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Korean Attorney

Mun Hui KIM

Ms. Mun Hui Kim is a partner in the IP & Technology Team of the Corporate Group. Ms. Kim, an expert in entertainment and media law, specializes in IP matters including copyright, trademark, unfair competition and trade secret. She actively provides legal advice to major Korean broadcasting stations, film production companies, investment and distribution companies, management companies, record producers, record distributors, game companies and internet companies in the areas of entertainment and media contents, such as broadcasting, movies, games, performance, internet, artist management and sports. Recently, she has been advising on the matters related to investment in entertainment business and joint production in relation to China.

Education Close

  • Visiting Scholar, Fordham University School of Law
  • American University Washington College of Law (Intellectual Property Summer Program)
  • American University Washington College of Law (Legal English Program)
  • Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (B.A. in Chinese Language Studies) (1999)

Experience Close

  • 2015-PresentPartner, JIPYONG LLC
  • 2020-PresentLegal Advisor, Korea Entertainment Management Association
  • 2020-PresentArbitrator, Content Dispute Resolution Committee
  • 2019-PresentMember, SBS Tele-viewers Committee
  • 2016-PresentAdvisor, Broadcasting Content Int’l Dispute Legal Advisory Group, Korea Communications Commission
  • 2016-PresentArbitrator, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board
  • 2018-2019Member, the Terrestrial Television Advertising Voluntary Deliberation Committee
  • 2007-2015Associate, Yulchon LLC
  • 2005-2007Associate, DW Partners
  • 2005Judicial Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea

Honors and Recognitions Close

  

  • 2020-2021Asialaw, Notable practitioner (Media and entertainment)
  • 2020-2021Leading Lawyer in Entertainment Practice, Legal Times
  • 2019Received an award for the Leader of the Next Generation in the 2nd Korean Arbitration Award co-hosted by Korean Commercial Arbitration Board and Korea Economic Daily
  • 2019Chambers Asia-Pacific, Recognised Practitioner (Technology, Media, Telecoms)
  • 2018Asialaw, Rising star lawyer (Intellectual Property)

Speaking Engagements and Publications Close

  • 2016Protection of Content and Assessment of Value thereof – Status of China’s Infringement on Korean Broadcasting Formats and Countermeasures therefor (Broadcasting Culture)
  • 2015Study on Copyright Issues in Outsourced Cinematographic Works, Broadcasting Culture

Admissions/Qualifications Close

  • 2005Admitted in Korea

Languages Close

Korean / English / Chinese