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China (IP) "Praised by clients for its 'excellent service,' 'creative thinking' and 'practical problem-solving.'"
– Managing Intellectual Property


Kim & Chang is dedicated to offering innovative and comprehensive solutions to clients in the Greater China Region, including the People’s Republic of China and Taiwan. 

China is among the top countries in terms of the number of patent/trademark filings, and is a major player in the global IP market.  Kim & Chang’s China IP Practice Team provides a full range of services in patent, trademark, utility model, design, and copyright law, including litigation, enforcement, dispute resolution, prosecution, transactions, and general counseling.  Many of our team members have been educated and have worked in China.  The extensive expertise and practical experience of our professionals allow us to better understand our Chinese clients’ specific needs and provide them with the best legal advice.  In addition to serving our Chinese clients, we also advise Korean companies doing business in China on various IP-related challenges and issues that may arise.

One-Stop Services

Our China IP Practice Team is composed of native Chinese attorneys, Korean patent attorneys, foreign legal consultants and support staff with extensive hands-on experience in various industries and technologies in China.  In particular, our Team is comprised of experts in patent, trademark, design, litigation, licensing and other IP-related matters.  We also work closely with other practices in the firm, including the general corporate, M&A, banking and finance, and labor practices, enabling us to handle all potential legal issues that clients may encounter in Korea.

Close Relationships and Cooperation with IP Experts in China

Our close relationships with renowned law firms and legal experts in China provide powerful resources for our clients.  Our wealth of attorneys and specialists who have academic or professional backgrounds in China offer highly effective and coordinated services grounded in their personal experience and networks.  Through our native Chinese attorneys and bilingual professionals, we are able to seamlessly and effectively communicate with and obtain the necessary assistance from law firms and experts in China, even for the most complex cases.

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Equipped with in-depth legal and technical knowledge and practical experience, our China IP Practice Team offers a wide range of legal services to clients ranging from small and medium-sized companies to large international companies in Korea and China.

IP Litigation and Related Legal Actions

We offer strategic legal advice on IP litigation and arbitration.  Our key practice areas include re-examination of final rejections, invalidation trial, infringement litigation, and other related civil and administrative actions. 



We provide our clients with integrated and comprehensive legal advice at all stages, from IP strategy/portfolio planning to prosecution, enforcement and IP management. Our team members are experienced and familiar with China’s unique legal system and the differences in examination practice between China and other countries.


IP Search and Legal Advice

We have the expertise and professional relationships to provide freedom-to-operate opinions, due diligence investigations, prior art searches, and trademark clearance searches.  We are always striving to provide the best legal advice in a rapidly changing and dynamic Chinese business environment.


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