Kil-Chae Park

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Kil-Chae Park entered the public office by public competition in 1995 at a deputy-director level, and served at the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Korean Intellectual Property Office (as an examiner of the Organic Chemistry Examination Division, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Examination Division, and Biotechnology Examination Division, as a Director of the Fine Chemistry Examination Division, Environment and Energy Examination Division, Housing Technology Examination Division), IP Tribunal (Advisory Officer, Litigation Representative for KIPO, Re-examiner), Supreme Court (Patent Advisor), and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (diplomat), etc. Mr. Park is an expert who handled more than 400 patent trials and litigation cases, and currently specializes in litigation in the fields of chemical engineering, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals, and conducts research, analysis and consultations regarding IP.

Mr. Park graduated from the Department of Chemical Engineering (Bachelor's degree) at Yonsei University, completed Law School (Master/Doctoral) at Chungnam National University, trained at Haseltine Lake & Law firm, Bristol, UK, and lectured at Seoul National University, Yonsei University, the Intellectual Property Training Institute, and the Invention Promotion Association. He is a board member of the Trade Committee (Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy), Appeal Committee (Central Prosecutor's Office), the Small and Medium Business Dispute Mediation Committee (the Ministry of Small and Medium Business), and the Korean Patent Law Association.

Mr. Park processed more than 400 cases including the secondary battery case of company L, anode material case of company E, autoimmune vaccine case of company S, anticancer protein vaccine case of company C, apixaban case of company H, anti-rust composition case of company S, abrasives case of company C, and chizochitrium case of company C. In addition, he has authored a few books and about 30 academic papers on patent law issues.

Representative Experience

2015-Present Bae, Kim & Lee IP
2014-2015 Darae Law & IP Firm
2012-2014 Director, Environment & Energy Examination Division and Housing Technology Examination Division, KIPO
2007-2012 Chief Examiner, Fine Chemistry Division, KIPO & Tribunal Judge, IPTAB
2003-2007 Litigation Performer, Trial Research officer and Executive Adviser of Chief Trial Examiner, IPTAB / Patent Adviser, Litigation Bureau, Supreme Court of Korea
2001-2002 Haseltine & Lake Law Firm (Bristol, UK)
1996-2003 Examiner, KIPO
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2018-Present Member, Appeal Committee, Seoul Central Prosecutor's Office
2017-Present Board member, Trade Committee, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy
2014-Present Member, SME (Small and Medium Enterprise) Dispute Mediation and Arbitration Committee, Ministry of SMEs and Startups
2013-Present Director, Korean Patent Law Society
2013-2013 Member, Standard Textbook Compilation Committee for Patent Law, IIPTI
2008-2008 Lecturer on the Patent Law, Middle-level examiner course and Tribunal Judge course, International Intellectual Property Training Institute (IIPTI)
2006-2016 Member, Evaluation Committee, Daedeok Research and Development Special Zone Promotion Foundation, Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI), and Public Procurement Service
2006-2008 Lecturer on the Patent Law, Seoul National University Graduate School of Engineering, Yonsei University Graduate School of Engineering, and the Korea Invention Promotion Association (KIPA)
2004-2004 Member for Revisions to Trial Handbook, IPTAB

Representative Matters

Led more than 40 trial/litigation cases (secondary battery, Herceptin, phase difference film, OLED material, etc.)


2006 Chungnam National University (LLD, Patent Law)
2001 Chungnam National University (LLM, Patent Law)
1996 Yonsei University (B.E., Chemical Engineering)

Selected Activities

One Hundred Patent Cases of Japan (co-interpreter)
Study on Requirements for Drafting Patent Specifications (focused on the main issues in the field of chemistry)
Interpretation of Patent Law (co-author)
Study on the Requirements for Post-Amendment under Korean Patent Law (Intellectual Property 21)
Study on the Patentability of Business Model


2003 Patent Attorney (Korea)