Sung-wook Kim

Patent Attorney at NAM & NAM

Sung-wook Kim, a partner at NAM & NAM, joined the firm in 2011. He is an excellent communicator and this ability led to his being entrusted with IP-related business counselling for clients. His insight and passion for his work is not limited to Korea: he has also gained extensive business experience in the United States, Europe and China. Mr Kim often receives positive feedback for his impressively detailed and well-structured analyses and highly practical advice. He was admitted to the Korean Patent Bar in 2006 and his practice covers a wide range of IP matters, including patent prosecution, enforcement, technology transfer and litigation.

Professional experience

His main areas of technological expertise lie in semiconductors, software, augmented and virtual reality, audio/video devices and artificial intelligence. He has been involved in government projects promoting Korean national lab technology overseas, research projects for industry 4.0 technologies and patent litigation before the Korean Intellectual Property Office and the Korean Patent Court. He has experience in handling patent infringement trials regarding automatic parking facilities, semiconductor devices and fintech business models. His clients include a semiconductor equipment company, a global IT company and a multinational electronics company. He also served as a patent adviser for the Korean research centre of a US company and frequently gives lectures on Korean patent prosecution, IP litigation in South Korea and IP commercialisation.

Professional associations

  • KPAA

Firm details

95 Seosomun-Ro
South Korea

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