Eui-in HWANG

  • Attorney
  • Partner
  • T. +82-2-3404-0123
  • F. +82-2-3404-0805
  • E. euiin.hwang@bkl.co.kr

Overview

In December 1986, a joint law firm, run by In Sub Kim, Jae Shik Lee and Eui-in Hwang, was expanded and newly established as a law firm Bae, Kim & Lee (later, the firm was converted to a limited liability company) with the participation of other two foundation attorneys, Myungin BAE and Jung-Hoon Lee Since Mr. Hwang has handled corporate civil and criminal litigation, rehabilitations and restructuring, as well as advising and representing clients in the area of intellectual property.

Starting to focus his practice on intellectual property matters in 2000, Mr. Hwang practiced intellectual property law while running Bae, Kim & Lee IP at the same time. As a civilian member of the Presidential Council on Intellectual Property directly responsible to the President between 2011 and July 2013, he was engaged in the establishment and evaluation of overall intellectual property policies (including creation, protection, and utilization of intellectual property rights).

Representative Experience

2000-2009 Managing Partner, Bae, Kim & Lee IP
1993 Visiting Researcher, Keio University Law School
1993 Visiting Scholar, University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law
1986-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
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2016 Commissioner, Ombudsman Committee for Companies Showing Signs of Insolvency
2012-2013 Chairman, Advisory Committee for the Protection of Intellectual Property
2011-2013 Commissioner, Presidential Council on Intellectual Property
2006-2009 Director, Educational Broadcasting System
2005-2008 Inspector, Science and Technology Policy Institute
2003-2011 Advisor Lawyer, Korean Broadcasting System
2003-2009 Commissioner, Listing Committee of KOSDAQ Market, Korea Exchange
2002-2009 Commissioner, Committee for Examination of Pro-bono, Korean Bar Association
2001-2005 Commissioner, Committee for Research on Patent Litigation, Korean Bar Association
1999-Present Arbitrator, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board
1999 Evaluator, Public Corporations Innovation of Operation Records, Planning and Budgeting Commission
1997-2002 Commissioner, Steering Committee on Cooperation in Civil Matters, Supreme Court of Korea
1996-1998 Composition Reorganization Commissioner and Administrator, Court of Korea

Representative Matters

Represented in a dispute between Hanam Pharmaceutical, on one hand, and La Roche & Co. and Roselle Ucraf société Anonyme on the other hand, concerning patent infringement
Represented in a dispute concerning Chamjiniseullo
Represented in a dispute between an individual and NC Soft concerning Lineage
Represented in a dispute concerning Lotty, a character of Lotte World
Represented in a dispute between LG Display and Sakae Tanaka and one other relating to the entry of transfer of patent rights
Represented in a dispute between Hanam Pharmaceutical, on one hand, and La Roche & Co. and Roselle Ucraf société Anonyme on the other hand, concerning patent infringement
Represented in a dispute concerning Chamjiniseullo
Represented in a dispute between an individual and NC Soft concerning Lineage
Represented in a dispute concerning Lotty, a character of Lotte World
Represented in a dispute between LG Display and Sakae Tanaka and one other relating to the entry of transfer of patent rights
Represented in a International arbitration between ETRI and CDMA concerning royalties
Represented in a dispute between LG Electronics and Matsushita Electric concerning PDP patent infringement
Represented in a dispute between Nikon and ASML (Netherlands) concerning patent infringement of semiconductor transfer device
Represented in a dispute concerning the third generation antibiotics between Hanmi Pharmaceutical, on one side, and Japan-based Dakeda and Germany-based Pfizer, the other side
Represented in a dispute between Jinheung Fine Chemical and Chevron Research Company concerning patent infringement
Represented in a dispute between a Germany-based Cortes and Korea Agro-Fisheries Trade Corp. concerning names of rose varieties
Represented in a dispute between Wolsey and Hi-Five concerning trademark infringement of golf wear
Represented in the dispute between Cutter & Buck and Taewonil Golfwear concerning trademark infringement of golf wear
Represented in a dispute concerning Diablo
Represented in a dispute concerning Aprica
Represented in a dispute concerning Soribada, a P2P platform
Represented in a dispute between Daehan Text Book and Chang Hun Gye and 37 others concerning illustrations contained in textbooks

Education

1993 University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law (LL.M.)
1985 Judicial Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
1981 Seoul National University (LL.M.)
1978 Seoul National University (LL.B.)

Selected Activities

Publications
A Research on the Method of Systematic Management of Research Results, Including Patents for Certain R&D Projects (Co-author, Ministry of Science and Technology, 2004)
A Research on the Financial System for Revitalization of M&As of Venture Businesses (Co-author, Korea Technology Transfer Center, 2003)
A Research and Analysis on the Introduction Method of PD Projects (Co-author, 2003)

Qualifications

2002 Technology Transfer Agent (Korea)
1985 Korea