Kim & Chang has been recognized as a top law firm in Korea in every category covered – patent prosecution, patent contentious, trademark prosecution, trademark contentious, copyright & related rights and IP transactions – by the Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) IP Stars 2022. This marks the 20th consecutive year that Kim & Chang has received this honor. Further, Kim & Chang is once again the only law firm in Korea that ranked as a Tier 1 firm for the trademark prosecution category.
In addition, 16 Kim & Chang professionals have been recognized as "IP Stars," "Notable Practitioners" and "Rising Stars." Duck-Soon Chang, Sang-Wook Han, Jay J. Kim, Young Kim, Man-Gi Paik, and Jay (Young-June) Yang have been recognized as "Patent Stars," Sung-Nam Kim, Ann Nam-Yeon Kwon, and Jay (Young-June) Yang as "Trademark Stars," Eun Jeong Cho, Eui Chul Hwang, Yunki Lee, Amy Seung Hyun Oh and Chun Y. Yang as "Notable Practitioners," and Seung-Chan Eom, Hong Seok Jang, and Jongmin Lee as "Rising Stars."
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