection (2014, co-author)
    Guidebook for New Software Enterprises’ Using Works (2013)
    "A study on the joint infringement by multiple parties under US patent act" (2011)
    "Substantial Similarity in Musical Works" (2007)
    "Problems on Practical Affairs Related to Provisional Injunction of Non-Infringement of Patent Rights" (2006)
    "Scope of Protection of Technical Measures in Light of PS2-Mod Chip Case" (2006)
    "Cases Related to Infringement of Patents and Nullity Defense" (2006)
    "Paper on UCITA" (2002)
    "Protection of E-mail Related Privacy at Works" (2002)
    E-commerce Managers (4)-E-commerce-related Laws and Regulations (2000, co-author)
    "Duty and Damage Liability of Certifying Institutions" (2000, KISA Information Security Superior Paper Award Winner)
    "Legal Countermeasures for Abuse of Emails" (1999, KISA Information Security Superior Paper Award Winner)
  • Korean and Seoul Bar Associations
    New York Bar Association
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