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Kim, Chang-Hyeon
Summary of Practice
Chang-Hyeon Kim is a partner and member of the firm's patent department, where his practice focuses on patent prosecution and appeals related to physics and automotives.

Additionally, Mr. Kim is an expert in design prosecution and played a significant role in ensuring Korea's membership into the Hague International Design System. Due to his expertise in this area, he currently serves on the Advisory Panel of the Design System established by the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO), as well as its Industrial Property Rights Legislative Committee, and is the author of numerous papers on related topics.

Mr. Kim was admitted to the Korean Patent Bar in 1999 and is a member of the Korea Patent Attorneys Association, Asian Patent Attorneys Association, AIPPI, and Korea Valuation Association.
College of Natural Sciences, Seoul National University (B.S., Physics, 1990)
Graduate School of Natural Sciences, Seoul National University (M.S., Physics, 1992)
Professional Experience
Racecar driver & racing team manager (1993-1995)
Part-time Professor/Lecturer, University of Seoul (1996-1999)
Admitted to the Korean Patent Bar (1999)
Automotive Columnist (1995-present)
Korean Certified Valuation Analyst (2008-present)
Court Expert Adviser
Advisory Panel of the Design System, KIPO (2011-present)
Legislative Counseling Officer for Industrial Property Rights, Ministry of Government Legislation (2011-present)
Member of KIPO’s Industrial Property Rights Legislative Committee (2015-present)
Angel Investor for Small and Medium Businesses (2016-present)