China Team

Kim, Inhan
Summary of Practice
Inhan Kim is a partner and member of the firm's patent department, where his practice focuses on patent prosecution and appeals related to analog and digital circuits, electronics, semiconductors, telecommunications, e-commerce systems, video and audio coding algorithms, and security software for mobile devices.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Kim has worked as an in-house counsel on the patent teams of large electronic corporations in Korea, particularly in prosecution and licensing matters related to digital multimedia devices and was the appointed consultant of a global internet portal company, where he provided advice on patent issues when it established its Japanese subsidiary. Additionally, he specializes in patent searches for invalidation and freedom-to-operate issues in databases covering English and Japanese documents, as well as Korean.

Mr. Kim was admitted to the Korean Patent Bar in 1999 and is a member of the Korea Patent Attorneys Association and Asian Patent Attorneys Association.
College of Engineering, In-ha University (B.S., Automation Engineering, 1998)
Professional Experience
Admitted to the Korean Patent Bar (1999)
WONJON Patent & Law Firm (1999-2002)
Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd. (2003-2004)
Adjunct Professor, Electronics Engineering Department, INHA University (2007)
MIYOSHI & MIYOSHI International Patent Firm, Secondment (Japan, Tokyo, 2008)
Overseas Intellectual Property Protection Guide Book –JAPAN- (2009, KIPO)
Intellectual Property Management Manual for Entering the Korean Business Market in Japanese (2012, JETRO, Co-Author)
The guidelines for perfecting security interest or pledge of patents in foreign countries (2020, Korea Invention Promotion Association, Co-author)