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Changse Leon KIM, Ph.D.
President
 
Education
State University of New York at Buffalo, Law School (J.D., 1975),

Member of the Board of the Buffalo Law Review (1973-1975),

University of Rochester, Department of Chemical Engineering (Ph.D., 1972),

Seoul National University, Department of Chemical Engineering (B.S., 1965).

Professional Qualifications
Admitted to Korean Patent Bar (1987)

New York State Bar (1989)

New Jersey State Bar (1975)

Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (1975)

Employment Background
Legal Counsel, Daewoo America, Inc. (1985-1987),

Legal Counsel & Executive Vice President, Daewoo Electronics Co., Ltd. (1983-1985),

Legal Counsel & Executive Managing Director, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Heavy Machinery Ltd. (1978-1982),

Patent Attorney, Exxon Chemical Co., New Jersey (1975-1978).

Publications
“Abuse of Patent Right in Korea” (in Japanese)(IPM, 2006)

“A Comparative Analysis of the Japanese Supreme Court Decision on Doctrine of Equivalents” (IPQ, 2002),

"Transition from Central to Peripheral Definition Patent Claim Interpretation System in Korea" (JPTOS, 1995),

"Enforcement Proceedings of Patent Rights in Korea" (JPTOS, 1993),

"The Utility Requirement for Patenting Therapeutic Inventions"(1975),

"Recent and Future Developments in the International Transfer of Technology" (1975).

Languages
Korean, English, Japanese and Chinese.
Representative IP Work
i) Representing ExxonMobil in patent invalidation trial (petrochemical)

ii) Representing The Dow Chemical in patent invalidation action (chemical composition)

iii) Representing F. Hoffmann La-Roche in a variety of patent infringement actions (bioengineering)

iv) Representing Raychem in a series of patent infringement actions (telecommunications)

v) Representing P&G in patent infringement actions (consumer goods)

vi) Representing GE in patent invalidation trial (polymer)

vii) Representing Grace in patent infringement action and patent invalidation trials (construction materials)

viii) Representing Hyosung Corporation in patent infringement action and patent invalidation action in Korea and in the U.S. (tire cord)

ix) Representing Daewoo Telecommunication in patent infringement action (semiconductor and computer) and

x) Representing Microsoft in patent infringement action brought against it (computer software).

 

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