Tae Guen Kim

  • Attorney
  • Partner
  • T. +82-2-3404-6528
  • F. +82-2-3404-0805
  • E. taeguen.kim@bkl.co.kr

Overview

Tae Guen Kim is a partner in the Intellectual Property Group at Bae, Kim & Lee LLC. Mr. Kim advises clients on various aspects of intellectual property, including patent and trademark enforcement and IP transactional matters. Having an electrical engineering background, Mr. Kim mainly handles disputes and licenses involving technology or patent. Mr. Kim also represents clients in multi-jurisdictional patent litigation, acting as the Korea counsel to clients involved in litigation overseas.

Mr. Kim earned B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Seoul National University, completed the 37th Judicial Research and Training Institute course, and joined BKL. He also obtained LL.M. degree from University of Southern California Gould School of Law since his admission to the Korean Patent Bar.

Representative Experience

2008-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC

Representative Matters

Represented ETRI, KRIBB, KRICT on their respective tax-related disputes
Represented and advised Samsung Electronics in relation to employee inventions
Advised Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute on a license agreement and related dispute
Advised and represented foreign printer manufacturer on intellectual property right and related dispute
Advising KT Corp in a claim for damages arising out of the leakage of the personal information of 8.7 million users
Represented ETRI, KRIBB, KRICT on their respective tax-related disputes
Represented and advised Samsung Electronics in relation to employee inventions
Advised Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute on a license agreement and related dispute
Advised and represented foreign printer manufacturer on intellectual property right and related dispute
Advised Chungho Nais in a patent infringement dispute with Coway
Advised LVMH Cosmetics in various disputes and legal issues
Advised LG Chem in a trade secret infringement claim against its former employees
Advised KT Corp and SK Telecom in disputes over the copyright of ringback tones
Advised LG Electronics on the establishment of a water treatment joint venture with Hitachi
Advising KT Corp in a claim for damages arising out of the leakage of the personal information of 8.7 million users
Advised GE Healthcare on the collection of patient information
Advised Cheil Industries on issues related to a non-compete agreement
Advised a global finance company on the cross-border transfer of personal information
Advised luxury brands including Tiffany and Guerlain on the management of personal information
Advised GS Home Shopping on the use of personal information for marketing purpose
Advised a pharmaceutical company on employee inventions

Education

2013 University of Southern California Gould School of Law (LL.M.)
2008 Judicial Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
2003 Seoul National University (B.S.)

Qualifications

2008 Korea
2003 Patent Attorney (Korea)