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Chun Y. YANG Attorney (Admitted in New York and Washington, D.C.)

T.+82-2-3703-1217 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Chun Y. YANG Attorney
Chun Y. YANG Attorney

Chun Y. YANGAttorney (Admitted in New York and Washington, D.C.)

T.+82-2-3703-1217 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.cyyang@kimchang.com

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Chun Y. Yang is a senior foreign attorney at Kim & Chang. He has extensive experience in the areas of patent litigation, trade secret, criminal and other government investigations, antitrust, government affairs, and data protection – involving multiple jurisdictions, including Korea, the United States, Japan, Europe and Taiwan. He was a lead member of the team to successfully defend multinational company defendants in two of Korea's largest criminal trade secret cases, all the way to the Korean Supreme Court. 

Prior to joining Kim & Chang, Mr. Yang worked at Fish & Neave in New York (1992-1996), Finnegan Henderson in Washington, D.C. (1997-1998), and as an in-house counsel at Symbol Technologies (1998-2000). He served as a law clerk to Judge Raymond C. Clevenger, III at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in 1996-1997. He received his undergraduate degree in physics from Harvard College (1989) and his J.D. degree from Harvard Law School (1992). 

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Experience

Kim & Chang (2000-Present) 

Corporate Counsel, Symbol Technologies, Inc. (1998-2000) 

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, L.L.P. (1997-1998) 

Law Clerk to Honorable Raymond C. Clevenger, III, US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (1996-1997) 

Fish & Neave (1992-1996)

Representative Activitiesshow

Awards

  • Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Intellectual Property (Who’s Who Legal, 2019) 
  • Leading Lawyer for Intellectual Property, Legal Times Leading Lawyers 2017 (Legal Times, 2017) 
  • MIP IP Star, IP Stars (Euromoney, 2014-2015, 2017-2018) 
  • Recommended Individual for Litigation in Korea, IAM Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent Practitioners (IAM, 2014-2018) 
  • Leading Patent Practitioner, Expert Guides: Guide to the World's Leading Patent Law Practitioners (Euromoney, 2013, 2015) 
  • Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Intellectual Property (Euromoney, 2012-2013) 
  • Leading Patent Practitioner, IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners (IAM, 2012-2013) 
  • Recommended Lawyer, PLC Which Lawyer? (PLC, 2012) 
  • Leading Lawyer, PLC Which Lawyer? (PLC, 2011) 
  • Leading Patent Litigator, IAM Patent Litigation 250 (IAM, 2011) 
  • Sole recipient for IP in Korea, International Law Office Client Choice Award (2011) 
  • “Highly Recommended,” MIP IP Handbook (Euromoney, 2011) 
  • Leading Individual, Chambers Global: Intellectual Property (Chambers and Partners, 2011-2017) 
  • Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific: Intellectual Property (Chambers and Partners, 2010-2017) 
  • Leading Technology Licensing Practitioner, IAM Licensing 250 (IAM, 2010-2011) 
  • Leading Expert for IP in Korea, Legal Media Group Expert Guide, IFLR 1000 (Euromoney) 
  • “Outstanding Practitioner,” The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (Legalease, 2010-2011) 
  • “Really Dedicated” and “Top Ranking Legal and IP Professional,” Asialaw Profiles (Euromoney, 2010) 
  • “Brilliant Communicator,” “Foreign Clients’ Go-to Guy on Cross-Border Litigation” and “Truly Excellent and Dependable,” Chambers Global (2011) and Chambers Asia-Pacific (2008-2011)

Publications/Activities
    • Trade Secret Protection: A Global Guide – Korea Chapter, Globe Law and Business (Co-author, 2015) 
    • Korean Customs Actions Become Available for Patent and Design Rights, BNA’s World Intellectual Property Report (Co-author, 2013) 
    • “International Post-Grant and Related Proceedings” Chapter of Patent Office Litigation, Korea Section (Co-author, Thomson Reuters Westlaw, 2012) 
    • KFTC Amends Guidelines on Exercise of Intellectual Property Rights, BNA’s World Intellectual Property Report (Co-author, 2010) 
    • Global Patent Litigation: Strategy and Practice – Korea Chapter (Lead Author, Hoyng & Eijsvogels 2008) 
    • Korean Patent Practice: Towards Stronger Patent Protection, US-Korea Business Council, Forum on IP Rights Issues (2008) 
    • Panelist, “How to Develop U.S. Clients – International Private Practice Viewpoint (Korea),” AIPLA Annual Meeting (2006) 
    • Panelist, “Basics of Korean Patent Law – Patent Filings, Licensing and Litigation in Korea,” NIP22 Int’l Conference on Digital Printing Tech’s (2006) 
    • Panelist, “Practical Tips on Licensing and Commercializing IP in Korea,” LES International Seoul Conference (Korea) (2006) 
    • Korea Proposes Overhaul to Employee Invention Laws, International Briefings, MIP (Co-author, 2005.10.)

Education

    Harvard Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1992) 

    Harvard College (B.A., Physics, cum laude, 1989)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, New York, 1992; Washington, D.C., 1999 

    US Patent and Trademark Office, 1993 

    US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1993 

    Eastern and Southern District Courts of New York, 1993 

    Supreme Court of the United States, 1997

Languages

Korean, English and Japanese (conversational)

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Chun Y. YANG
Attorney (Admitted in New York and Washington, D.C.)


T. +82-2-3703-1217      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Chun Y. Yang is a senior foreign attorney at Kim & Chang. He has extensive experience in the areas of patent litigation, trade secret, criminal and other government investigations, antitrust, government affairs, and data protection – involving multiple jurisdictions, including Korea, the United States, Japan, Europe and Taiwan. He was a lead member of the team to successfully defend multinational company defendants in two of Korea's largest criminal trade secret cases, all the way to the Korean Supreme Court. 

Prior to joining Kim & Chang, Mr. Yang worked at Fish & Neave in New York (1992-1996), Finnegan Henderson in Washington, D.C. (1997-1998), and as an in-house counsel at Symbol Technologies (1998-2000). He served as a law clerk to Judge Raymond C. Clevenger, III at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in 1996-1997. He received his undergraduate degree in physics from Harvard College (1989) and his J.D. degree from Harvard Law School (1992). 






    Kim & Chang (2000-Present) 

    Corporate Counsel, Symbol Technologies, Inc. (1998-2000) 

    Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, L.L.P. (1997-1998) 

    Law Clerk to Honorable Raymond C. Clevenger, III, US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (1996-1997) 

    Fish & Neave (1992-1996)






Awards

  •   Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Intellectual Property (Who’s Who Legal, 2019) 
  •   Leading Lawyer for Intellectual Property, Legal Times Leading Lawyers 2017 (Legal Times, 2017) 
  •   MIP IP Star, IP Stars (Euromoney, 2014-2015, 2017-2018) 
  •   Recommended Individual for Litigation in Korea, IAM Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent Practitioners (IAM, 2014-2018) 
  •   Leading Patent Practitioner, Expert Guides: Guide to the World's Leading Patent Law Practitioners (Euromoney, 2013, 2015) 
  •   Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Intellectual Property (Euromoney, 2012-2013) 
  •   Leading Patent Practitioner, IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners (IAM, 2012-2013) 
  •   Recommended Lawyer, PLC Which Lawyer? (PLC, 2012) 
  •   Leading Lawyer, PLC Which Lawyer? (PLC, 2011) 
  •   Leading Patent Litigator, IAM Patent Litigation 250 (IAM, 2011) 
  •   Sole recipient for IP in Korea, International Law Office Client Choice Award (2011) 
  •   “Highly Recommended,” MIP IP Handbook (Euromoney, 2011) 
  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Global: Intellectual Property (Chambers and Partners, 2011-2017) 
  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific: Intellectual Property (Chambers and Partners, 2010-2017) 
  •   Leading Technology Licensing Practitioner, IAM Licensing 250 (IAM, 2010-2011) 
  •   Leading Expert for IP in Korea, Legal Media Group Expert Guide, IFLR 1000 (Euromoney) 
  •   “Outstanding Practitioner,” The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (Legalease, 2010-2011) 
  •   “Really Dedicated” and “Top Ranking Legal and IP Professional,” Asialaw Profiles (Euromoney, 2010) 
  •   “Brilliant Communicator,” “Foreign Clients’ Go-to Guy on Cross-Border Litigation” and “Truly Excellent and Dependable,” Chambers Global (2011) and Chambers Asia-Pacific (2008-2011)

Publications/Activities

  •   Trade Secret Protection: A Global Guide – Korea Chapter, Globe Law and Business (Co-author, 2015) 
  •   Korean Customs Actions Become Available for Patent and Design Rights, BNA’s World Intellectual Property Report (Co-author, 2013) 
  •   “International Post-Grant and Related Proceedings” Chapter of Patent Office Litigation, Korea Section (Co-author, Thomson Reuters Westlaw, 2012) 
  •   KFTC Amends Guidelines on Exercise of Intellectual Property Rights, BNA’s World Intellectual Property Report (Co-author, 2010) 
  •   Global Patent Litigation: Strategy and Practice – Korea Chapter (Lead Author, Hoyng & Eijsvogels 2008) 
  •   Korean Patent Practice: Towards Stronger Patent Protection, US-Korea Business Council, Forum on IP Rights Issues (2008) 
  •   Panelist, “How to Develop U.S. Clients – International Private Practice Viewpoint (Korea),” AIPLA Annual Meeting (2006) 
  •   Panelist, “Basics of Korean Patent Law – Patent Filings, Licensing and Litigation in Korea,” NIP22 Int’l Conference on Digital Printing Tech’s (2006) 
  •   Panelist, “Practical Tips on Licensing and Commercializing IP in Korea,” LES International Seoul Conference (Korea) (2006) 
  •   Korea Proposes Overhaul to Employee Invention Laws, International Briefings, MIP (Co-author, 2005.10.)





Education

    Harvard Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1992) 

    Harvard College (B.A., Physics, cum laude, 1989)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, New York, 1992; Washington, D.C., 1999 

    US Patent and Trademark Office, 1993 

    US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1993 

    Eastern and Southern District Courts of New York, 1993 

    Supreme Court of the United States, 1997


Languages
  •    Korean, English and Japanese (conversational)





Intellectual Property ,  Privacy & Data Security ,  Antitrust & Competition ,  Litigation ,  Corporate Investigations & White Collar Defense ,  Trade Secret & Corporate Information Protection ,  Intellectual Property Litigation ,  IP Counseling & Strategy ,  Patent ,  US ,  Telecommunications & ICT