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Duck Soon CHANG Attorney

Duck Soon CHANG Attorney
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T.+82-2-3703-1830F.+82-2-737-9091/9092E.ducksoon.chang@kimchang.com

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Duck-Soon Chang is an attorney at Kim & Chang. His principal practice areas include IP litigation, technology licensing, antitrust, and international arbitration.

Mr. Chang is currently the president of the Intellectual Property Training Institute of the Seoul Bar Association and a committee member of Korean Internet Address Dispute Resolution Committee. He was an advisor on IP related policies at Korea Fair Trade Commission from 2011 to 2014, and he also served as an advisor to the Korea Trade Commission (an equivalent to the USITC) on IP matters from 2008 to 2011. In addition, he spent several years as the outside director of Yuhan Corporation, Seoul, Korea. He now has more than 20 years of experience as an arbitrator for the Korea Commercial Arbitration Board.

Mr. Chang has been recommended as a Band 1 IP attorney for Korea by Chambers Asia since 2008 and has been selected as one of the world’s most preeminent patent lawyers by the International Who’s Who Legal every year since 2009.

Mr. Chang graduated from Seoul National University with a Bachelor of Laws degree and received an LL.M. degree from Harvard Law School. He is admitted to the Korean Bar and the Bars in the States of New York and California. He was a foreign attorney at Latham & Watkins from 1999 to 2000.

Profile

Experience

Neutral, WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center (2015-Present)

Advisor on IP Related Policies, Korea Fair Trade Commission (2011-2014)

Kim & Chang (2010-Present)

Committee Member, Statutes Interpretation Review Committee, Ministry of Government Legislation (2010-Present)

Committee Member, Korean Internet Address Dispute Resolution Committee (2010-Present)

Outside Counsel, Korean Ministry of Strategy and Finance (2009-2010)

President, IP Training Institute managed by Seoul Bar Association (2009-Present)

Advisor on IP Matters, Korea Trade Commission (2008-2011)

Yoon & Yang LLC, Seoul (2006-2010)

Board Member, Korean Bar Association (2006-2008)

Member, MOU Compliance Review Committee, Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation (2003-2006)

Latham & Watkins, Los Angeles, California (1999-2000)

Outside Director, Yuhan Corporation, Seoul (1998-2001)

Director of International Affairs, Seoul Bar Association (1995-1997)

Arbitrator, Korea Commercial Arbitration Board (1992-Present)

First Law Offices of Korea, Seoul (1992-2005)

Lecturer, International Intellectual Property Training Institute, Korean Intellectual Property Office (1992-1995)

Lewis D’Amato Brisbois & Bisgaard, San Francisco, California (1990)

Central International Law Firm, Seoul (1985-1992)

Representative Activitiesshow

Awards

  • Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Intellectual Property (Who’s Who Legal, 2019)
  • Dispute Resolution Star, Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific: Intellectual Property (Euromoney, 2018-2019) 
  • Recommended Individual for Litigation in Korea, IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals (IAM, 2018) 
  • IP Star, Managing Intellectual Property (2014-2017) 
  • Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Intellectual Property (Chambers and Partners, 2008-2019) 
  • Leading Individual, Chambers Global, Intellectual Property (Chambers and Partners, 2008-2019)

Publications/Activities
    • KIPO Begins Policing “Idea Theft” Unfair Competition (Co-author, International Law Office, 2019.1.) 
    • “Evidence Collection in Civil Patent Infringement Litigation,” 2018 TIPA International Intellectual Property Litigation Conference (Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO), 2018.11.) 
    • “Patent Disputes in Korea – Overview and Case Study,” Patente 2018 Conference (Management Circle AG, 2018.5.) 
    • Chambers Global Practice Guide - Patent Litigation 2017: Korea chapter (Co-author, Chambers and Partners, 2017) 
    • “Trends in International IP Litigation”, The HARVARD Law School Conference: Intellectual Property Law (HARVARD Law School, 2016.10.) 
    • “Valuing SEPs Around the World: Are we any closer to a solution to determining 'FRAND',” The 16th Annual Sedona Conference on Patent Litigation (The Sedona Conference, 2016.10.) 
    • Amended IP Rights Guideline Takes Effect (Co-author, International Law Office, 2016.6.) 
    • Patent Act Amended to Implement Patent Law Treaty (Co-author, International Law Office, 2015) 
    • Supreme Court Rejects KIPO's Examination Practice for 3D Marks (Co-author, World Trademark Review Daily, 2015) 
    • “Global Patent Litigation: How and Where to Win”, Global IP Project (Global IP Project, 2015.1.) 
    • “Consideration in Global Patent Wars”, 2014 IP Institute Conference (Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, NYU School of Law, 2014.12.) 
    • GCR (Global Competition Review) Know-How - IP & Antitrust: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2014.5.) 
    • Intellectual Property and the Internet: A Global Guide to Protecting Intellectual Property Online 2014 (Co-author, Globe Law and Business, 2014) 
    • International Copyright Law: A Practical Global Guide 2013, Korea chapter (Co-author, Globe Business Publishing Ltd., 2013) 
    • Intellectual Property in Electronics and Software: A Global Guide to Rights and Their Applications 2013, Korea chapter (Co-author, Globe Business Publishing Ltd., 2013) 
    • Intellectual Property & Antitrust 2010: Korea chapter (Co-author, Global Competition Review, 2010)

Education

    Harvard Law School (LL.M., 1990)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1984)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1983)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1985; New York, 1991; California, 1991

Languages

Korean, English

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Duck Soon CHANG Attorney


T. +82-2-3703-1830      F. +82-2-737-9091/9092     


  




Duck-Soon Chang is an attorney at Kim & Chang. His principal practice areas include IP litigation, technology licensing, antitrust, and international arbitration.

Mr. Chang is currently the president of the Intellectual Property Training Institute of the Seoul Bar Association and a committee member of Korean Internet Address Dispute Resolution Committee. He was an advisor on IP related policies at Korea Fair Trade Commission from 2011 to 2014, and he also served as an advisor to the Korea Trade Commission (an equivalent to the USITC) on IP matters from 2008 to 2011. In addition, he spent several years as the outside director of Yuhan Corporation, Seoul, Korea. He now has more than 20 years of experience as an arbitrator for the Korea Commercial Arbitration Board.

Mr. Chang has been recommended as a Band 1 IP attorney for Korea by Chambers Asia since 2008 and has been selected as one of the world’s most preeminent patent lawyers by the International Who’s Who Legal every year since 2009.

Mr. Chang graduated from Seoul National University with a Bachelor of Laws degree and received an LL.M. degree from Harvard Law School. He is admitted to the Korean Bar and the Bars in the States of New York and California. He was a foreign attorney at Latham & Watkins from 1999 to 2000.






    Neutral, WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center (2015-Present)

    Advisor on IP Related Policies, Korea Fair Trade Commission (2011-2014)

    Kim & Chang (2010-Present)

    Committee Member, Statutes Interpretation Review Committee, Ministry of Government Legislation (2010-Present)

    Committee Member, Korean Internet Address Dispute Resolution Committee (2010-Present)

    Outside Counsel, Korean Ministry of Strategy and Finance (2009-2010)

    President, IP Training Institute managed by Seoul Bar Association (2009-Present)

    Advisor on IP Matters, Korea Trade Commission (2008-2011)

    Yoon & Yang LLC, Seoul (2006-2010)

    Board Member, Korean Bar Association (2006-2008)

    Member, MOU Compliance Review Committee, Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation (2003-2006)

    Latham & Watkins, Los Angeles, California (1999-2000)

    Outside Director, Yuhan Corporation, Seoul (1998-2001)

    Director of International Affairs, Seoul Bar Association (1995-1997)

    Arbitrator, Korea Commercial Arbitration Board (1992-Present)

    First Law Offices of Korea, Seoul (1992-2005)

    Lecturer, International Intellectual Property Training Institute, Korean Intellectual Property Office (1992-1995)

    Lewis D’Amato Brisbois & Bisgaard, San Francisco, California (1990)

    Central International Law Firm, Seoul (1985-1992)






Awards

  •   Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Intellectual Property (Who’s Who Legal, 2019)
  •   Dispute Resolution Star, Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific: Intellectual Property (Euromoney, 2018-2019) 
  •   Recommended Individual for Litigation in Korea, IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals (IAM, 2018) 
  •   IP Star, Managing Intellectual Property (2014-2017) 
  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Intellectual Property (Chambers and Partners, 2008-2019) 
  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Global, Intellectual Property (Chambers and Partners, 2008-2019)

Publications/Activities

  •   KIPO Begins Policing “Idea Theft” Unfair Competition (Co-author, International Law Office, 2019.1.) 
  •   “Evidence Collection in Civil Patent Infringement Litigation,” 2018 TIPA International Intellectual Property Litigation Conference (Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO), 2018.11.) 
  •   “Patent Disputes in Korea – Overview and Case Study,” Patente 2018 Conference (Management Circle AG, 2018.5.) 
  •   Chambers Global Practice Guide - Patent Litigation 2017: Korea chapter (Co-author, Chambers and Partners, 2017) 
  •   “Trends in International IP Litigation”, The HARVARD Law School Conference: Intellectual Property Law (HARVARD Law School, 2016.10.) 
  •   “Valuing SEPs Around the World: Are we any closer to a solution to determining 'FRAND',” The 16th Annual Sedona Conference on Patent Litigation (The Sedona Conference, 2016.10.) 
  •   Amended IP Rights Guideline Takes Effect (Co-author, International Law Office, 2016.6.) 
  •   Patent Act Amended to Implement Patent Law Treaty (Co-author, International Law Office, 2015) 
  •   Supreme Court Rejects KIPO's Examination Practice for 3D Marks (Co-author, World Trademark Review Daily, 2015) 
  •   “Global Patent Litigation: How and Where to Win”, Global IP Project (Global IP Project, 2015.1.) 
  •   “Consideration in Global Patent Wars”, 2014 IP Institute Conference (Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, NYU School of Law, 2014.12.) 
  •   GCR (Global Competition Review) Know-How - IP & Antitrust: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2014.5.) 
  •   Intellectual Property and the Internet: A Global Guide to Protecting Intellectual Property Online 2014 (Co-author, Globe Law and Business, 2014) 
  •   International Copyright Law: A Practical Global Guide 2013, Korea chapter (Co-author, Globe Business Publishing Ltd., 2013) 
  •   Intellectual Property in Electronics and Software: A Global Guide to Rights and Their Applications 2013, Korea chapter (Co-author, Globe Business Publishing Ltd., 2013) 
  •   Intellectual Property & Antitrust 2010: Korea chapter (Co-author, Global Competition Review, 2010)





Education

    Harvard Law School (LL.M., 1990)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1984)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1983)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1985; New York, 1991; California, 1991


Languages
  •    Korean, English





Intellectual Property ,  Antitrust & Competition ,  Mergers & Acquisitions ,  Insurance ,  International Arbitration & Cross-Border Litigation ,  Trademark ,  Antitrust & Competition Litigation ,  Intellectual Property Litigation ,  Product Liability & Consumer Claims ,  Copyright ,  Licensing & IP Transactions ,  US ,  IP Counseling & Strategy